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How To Make Your Children Stop Using Mobile Phone

Stop prioritising using cell phones in front of your children.
  • Kumari Rajnigandha
  • Editorial
Published -28 May 2022, 12:17 ISTUpdated -28 May 2022, 12:35 IST
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Keeping children away from screens in today's online world is a massive struggle for parents. However, there are certain advantages to using the media. In today's world, smartphones and tablets are becoming indispensable learning aids for children. While the online world has many advantages, it is also very addicting and may have a negative impact on a child's development. Children can develop bad inclinations as a result of irresponsible use of mobile phones.

Create An Engaging Environment

More and more kids are being forced to stay indoors due to limited play spaces. As a result, kids spend the majority of their time playing with toys. Some people become addicted to technology such as cellphones, which can also be used as entertainment devices. 

To avoid this, take your child to a park or a local playground where he or she can run around and play. If that isn't possible, enrol him in a local sports club or take him for regular walks to see nature's beauties.

Smartphone Schedule

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Setting aside enough time allows parents to keep track of and limit the amount of time spent on electronics, as well as avoid excessive smartphone use. Parents can develop the habit of routine in their children by introducing a schedule, which will prevent them from spending too much time in front of the computer. 

Smartphones have become an inseparable part of our lives, and keeping them away from youngsters is challenging. As a result, teach your kids that he or she can only use your smartphone for a certain amount of time.

Encourage Family Time With No Phones

You should encourage your youngster not to use his or her phone or any other digital device during family time because it makes him or her anti-social and impairs communication.

When you let your child use the phone whenever they want, they won't put it down, even if you're at a family event. As a result, it's best not to let them use the phone when they're eating dinner or doing something else with their family.

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Bond With Your Child

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Despite the fact that most parents have highly busy lifestyles, it is critical to set aside time to bond with their children. Playing board games with your child or involving her in tasks like cooking or gardening with you will make her feel valued and useful. As a result, she will no longer use her smartphone to escape loneliness. You can also encourage your kids to engage in activities such as simple science experiments, music listening, reading, creative writing, drawing, or painting.

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