#FitIndiaMovement: How smartphones are ruining your child’s fitness

In order to promote fitness among youth, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the #FitIndiaMovement on the occasion of National Sports Day. The Prime Minister said, sports is directly related to fitness and fitness is not a word but a necessary condition of healthy and prosperous life. He said, fitness has been an integral part of […]

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What strategies can parents use to help prevent smartphone addiction in children?

It’s not easy to remember what exactly things were like before smartphones. So they are hiring professionals. A new screen-free parenting coach economy has sprung up to serve the demand. Screen consultants come into homes, schools, churches and synagogues to remind parents how people parented before. Rhonda Moskowitz is a parenting coach in Ohio. She […]

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Will mobile de-addiction centres help curb addiction among children?

Currently, India is witnessing a steep rise in alcohol, drug, and smoking addiction. Especially, teenagers are getting hooked to these addictions in the early years. The government data suggests that addiction among women is also increasing. The union and state governments are doing their best to curb the addiction by strict rules and regulations. But, […]

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Higher screen time linked to increased levels of anxiety in children, suggests study

Even after only one hour of screen time daily, children and teens may begin to have less curiosity, lower self-control, less emotional stability and a greater inability to finish tasks, reports San Diego State University psychologist Jean Twenge and University of Georgia psychology professor W. Keith Campbell. Twenge and Campbell’s results were published in an […]

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Six practical ways to beat your smartphone addiction

An addiction is when the thing you are addicted to begins to control your life and interferes with your daily activities, work, and relationships. With the boom of technology, the signs of addiction can also be found in the form of cell phones. Are missing out on living a fulfilled and rich life because you’re […]

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#NoMobileKnowFamily: Cell phone addiction can affect the parent-child relationship

#NoMobileKnowFamily: Cell phone addiction can affect the parent-child relationship

Our generation is addicted to smartphone, so much so that they have begun to rule our lives. These days, school going children are also glued to the mobile phones. It takes a toll on their health as well as it affects their academic performance. Limiting cell phone use can be helpful for children. Speaking to […]

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#NoMobileKNowFamily: Beware, 2-year olds can also suffer from mobile addiction

#NoMobileKnowFamily: Beware, 2-year olds can also suffer from mobile addiction

‘Gadget-free hours’ are the need of the hour. With most parents showcasing their children’s talent of using gadgets efficiently, it seems to be like a qualification of intellectuality. However, psychiatrists say that the ‘gadget nanny’ for kids and newborns is more than just harmful. “A 2-year-old boy had come to me with his elder brother […]

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