Hold the phone, are texting parents bad for kids?
Christian Science Monitor
School of Medicine
A new study published in Pedriatrics by a team from Boston Medical Center and Boston University Medical Center concludes that, depending on the level of absorption into activities on a smart phone, caregivers using a smart phone at mealtimes were harsher on their kids acting out at the table…
“Caregivers who were highly absorbed in their devices seemed to have more negative or less engaged interactions with children.”