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5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Off Their Cell Phones


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Your kid can't hit a home run if he has a phone in his hand.
Your kid can't hit a home run if he has a phone in his hand.
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The best way to get kids off their phones? Limit their downtime. That doesn't mean you need to train for a marathon with them each afternoon, but by keeping kids engaged in an activity, they have no choice but to put their phones down. This can mean asking your children to help you prepare dinner; go for a walk or a bike ride or play a board game together. Really, anything that will keep them engaged and off the phone will work.


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