Setting aside time for the family will actually help your child develop. That’s according to our local health unit and the school board.

In some recent parents tips sent out by the school board, they’re encouraging parents to make a family routine that doesn’t include screens or cellphones.

They also have a few tips about internet safety that include using filtering software and privacy settings, monitoring what your child does online, and setting internet guidelines.

For more tips like this from the school board, the health unit, and the OPP, click here.