As Singapore is one of the most connected countries in the world, more and more Singaporean teenagers and even pre-teens own smartphones these days.
A smartphone is something your child will likely ask for sooner or later. When the time comes, deciding whether or not to give them one may be a dilemma for parents.
While the smartphone brings about many benefits for your children, there are also various disadvantages that may result in undesirable consequences. TOUCH Cyber Wellness sheds light on the topic.
Tips for parents
To give or not to give? Before making a decision, you can ask yourself:
TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW) is a pioneer and leading non-profit agency that champions cyber wellness and media literacy education in Singapore. Since 2001, TCW has reached more than 320 schools and one million youths, parents, educators and counsellors through its education, advocacy and intervention efforts.
Want to know more on the latest online trends that may be affecting your child? Need to speak with an expert on your child’s mobile device usage habits? Get in touch with TOUCH Cyber Wellness here!
For more articles on cyber wellness, check out notAnoobie.online, an online cyber wellness resource for parents by TOUCH Cyber Wellness and Singtel.