Rise in child injuries may be linked to distracted parenting | WJLA.com: For many parents, it’s a technological tug-of-war a juggling act between their devices and their kids.
"It's a struggle. It's constantly dinging and going off, and you want to respond," says mother Jodi Whiteman.
Last July, she was caught between a stack of work emails on her device and her six-year-old daughter Lindsey, who wanted to play on the monkey bars in their backyard:
"I said, 'no, no, no, just one more minute,' and she kept saying, 'but I want to go -- c'mon mom, c'mon mom.' And I said, 'you know what, just go."