Smartphones May Harm Your Family Life, a New Study Finds

A new study suggests that such mobile devices as smartphones and tablets are harmful to family life as they can distract people from the process of bringing up children, interfering with family routines and creating stressful situations at home.family life

22 mothers, 9 fathers and 4 grandmothers participated in the study. They were between 23 and 55 years old and cared for toddlers or young children up to age 8.

Spending time in communication with colleagues, friends and the rest of the world affects family mealtime, bedtime and playtime and the result is often a rise in parent-child tension and overall stress, explains Dr. Jenny Radesky, an assistant professor of developmental behavioural paediatrics at the University of Michigan Medical School and a lead author of the study.

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