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NetSmartz holiday tips: Be Smartphone Savvy, Benefits of Online Gaming for Children


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NetSmartz, a child Internet safety initiative of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC), has issued its December 2016 NetSmartz Newsletter offering tips to parents regarding smartphone use rules… and did you know that online gaming can be beneficial for children? For more details, read the newsletter online, then download the Parents’ Guide to Smart Phone Safety and Gaming Safely (PDF documents).


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One thought on “NetSmartz holiday tips: Be Smartphone Savvy, Benefits of Online Gaming for Children

  1. The holidays are here and it’s the best time to bond with your kids. However, most children are far too engrossed with their personal gadgets or smartphones. Since they were exposed to tablets, gaming consoles and smart devices, these kids feel that technology is the only solution to save them from boredom. Parents fear that their children are missing the experience of bonding with family and friends. For children, technology has become their digital pacifier.

    Instead of letting your children immerse themselves in their smart devices, teach them to unplug during their holiday break. Sharing some smartphone rules you can set during the holiday season.

    Posted by MomSecure (@MomSecure) | December 27, 2016, 9:16 pm

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