Like many parents, you may be tempted to give your teen or tween a phone to keep them occupied when they are bored or want to communicate with their friends. While this may seem innocent enough, think again. Screen time can impact our kids in ways we still don't fully understand. This article describes the importance of the social and physical health of your teenagers. Though they might be waiting for you to purchase them the phone that "everyone else" already has, instead, consider giving them what they really need. Quality time and attention from you.