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Are children spending too much time with their cell phones, electronic games and computers? Is this just part of growing up in our world of electronic gadgets? Do these devices help build good relationships or do they hinder interpersonal skills nurturing?

Driving through the city, I saw two children walking together. One texted on a cell phone and the other played a Game Boy or some device. They were walking together, but not talking together. Later in the day, I heard a teen yell to another, “Don’t come over, send me an e-mail or text me.”

Before the invention of these electronic gadgets, children communicated and occupied their time differently. My friends and I were always looking for some type of physical activities or table games when I was growing up. During the colder months, we had sled riding and other winter activities. Some might even say that the exercise … Read More