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With 5 kids, I can say that as a mom I’ve been lucky that we have never had any major issues with any of them. The kids have always adjusted pretty well to rule changes or rules being added, and have always been understanding that the things we do are in their best interests and for their safety.
Except for when it comes to monitoring and limiting screen-time for some reason.
In our family this has been the biggest battle with all of the kids. While the kids are fine with my saying you only an hour and a half of television during the school week, the two hour device limit seems to really upset them.
While it’s just as important for me to monitor my older kids usage (who are 10 & 14), it’s equally important that I am able to monitor my four and
The parental controls on the girls Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet
Parents can also use the Parent Dashboard to review the digital content their kids are using in FreeTime; this means I can see which apps my kids are using and for how long. This allows us to determine how to manage time limits and educational goals, and remotely adjust their child’s FreeTime settings.
So if I want to make sure the kids read a book or do an educational activity first before playing any fun games, I can enable it through the Parent Dashboard.
Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet
The Fire HD 8 Kids Edition Tablet provides educational and entertaining content kids love. Each tablet comes with a one-year subscription to Amazon FreeTime Unlimited. FreeTime Unlimited provides kids access to over 20,000 books, videos, Audible books, educational apps, and games that are age-appropriate and hand-curated by the Amazon FreeTime team.
Plus, kids also have access over 1,000 age-appropriate, Spanish language books, videos, educational apps, games, and Audible books, plus thousands of kid-friendly and hand-curated websites and web videos.
Do you set limits on your kids devices? If so let me know in the comments below!
Love of impromptu dance parties, 80’s cartoons, and horizontal life pauses (aka naps); Natasha Brown is a stay at home mom of 4 kids, and wife to one lucky guy! In her spare time, she is co-editor of Grits & Grace, as well as editor for The Mother Hustler Blog and Creative Director for the Mother Hustler podcast.