Today I have a guest post about protecting kids from electronic addiction. We don’t yet have to ward against this problem, since the girls don’t have access to any electronics yet. But I’m sure they will, and sooner rather than later.
Some people are not as fully aware of the problem as others. Some are adults fully immersed in an electronic addiction of their own, with iPods and smart phones. Many think that with society in the age of electronic media, it may be better to allow kids to acclimate to an electronic, internet driven society. Like most addictions, however, electronic addiction sneaks up on you. Symptoms are similar to any psychological addiction. They include lack of socialization, lack of a desire to take care of your own needs, and of course huge amounts of time in front of the video screen.