Many adults might take a resolution: not to be sticky with the smartphone in 2020. But most of them couldn’t follow it and break it before the year ends. Same as adults, kids and teens couldn’t stay stick to their resolutions. Here are a few tips that help you keep your teens from spending the whole day glued to their smartphones.
Research says that you only stay to your commitment when you have a true motive behind it. Here you need to give your kid a true motive behind not to stay sticky with the smartphone. A person who starts going to the gym to get a muscular, six-pack body drops away in the short –time, but a person doing it to improve personal health or cure some diseases or to support the family by doing a job which requires a fit body. So, give your kid detailed information why you should avoid excessive mobile use. Sticking with it all the time will not help you get a score in academics.
Believe it or not, an average adult spends around 4 hours using the smartphone while teens spend more than 4 hours looking at the smartphones. You might worry about your teen’s continuously mobile activities. To avoid excessive use of mobile phones, you should make a healthy screen time. It means during study, lunch, dinner and family time, no one will use the mobile phone in a home including you and your spouse. This way you can reduce the use of mobile phone activities like social media, spending time on games and unnecessary chats. This would be an important factor in your new year resolution.
The parental control app is one of the easiest and most suitable options for the parents to get a track record of what their teens do on their mobile phones. Installing a mobile phone monitoring app isn’t a bad way like some parents think that it compromises a teen’s privacy. That’s not true all the time. You can install a phone monitoring app for android and notify your teens for the same. So, they will not feel that they get betrayed by their parents. Don’t forget to explain why you are installing the app.
Today, plenty of cell phone monitoring apps for parents are available in the market and some of them are FREE too. But free apps will never provide the features that a paid one offers. So, better to get a paid child phone monitoring app and install parental control app it on your kid’s mobile.