With the coronavirus outbreak showing no signs of abating, parents may be keeping their children indoors more. But they should take care that this not result in a spike in screen time.
As screen use rises among children, more evidence continues to surface that this does more harm than most parents realise.
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 23, 2020, with the headline Put a pause on screen time for young kids. Subscribe