Do your children spend too long in cyberspace? Do you have to drag them kicking and screaming away from their screens? Have you ever wondered what they’re really doing online? Well… you’re not alone. Our research shows that 72% of parents are concerned about the amount of time their little ones spend online… and it seems they’re right to be worried. One study has found that too much screen time can lead to anxiety, depression & loss of sleep in children. Throw in all the risks from pornography, cyberbullying & scam sites and you’ll find that your children are exposed to an alarming number of threats, all from the palms of their hands.
In the past parents taught their kids road safety and stranger danger. Nowadays the threat is a little closer to home and internet safety is high on everyone’s agenda. If you’re baffled by social media, nervous about cyberbullying or just having trouble reigning in your kids cyber habits, you can find a bunch of helpful guides over on our blog www.homehalo.co.uk/blog/
So who are we? We’re a team of parents turned inventers who got together after growing tired of our kids being in danger online. With 14 children between us we know how difficult it can be to control a Twitter obsessed teenager and an iPad addicted 10 year old, so we decided to do something about it. After studying internet safety for over five years, we developed a solution. HomeHalo is a handy gadget which allows you to set time limits, activate homework mode & all the things you need to keep your kids safe online. Check out our site to find out how we can help your family: www.homehalo.co.uk
Until next time, we’ll leave you to ponder this fact:
“When our children kids’ generation reach 80 years of age, they will have spent 25 per cent of their lives in front of a screen!”
The HomeHalo Team