smartphones

When Should a Child have a Cellphone?

As I sat at dinner, staring across the table at my husband engrossed in his cellphone, scrolling through Twitter, I briefly daydreamed of life before cell phones. That simple time before smartphones and all of the technology that surrounds us today. That got me thinking, when should a child have a cellphone? According to an …

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What Smartphone Addiction Does to Your Brain

Is smartphone addiction a real thing? Well, smartphone addiction is not an actual diagnosis yet, but it’s in the works. Diagnostic criteria is already being discussed in the psychiatric and medical communities. We can see the addictive behavior in our kids and in ourselves, if we are willing, though. Some signs of addiction are: These …

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