8 Reasons Not To Give Young Children Smartphones And Tablets And Limit Screen Time For Older Ones
March 19, 2018 17:07
Go to any public place, and you'll see at least several children of different ages with their eyes glued to tablets and smartphones. This is a sad sight, because not many parents are aware of the consequences of letting their children use electronic devices however they want and how long they want. It's very convenient for parents to keep their children busy with a gadget when they go about their business. But the consequences of overusing technology can be dire for the child’s mental and physical health.
It's too early to tell what is the long-term effect of giving children a smartphone or a tablet to keep them occupied, which is especially true for younger children. The generation that can't imagine a world without smartphones and tablets is still growing up. But there are a few things which can result from electronics overuse that are already showing, and they are alarmingly common.