'Mommy, put down your phone!': Are you a distracted parent?

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Be present. Appreciate and soak in all the little treasures of parenthood.
Be present. Appreciate and soak in all the little treasures of parenthood.

Most parents of small children are millennials (born roughly between 1981 and 1996) and don't know what it's like to do anything – including raising children – without a cellphone.

Technology is wonderful, but we're not yet sure about the long-term damage our dependence on the devices and other gadgets could have on our little ones.

Besides drawing all our time, energy and focus away from our children, what are the potential pitfalls of staying connected 24/7/365?

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