Last Updated on November 13, 2020Parents know perfectly well the power that technology has over babies and toddlers. Sometimes the only way to stop their crying and calm them down is to put a smartphone in front of them and have them watch a video on YouTube with relaxing or entertaining music and vibrant colors. The parents can then finally unwind a bit. Raising a child can be extremely exhausting. Over time, this habit can cause children to develop some smartphone addiction. They will want to spend more time than supposed clinging to the cell phone screen and may even start ignoring other types of stimulating and fun activities. The impact of phone addiction in kids is still relatively unknown. Technology can help kids to develop their capabilities and make them more prepared to learn new skills. Still, they can have a tremendous negative effect on their sociability and mental health, for example. Like everything in life, balance is the most important thing. Here are six ways to get your kids off devices and limit their screen time.