Technology has definitely taken a turning point in the last few years. iPhones, iPods, iPads, and mini iPads have completely wiped kids dry of their energy. Energy that could have been used to play outside with their friends. Instead they all are cooped up inside staring at a screen for nearly 5 hours a day.

I’m not going to lie, I do it too. I love to just sit around, and play on my phone, but that’s not right or healthy. Some of my friends never put their phone down, and it can get annoying. Don’t get me wrong, a lot of the apps are fun, like iMovie. Technology has taken so many hours away from other things kids could have been doing.

Technology has developed so much over the past few years. One of the big improvements was the touch screen iPhones and iPads. Also, all the new cool apps that are being made. There is so much you can do with technology, but there is also so much you can do without technology. No sports include technology, because you don’t need it to have fun.

So if you realize you’re the type of person who stays cooped up all day with your phone or iPad, then take a break. Go do something outside, or play a game. Don’t spend all your energy on killing zombies when you could be playing soccer in the back yard with a group of friends.

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