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Stretch-n-Grow of Winston-Salem (and the Triad), North Carolina

Jennifer Hansel - Owner/Director
(336) 287-1193  |

Welcome to Stretch-n-Grow of the Triad!   This year marks our 16th year serving children, families, and child care centers! 

We are passionate about helping children learn about fitness and building the foundation for a lifetime of healthy habits!

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Cellphones and mobile devices have become a necessity for children. During the pandemic, they've had to use them for socializing, entertainment, and even to take classes. Still, if you want to make sure that your child's cellphone won't become a distraction, the following post will share tips on how you can prevent that.

How to Prevent Cellphone Distractions

  1. First of all, you need to set rules and enforce them. Talk to your child and establish certain time and behavioral limits for their cellphone usage.
  2. Even if you establish rules, it's still important that you enable the parental controls that your child's mobile device offers. This way, you can have a tighter grip on what your child does and how long they use their cellphone.
  3. If you truly want to prevent cellphone distractions, sit down with your child and help them realize that their responsibilities (with school, around the house, etc.) come first and that they're only allowed to use it after they're done with theirs.
  4. As a matter of fact, you should use your child's cellphone as an incentive. Whenever they feel unmotivated to fulfill their duties, the promise of using the cellphone afterward can help them remain focused.
  5. Finally, this is only suggested for the most extreme situations, but take away your child's cellphone as a last resort, when they've shown they don't have the maturity for it.

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