The Harm of Technology to Kids
The technology is all around us. Take a look at the things around you. Actually, take a look at your pocket or at this screen you are using right now. Technology has produced several great things for us! A lot of times, it helps us make everything faster and simpler.
Smartphones, tablets, individual computers, video games and so on… our life is encompassed by technology and our kids are also using it at home, at class, everywhere around us.
But there are some negative results from technology overuse too, having severe outcomes into our kids’ life. To get the best of electronic devices, parents have to examine its downsides and stop them. We sorted some negative effects of technology you have to pay notice:
1. Connections and Cultural Skills Problems
Children are using electronic devices more and more, and they can be addicted to this, not giving enough time with their family and/or friends. They are most prone to be essentially related with friends, giving photos and texting online than actually meeting them personally.
2. Health Complications
Too much usage of mobile devices can be detrimental to children’s health. The more they use electronic devices, less physical exercises they do. The problem is that risking games online is connected with snacking, replacing the balanced alimentation. As kids spend more time in front of those screens, most of the time in the lounge, less time they use outside working, moving and getting rid of calories. Over time, those ways can result to a huge weight gain.
To stop it from becoming a ritual, parents can discuss with their kids the parental controls and use ScreenGuide App to control screen time. Take note: it’s essential to check the quality and the time they used on electronic devices.
5. Is Your Smartphone Influencing Your Connection With Your Children?
Take a time to think about it, have you reviewed your phone for information a lot of times? How many times did you open your social media accounts when you’re with your children?
Well, several people we know, do this a lot of times, after all, electronic gadgets are great to defeat boredom. But checking out mobile devices for information when we’re around children has its consequences.