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Family & Relationships A second-grader said they wish cellphones didn't exist because their parents are on them all the time — and it's going viral

20:01  24 may  2018
20:01  24 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

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A second - grader said they wish cellphones didn ' t exist because their parents are on them all the time — and it ' s going viral . A second -grade teacher in Louisiana shared a photo of her student saying they wished cellphones didn ' t exist . The kid said their parents use their phones too much

I wish I didn ’ t buy / hadn’t bought it. hospital, and said to myself ‘ It ’ s the time 1. 4 … got up and have went to school!’ A second - grader wrote about how they wish cellphones were never invented, because they eat up so much of their parents ' time — and a photo of it has gone viral .

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A second-grader wrote about how they wish cellphones were never invented, because they eat up so much of their parents' time — and a photo of it has gone viral.

The child's teacher, Jen Adams Beason, shared a photo of the unnamed student's assignment on Facebook last Friday. It has now been shared more than 256,000 times.

Here's what the assignment said (in the students' words):

"If I had to tell you what invention I don't like I would say that I don't like the phone. I don't like the phone because my panert are on their phone every day. A phone is sometimes a really bad habet.

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Yep millions of parents are reading it , on their phones.

I wish I didn ’ t buy / hadn’t bought it. hospital, and said to myself ‘ It ’ s the time 1. 4 … got up and have went to school!’ A second - grader wrote about how they wish cellphones were never invented, because they eat up so much of their parents ' time — and a photo of it has gone viral .

"I hate my mom's phone and I wish she never had one. That is an invention that I don't like."

Beason, who lives in Louisiana, added: "Get off your phone" and "listen to your kids." She noted that four out of her 21 students said similar things.

A study of 170 families in the US, published last year, found that children behaved worse when their parents spend too much time on their smartphones.

Children sulked, whined, threw tantrums, and showed signs of hyperactivity or restlessness more when parents used smartphones while talking to their children.

Actions could be as simple as checking text messages during children's playtime or mealtimes.

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