Teens who spend more time reading are likely to have a better understanding of other cultures; reading helps broaden their minds as they learn more about the world in general – other people who aren’t similar to them. Also, by reading, they learn that everyone has problems of their own. Such knowledge can be liberating; it helps them feel normal if not encouraged to seek solutions to their own teenage problems; or, at least, it helps them see how preventable, solvable and similar their problems actually are.
Like it or not, we’re in the digital age surrounded by all things internet of things. The internet is an increasingly important part of our daily lives. Consequently, our kids’ lives become increasingly digital by the minute. As a result, smartphones became extensions of ourselves. Talking about smartphones, sigh, teenagers and smartphones these days, they are one unstoppable force that can’t be separated.
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