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    Thoughtful Holiday Gifts for Children – Beyond Smartphones

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    The Dbam o Mój Z@sięg Foundation cautions against choosing smartphones as Christmas presents for children, emphasizing the potential risks associated with excessive screen time.

    The foundation faces resistance and criticism for raising awareness about the harmful effects of screens on children. President Maciej Dębski highlights the lowering age of smartphone initiation, emphasizing the need for informed parenting.

    The emotional attachment formed between children and smartphones, often used as status symbols, raises concerns. The foundation discourages presenting smartphones on significant occasions, reducing emotional ties and potential addiction.

    The foundation recommends giving a used phone, emphasizing shared ownership to avoid potential emotional distress if the device is taken away. Responsible gifting involves fostering respect and care for the device.

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