Quarantine related to the COVID-19 pandemic has created unique challenges to families. Many parents are attempting to work, homeschool, and parent simultaneously! As a result of all this home time, various pediatric behavioral challenges have emerged or have been amplified. Here is more information that discusses how to manage some COVID-19 quarantine behavioral issues.
On average, children 8 years of age and older watch greater than 2 hours of TV a day and at least 6 hours per day when all types of media are included (e.g., movies, videos, gaming, social media, etc.) (1) Even children’s programming is quite violent with cartoons showing 25 – 50 violent acts per hour (2,3). […]