Is binge-watching TV bad for kids?
Streaming TV services make it easy to watch shows without taking a break, but watching too much TV may be harmful. Certain problems are linked to watching too much TV, such as obesity, poor sleep, falling grades, and even low self-esteem. Binge-watching TV every so often is OK, but balance is best. Help kids plan a weekly schedule. Include a mix of healthy activities, such as homework, chores, playdates, family time, and media.