Thanks for a great virtual walk today!
Growing up Digital: How it Affects our Kids
Dear Walkers,

Thank you to those of you who joined us live for our March 2021 virtual Walk with a Doc!

For the March 2021 walk, we welcomed Dr. Lillie Hidaji who gave a brief, family-friendly talk on Growing up Digital: How it Affects our Kids and then took parent questions live.

AAP Parenting Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics offers parents up-to-date parenting information on a wide range of pediatric topics. Here are a few on-point with our talk this month.

Follow these links to learn more (all links are available in English and Spanish by pressing the link at the very top of each page to change language).
Give Your Child's Eyes a Screen-Time Break: Here's Why

​​​​​​​​Children spend more time than ever staring at digital screens-on computers, tablets, TVs, smartphones, and other devices. All that screen time can take a toll on children's wellbeing, including how their eyes may feel. ​ Research shows...

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www.healthychildren.org
Parents of Young Children: Put Down Your Smartphones

Parents today are more pressed for time than any other generation of parents-and constantly connected. Largely thanks to the smartphone, parents often find it difficult to separate from their hand-held devices. Checking your phone has become both ...

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www.healthychildren.org
Kids & Tech: Tips for Parents in the Digital Age

​​In a world where children are "growing up digital," it's important to help them learn healthy concepts of digital use and citizenship. Parents play an important role in teaching these skills. Treat media as you would any other environment in...

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healthychildren.org
How to Make a Family Media Use Plan

​​From TV to smartphones to social media, our lives are dominated by 24/7 media exposure. Despite this, many children and teens have few rules around their media use. Parents, help your children balance their online and off-line lives! ​ ​​Visit...

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www.healthychildren.org
Constantly Connected: Adverse Effects of Media on...

​Today's children and teens are growing up immersed in digital media. They are exposed to media in all forms, including TV, computers, smartphones, and other screens. Media can influence how children and teens feel, learn, think, and behave. Here ...

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www.healthychildren.org
10 No-Cost, Screen-Free Activities to Play with Your...

Most parents want to provide more for their children than their parents were able to do for them. But, have you ever noticed how kids tend to have fun with things as simple as a cardboard box? It's true.

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www.healthychildren.org
Next Walks on
Sunday, April 11 (English)
Sunday, May 16 (Spanish)
When it is safe to do so, we will resume our in-person walks in Las Vegas and Reno.

In the meantime:
  • Keep walking every day
  • Wear sunscreen
  • Bring water
  • Keep 6 feet from other people
  • For everyone 2 years and older, wear a mask when you can't socially distance

We hope to "see" you at our future virtual walks. We will send registration details and a flyer soon.