12 02, 2017

Are Smartphones dangerous to your kid’s eyes

By | 2017-04-17T12:10:15+00:00 February 12th, 2017|Child Safety|0 Comments

Scientists are warning parents about the dangers associated with too much cell phone use. Children holding mobile phones too close to their face are at increased risk of becoming cross-eyed with the condition affecting children who use phones four to eight hours per day. While smartphones may seem like an easy way to keep young children entertained, doctors and researchers say that there are ways to utilize smartphones without increasing your child’s [...]

21 12, 2016

Prevent Your Kids From Becoming A Gadget Addict

By | 2017-04-17T12:44:59+00:00 December 21st, 2016|parental tips, Screentime|0 Comments

Is your son turning fretful and restless of late?  Does he throw tantrum when you ask him to surrender his gadgets? Or is your daughter refusing to eat without playing her favorite game on the iPad? Do you find their concentration suffering and grades falling consistently? If you have answered “Yes” to even one of these questions, the chances are that your child must be suffering from gadget addiction already. You need [...]

8 09, 2016

Should Parents Monitor their Children’s Social media?

By | 2017-05-29T05:40:07+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Blog, Child Safety, online safety|1 Comment

Social networking is on the rise, a recent survey conducted by ASSOCHAM (Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India) , revealed that on avg of 73% children aged between 8 and 13 in metropolitan cities are using Facebook and other social networking sites. The survey also said that almost 82% parents helped their kids create their Social Media profile. DS Rawat, secretary-general, ASSOCHAM, says, “Children’s are gaining access to social media at a [...]

4 12, 2015

Striking the Digital Balance

By | 2017-05-08T13:25:33+00:00 December 4th, 2015|Blog, Child Safety, Parental Control, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Children today are being introduced to digital devices from a very early age. An overnight train journey today presents the funny picture of how parents are using digital technology, as a means to distract children when it comes to even the simplest of activities like eating dinner. But this situation begs the question, how do we strike a digital balance in a digital world? With digital technology seeping into almost every aspect [...]

23 11, 2015

What The State Can Practically Do To Protect Children From Porn

By | 2017-05-08T13:27:50+00:00 November 23rd, 2015|online safety, parental tips|0 Comments

  Have you YouTube-d Barbie of late? Chances are you will find some very "exciting" content past the first page. If you're an adult, that is. However, that excitement might turn to dismay if your six-year-old chances upon the same content. Recently, the government's attempt to block 857 pornographic sites led to a major furore, with audiences of adult content and moral inspectors locking horns. The majority won and the ban was retracted; the [...]

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