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Best Educational Websites for Kids

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Even pediatricians agree that a little bit of screen time each day is okay for kids.
Air Date: 3/19/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Kathleen Berchelmann, MD
Berchelmann-012Kathleen Berchelmann, M.D., is a pediatrician at St. Louis Children's Hospital, Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine, and an official spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics. Kathleen is the co-founder and director of ChildrensMD, a blog written by five dynamic mom-pediatricians who share their true confessions of trying to apply science and medicine to motherhood. Kathleen and her husband are raising five children.

Dr. Berchelmann is a frequent contributor to health and parenting TV news segments including Fox New's "Happening Now," with Jenna Lee and Jon Scott, and St. Louis stations KTVI (Fox) and KSDK (NBC).

Her written work has been featured in print and online publications including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, the Chicago Tribune, and TIME magazine. She has a weekly online question and answer forum on STLToday.com.
Best Educational Websites for Kids
Even pediatricians agree that a little bit of screen time each day is okay for kids.

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children over the age of two should be limited to two hours of recreational screen time per day.

On this segment of Healthy Children, Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann shares the best educational web sites for kids -- interactive sites that every parent can feel good about letting their kids enjoy.
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