Kid Crono Parental tips
Time flies when our children are having fun with their smartphone and tablet. We as parents often feel it’s too much and we worry about the impact on their health and behaviour. When our kids want to use them more and more compulsively, it becomes challenging for parents to set time limits for entertainment on mobile devices. In this blog you will find all our selection of parental tips from simple tutorials to set parental controls or to limit the internet access, as well as articles, statistics and guidelines for an appropriate and healthy use of mobile technology.
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How can I identify if my child is addicted to video games?
Would you say your kid is simply interested, entertained, attracted, enthusiastic, passionate, hooked or addicted? Find out now. While every kid reacts differently to video games, the negative impact of excessive use of digital screens is now largely demonstrated by numerous paediatric studies. Drawing the line between healthy and unhealthy use of technology is more subtle that it seems. We offer you an […]
11 steps to unplug children from smartphones
Getting your children to turn off all screens (television, smartphone, iPad, iPhone, Wii, PlayStation, etc.) without asking them to do so more than 5 minutes without tantrums or cries. Mission impossible? Maybe not In this article we share some ideas and the steps to unplug children from smartphones and other entertainment screens. It is […]
5 reasons and 7 ideas for setting limits with your children
Do you worry about the addictive nature of entertainment screens? Are you wondering what are the best ways for setting limits with your children? According to a study by Communicus, the main users of tablets are kids between 6 and 9 years old (83%) and youngsters up to 12 years old old (80%). However, children […]
How to prevent App Store purchases in 2 minutes
Did your child purchase a game or other item on the App Store believing it was free? Kids are wonderful explorers. Have you noticed how they move their fingers across the screen touching any icon or images that catch their attention? They are always discovering and learning but sometimes they purchase apps “unintentionally”. Advertising immersed into most […]
5 steps to avoid deleting parental control apps
You kid uninstalled your brand new parental control app in a trice? You have to be smarter. Learn how. If you have not set the iOS Restrictions in your Smartphone, anyone can delete apps like Kid Crono “inadvertently”. The restrictions are indispensable if you leave the iPod, iPad or iPhone out of reach of children. […]
Advantages and disadvantages of video games
Do you know the advantages and disadvantages of video games for children? Obviously your kid is having fun, but do you know why people love video games? Maybe your kid is not aware of the reason, she/he just likes it. Video games stimulate curiosity and imagination. They also strengthen self-esteem as children overcome challenges, going to […]
8 basic security measures for parents of digital natives
11 basic security measures for parents of digital natives in order to have a healthy and proper relationship with smartphones.
11 steps for a healthy relationship with technology
Are you worried that your children spend too much time in front of the screens? Would you like your child to have a healthy relation with technology?