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Does technology distract you from parenting?

Much of the concern about cellphones and instant messaging and Twitter has been focused on how children who incessantly use the technology are affected by it. But parents' use of such technology - and its effect on their offspring - is now becoming an equal source of concern to some child-development researchers.

Much of the concern about cellphones and instant messaging and Twitter has been focused on how children who incessantly use the technology are affected by it. But parents' use of such technology - and its effect on their offspring - is now becoming an equal source of concern to some child-development researchers.