Many of us are aware of the detrimental effects of too much screen time for ourselves and our children. What most struggle with is ensuring that our lifestyles actually speak to that. I’ve also found that we must release our expectations for what our living spaces “should” look and feel like when we have small children. Let’s accept the fact that children can be very loud and very messy. It is what it is. Remember that as they get older things will change. I find cleaning up at the end of the day works best for me. Throughout the day things can get pretty hectic with giving my daughter space to run, get dirty etc.