Childhood Development, Technology, Time Management, Video Games

Time is limited, how are you filling your child’s mind?

From birth to 18 years of age, children have a limited amount of time for development and mastery of skills. What your child does, the games your child play, and the thoughts they have will determine who and what they will be in the future. Using too much technology: video games, cell phones, and screen time will sacrifice critical areas of development. When children spend too much time in one thing, they sacrifice development and mastery of other skills.

Malcolm Gladwell states that 10,000 hours are necessary for mastery of skills.  Which skills are you programming into your child’s mind: empathy, athletic skills, social aptitude, verbal abilities, or mastery of gaming puzzles?