The Center for Media and Child Health at Children's Hospital in Boston helps families to use media in healthy ways. CMCH offers tips to control time, pay attention to content and context, use critical thinking, and create and model media mastery. The Center recommends parents set time limits, co-view, pay attention to media ratings, and model healthy media habits. Learn more on the Center for Media and Child Health site at Center on Media and Child Health.
Have questions about child and media health? You can ask CMCH Director Dr. Michael Rich on the Ask the Mediatrician. Questions are answered every Monday and Thursday. Check out Ask the Mediatrician.