Therapist’s Advice For Parents Of Pre-Teens In Lockdown

Schools across the world are shutting down, and governments are ordering citizens to stay in their homes. Hopefully these actions will stop the spread of the Coronavirus.

With so many children stuck at home without their usual routine, there is no doubt that many parents have questions. Should extra steps be taken to curb internet usage? Should strict schedules still be enforced? What’s the best way to help their child cope with isolation?

We found a wonderful article by Quartz in which a therapist who specializes in children ages 10 to 14 gives parents advice on the best ways to cope during this difficult time. You can read the article by clicking here.

To help keep track of your child’s device use and teach them positive habits, we recommend utilizing technology such as MMGuardian- a parental control app that parents can use to be as hands on or off as they want while ensuring their children stay safe. MMGuardian offers an extensive list of features for parents of children with Android phones such as SMS and social media message monitoring (including TikTok, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp), app control, time limits, contact blocking, web filtering, location, and priority alerts for concerning topics such as bullying, suicide, inappropriate pictures, and more.

To get started with MMGuardian and receive a 14-day free trial, click here.

Consider also joining our Facebook group “Tech-Savvy Parenting” to discuss raising kids in the 21st century with other parents.


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