Yet more ‘evidence’ that modern parents are listless wasters, taking every short cut possible in order to ensure their kids don’t interfere with their Snapchat habit.
This (worryingly pervasive) view of contemporary mums and dads is (of course) utter nonsense.
Parents today are, as they always have been, over-stretched, over-tired and over-come with the unceasing desire do the very best for their children.
Of course, in an ideal world, screen time wouldn’t be necessary at all. But please, take a look out your window, turn on your screens and read the news – it’s far from an ideal world.
So, can we all stop with this parent-shaming please?
Here’s my piece for Metro.co.uk about why I think screen time is just part of life for a 21st century kid…
What do you think?
The Out Of Depth Dad