If you see a person running while constantly tapping their phone, it is likely they are catching a Pokémon.
Pokémon Go is the new sensation among teens and adults. It is the game everyone is talking about and playing.
But Why Am I Calling It A Hazard For Teens?
Because it is making kids forget the basic rules to follow while on a street. They run and run without looking where they are going. People crashed their cars and kids fell down or bumped into things due to this. A girl crossed a highway while playing Pokémon Go and was hit by a car. She rolled into theair before hitting the ground and suffered from multiple injuries. The girl and her mother blame this game for everything.
Now I know you must be thinking that the teen should have been responsible while crossing the road. But we all know how teens are. They are adventurous and reckless. They don’t fear much and there is no stopping them when they start playing games. They have to ace all the levels and be the best. The thrill and the adrenaline rush are enough to keep them going for hours and become unaware of their surroundings.
Also Read: PokémonGo Has Got Everyone on the Go, But How Far Should We Go?
Have Your Control Back with FamilyTime
So like I said, there is no stopping them unless you stop the game. Yes, if your teen is addicted to the game and you worry about his or her safety, you can easily block the game with FamilyTime. Just put it on the blacklist and you won’t have to worry about them hitting a car or anything else for that matter!
Click here for app blocking procedure.
If you are a softie and think that teens should be able to have some fun without getting addicted. You can do that too by limiting their screen time. Set little breaks throughout the day, this way your kids can have fun and stay safe from addiction.
See here to see limit screen time guides.
There is more you can do. When your kids are outside playing they can unknowingly go to unsafe neighborhoods or far off places. To prevent this you can keep a check on their location. If they go somewhere dangerous, you can have a talk with them. If they get into a bad situation, they can send you a panic alert for help.
So here is the thing, it all depends on how responsible they are. If they are the daredevil kind and get, you can simply get rid of the game. If not, you can let them play, but still keep some check and control in case they get into trouble unknowingly.
Also Read: Your Kids Just Can’t Stop Playing Games? Here is What You Can Do!
FamilyTime has all the facilities for you. Your perfect tool to maintain balance and peace in your house!
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