So what can be done? The solution is really simple – we should spend more time with our children, teach them how they can really take advantage of their free time from school and learning. It’s best to completely isolate small children from any electronic gadgets – a two year old won’t understand a lot from a cartoon that he’s watching anyways, and will learn much more by playing and singing songs with his mum and dad. In the case of older children, the situation may be a bit more difficult – we have to gradually reduce the time spent in front of a computer screen or TV, and we should show how else it is possible to relax.
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