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Kids & Technology: When To Unplug

8.2 The Moms1

NEW YORK (WLNY) – It’s a big issue for modern day parents.

When do you “unplug” your kids from technology?

A recent study by the Kaiser Family Foundation found that nearly half of kids ages eight to 18 who were heavy media users – people who text, e-mail, surf the web much of the day – typically earned struggling grades.

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Another study found that more children ages two to five know how to play a computer game than ride a bike or know how to swim.

How to disconnect your kids is also something for parents to think about.

“The Moms” Denise Albert and Melissa Gerstein visited The Couch to weigh in on the matter. Check out the full interview for their advice.