Today’s kids will know how to use a smartphone before they know how to use a potty! That’s the latest from a survey done by Parenting magazine. It’s especially true for the newest generation of parents.
A third of all babies whose parents are under thirty will have used - not just touched or drooled on, but actually used – a smartphone by the time they’re two years old. These Generation Y or millennial moms are part of the first generation of digital natives, or people who grew up with cell phones and computers, and they’re passing that technology onto their kids in a big way. And almost the same number of children who’ve used a smartphone by the time they’re two, will have also have used a video game system, a handheld gaming device and an i-Pod!