He barely raised his head from the screen as he skipped classes at school, became non co-operative at home, even quite abusive, and his world began to fall apart. In a fit of rage a couple of weeks ago he threw the phone at an object and it broke.
After a period of withdrawal he is suddenly a different child. He is not only co-operative at home but helpful with chores and even cleaning his room. The facts are that computers and electronic gadgets are not a brain stimulant that parents expect to be.