How Does Distracted Parenting Affect Kids

In this interesting article from The Atlantic, we find that it’s a big deal to have our interactions with our children interrupted by notifications.

Based on the title, and my own thoughts, this was the outcome I expected from the article. It does drive home how pronounced the affect is, particularly in younger children.

We’re at a new house as of October and I have yet to find a great spot where I can hear if my wife calls, and not have my phone in a spot where it easily sings it’s siren song to my attention.