Internet Gaming Disorder & Addiction, Time Management

Problems with Excessive Use of Social Media

Excessive uses of social media and digital media stimulate┬áthe 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!