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Study: Smartphones Make Parents Ignore Kids

According to a study from Boston Medical Center, parents who used their mobile devices to text, email, or play games while they were around their kids were more likely to ignore or have negative interactions with them. What do you think?

  • “I may not be able to afford a smartphone, but I ignore my kids good as any other dad.”

    Hank Finney
    Mascot Designer
  • “That’s why I bought my 3-year-old his own iPad to stare at. Now everyone’s happy.”

    Doug Scott
    Systems Analyst
  • “I ignore my son because he’s a miserable disappointment, but to each his own, I suppose.”

    Bridget Yelchin
    Claims Adjuster