You must be quite amazed to have read the title and now might be wondering how on earth cell phones can be harmful that you need to protect your children from them? Well, it may be wonderment for you but these harmless looking gadgets can be real destructive devices that not just kill the time and energy of your kids but damages mind and the entire thought process. And can be still more dangerous if its usage isn’t restricted.
Whatever you say, you indeed need to protect your children from cellphone. So are you wondering what things on the cellphone prove fatal to your child? Here’s a short list of harms that may grapple your child if you don’t check his mobile usage.
Addiction to Texting & Internet & their Danger
When a child gets hold of a playful and interesting toy like a cellphone, what pleases him the most is the ability to talk with friends through text messages which takes up an addictive form , if not checked. And once addicted to it, your child loses power to write and spell well, also to think and express coherently as while texting nobody writes in a coherent manner. And of course your child loses all his time in this useless addiction.
Same is with internet usage. With easy and more private availability of internet through cellphones, children don’t try to understand the importance of time and keep using internet all the time.
Now what makes texting and Internet usage dangerous other than useless waste of time is the possible threat of bullies threatening your child or some paedophile coming too near your child.
Involvement in Sexting
Sexting is taking up a real huge form and kids are getting more involved in this nefarious crime. A child sending or receiving sext or sexually explicit message through cellphone is a most damaging thing. First of all, your child can be either a victim or the wrongdoer and in both the cases, your child will have to pay a hefty price. Being a victim will mentally upset your child as it directly hits the reputation of your child. And being the wrong doer means getting registered as a criminal which will mark your child with a bad name forever.
How will you save your child from the dangers of cell phone?
It is a simple little move that you need to make. Simply install parental control on your child’s cell phone and protect your child cell phone from all kinds of dangers. The software will keep a check on all that’s happening on your child’s mobile. First, it will give you the total details of all that your child does through his phone. Second, you get to handle your child phone remotely and restrict all the unwanted actions of your child by restricting the phone usage. Finally this kind of cell phone monitoring keeps you in touch with your child all the time.