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Smartphone Parenting: Good Idea Or Bad?

“Using a smartphone to entertain a child is a temptation that nearly every parent succumbs to at one time or another…One US survey found that 70% of children under the age of eight have used a mobile device, while research in Ireland shows 62% of children between the ages of 4 and 11 use smartphones and tablets. The American Academy of Pediatrics says that children under two years of age “learn best by interacting with people, not screens.” “

Article: Parenting infants with a smartphone is a bad idea—and not just for the kids, Quartz