How much tech is too much for kids? Parents struggle with gadget overload

Itís a 21st century twist to age-old kid-parent tensions. Parents are used to judging when the time is right to buy junior a 10-speed or get their daughterís ears pierced. Now they face additional duties deciding when itís OK to let their children tune out or reach out with the likes of pocket-sized music players and cell phones. Kids pine for them, but parents are leery.

Experts in child psychology say parents should resist making such major purchases without first taking into account the childís maturity, the familyís values and other factors. How much tech is too much for kids? - Tech News & Reviews -

Linked by shanmuga Sunday, 27th November 2005 11:40PM