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and to the smart­phone My child is ad­dicted

I do now? tablet. What should

no hap­pens be­cause Ad­dic­tion of­ten start. You’d set from the bound­aries were lol­lies, free ac­cess to of giv­ing her never dream over-in­dul­gence; dan­gers of know­ing the are no dif­fer­ent. elec­tronic “sweets” tie the to ban ac­cess, Since it’s un­re­al­is­tic time limit. Tell bench­mark and priv­i­lege to a day, for an hour a use the iPad her: “You can blank with a ________ (fill but only if you Learn what play to­gether. task) first.” And her to other en­joys, and lead it is that she apps that ac­tu­ally age-ap­pro­pri­ate more build skills.

Brian Caswell, Mind­champs

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