Eight hours in the car with your kids will test any parent’s patience. It doesn’t matter if you’re president of the PTA or queen bee of the bake sale, once “Are we theeeerrree yet?” starts to reverberate around the car, it’s crunch time. Who’s having the road trip meltdown first — you or the kids?
To keep the peace, parents will reach for the iPad or portable DVD player in the hopes someone like Dora will hold the wee ones over. But would you pass out the gadgets if you knew they were harmful to your child’s development?
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