Is Rising Technology Changing Your Child's Lifestyle?

21 Apr 2017

Expanding technology has changed the way people are living in this world and it has put a huge impact on children’s life. 

If we talk about old days, a mere 20 years ago, children used to prefer playing sports and outdoor activities. However, families of the 21st century are totally different. Today, children are more connected with technologies such as the laptop, mobile phones, tabs and much more. The technology has changed the very foundation of our families and it causes a breakdown of core values that long ago were the fabric that held families together.

To make lives active, faster and more efficient parents heavily rely on communication, information, and transportation technology. Entertainment technology such as TV, the Internet, etc has advanced so rapidly, that families have scarcely noticed the significant impact and changes to their lifestyles. 

Earlier children used to play outside all day, riding bikes, playing sports and building forts. Masters of imaginary games, children of the past created their own form of play that didn’t require costly equipment or parental supervision. Many experts have also advised these outdoor games to children for a healthy mind and body. 

Despite the facts, children now rely on technology for the majority of their play, grossly limiting challenges to their creativity and imaginations.  Moreover, excess use of technology also limiting necessary challenges to children’s bodies to achieve optimal sensory and motor development. However, there are several ways through which parents can help their child to maintain a good lifestyle. 

The parents can involve in various sports and creative activities along with their children to make them understand the benefit of sports. Playing alongside your children make them fit. Additionally, it is a great way for parents to show they are interested in their child’ life and education.

Posted By - Priyanka Negi