Childhood Development, Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction

Partner with Real Battle to Educate Kids and Families

We are raising funds to educate kids and families about the bad effects of excessive digital media use and healthy solutions to counter this problem. See our fundraising campaign here:   Money raised will be used to distribute the following printed infographic to increase awareness and educate kids:   You will improve the […]

Technology, Time Management

Nighttime Phone Usage

Do you check your cell phone after you’ve gone to bed? If so, you’re not alone. A new poll in the United Kingdom found that 45% of young people, ages 11 to 18 check their phone at night and one in 10 of them check it at least 10 times a night.  About 94% of […]

Childhood Development, Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction, Technology

Reduce Digital Media Addiction with Pet Therapy

A furry puppy or a soft kitten: can pet therapy help combat the modern day effects of technology addiction? The tech culture has completely permeated how we live life today and it’s integrated in how our children learn and process information. Our kids are being exposed to technology at young ages and if overused, their […]

Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction, Time Management

Problems with Excessive Use of Social Media

Excessive uses of social media and digital media stimulate the mind and body to stay awake, leading to sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation results in poor performance in life, difficulties in school, depression, anxiety, suicidal ideation, health problems, and many more problems. We recommend less than 2 hours of digital entertainment per day and getting at least […]

Childhood Development, Technology, Video Games

Speech delay and autistic symptoms are reduced when digital media is removed

Speech therapists and autism interventionists are discovering that removal of digital media from young children with speech delay or autistic symptoms changes their developmental trajectory. Bottom line up front is that digital media exposure too early in kids damages language development and may even cause autistic symptoms.

Childhood Development

Kids love screens because of novelty

The human brain is wired to seek novelty, every 4 to 6 seconds. Too much digital media will prevent other areas of the brain to develop, such as writing skills, verbal skills, reading skills, empathy, and many other higher executive functions.

Childhood Development, Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction, Video Games

Bad Company Corrupts Good Character

Allow kids to play age appropriate video games! If you’re a parent and enjoy violent games, play on “your time”… not theirs!