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Great Ways to Prevent Phone Addiction in children

Phone addictions go beyond your child’s preoccupation with virtual reality. Scientists are still exploring the many effects of this type of addiction. According to recent research, over half of all parents are concerned that their teen’s excessive phone use is affecting their mental health.   If you do not want your child to get addicted, here are some things you can do: 1. Monitor your child’s phone screen time The new apple update (IOS 12) comes with an automatic screen time monitor which allows you to get real-time reports on how much time you or your kids spend on your devices surfing the web, on social media sites or playing games.   This screen time monitor is a great way […]

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How to manage your child’s social media privacy – Instagram

Social media is like a salad. There are as many people as there are ingredients. Vibrant and colourful and with many different individuals combined in no particular order on the same platform.   Just as any ingredient can be a part of the salad, anyone can be a part of social media, even under false pretences. Thus every parent’s most significant concern is born. How do I keep my child’s account safe from predators and strangers?   Start with your privacy settings. Instagram Instagram is a social networking app made for sharing photos and videos from a smartphone. Similar to Facebook or Twitter, everyone who creates an Instagram account has a profile and a news feed. Videos and pictures you […]

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The Amazing New IOS update that helps you prevent phone addiction

The truth is that most kids are addicted to their phones whether they know it or not. Addiction to Phones is more severe in children than in adults. In a 2018 survey of parents with children younger than 18, half of the parents feel that their child is “addicted” to their mobile device. 32% of the surveyed parents say the same about themselves. So, we have to set good examples for our children.   The new Apple update IOS 12 introduced a new feature that will give parents everywhere some peace of mind. The new function is called ‘screen time’ is less of a digital nanny and more of a virtual manager. It gets stats of what you and your […]

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11 Signs your teen suffers from a phone addiction

Is the internet overshadowing the conversations you have with your teen? Is family time never enough for your them? Trust us. You are not alone.   According to a 2016 survey, at least half of teenagers felt addicted to their devices. The study in January of 2018 reveals that 47% of parents believe their teen is addicted to their phone.       Although the APA has not entered ‘internet addiction’ into the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for the social sciences (DSM) as a psychological disorder, addiction to ‘tech’ devices is all too real; it is even more severe for children and adolescents because they are still at that impressionable stage in development.   So, how can you tell if […]

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6 helpful tips to curb your child’s cellphone addiction

Kids today have it harder than we did. Electronic screens are so alluring that it’s difficult for the child to focus on other parts of their lives. The convenience of having everything at their literal fingertips makes it easy to get addicted. It’s becoming strange to think there was a time when the most addictive things to us were going to the mall and hanging out with friends. In a  2018 survey of parents with children younger than 18, 47% of parents feel that their child is ‘addicted’ to their mobile device.   So you’ve noticed your teen exhibits the signs of a cell phone addiction you are concerned but you don’t know how to help. Here’s what you can […]

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Great Ways to Prevent Phone Addiction in children

Phone addictions go beyond your child’s preoccupation with virtual reality. Scientists are still exploring the many effects of this type […]

How to manage your child’s social media privacy – Instagram

Social media is like a salad. There are as many people as there are ingredients. Vibrant and colourful and with […]

The Amazing New IOS update that helps you prevent phone addiction

The truth is that most kids are addicted to their phones whether they know it or not. Addiction to Phones […]

11 Signs your teen suffers from a phone addiction

Is the internet overshadowing the conversations you have with your teen? Is family time never enough for your them? Trust […]

6 helpful tips to curb your child’s cellphone addiction

Kids today have it harder than we did. Electronic screens are so alluring that it’s difficult for the child to […]