Sunday, October 7, 2012

Why You Shouldn't Text And Parent

Why You Shouldn't Text And Parent, Research shows injuries to kids under five have gone up recently, and experts are looking at smartphones. Stop texting and parenting, "The police officer right over there almost ran my kid over because I was texting my wife."

So begins the latest Wall Street Journal video that's causing massive amounts of buzz today. Apparently, it has struck a serious cord with many parents (who probably saw it on Twitter while they were pushing the swing...?).

"Multitasking makes you dumber." Oh no...

According to researchers and health experts, the amount of injuries to children under five have increased in the last five years. And they're pointing a finger at smartphones, which are distracting on several levels, and dumb us down with all the multitasking.


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