“While you were ordering off Amazon, I built the tallest tower of blocks. I thought you would have been proud. While you were posting a photo on Instagram, I was twirling like a princess to make you feel better because you were having a bad day.”
“My first thought was, ‘Did I buy this in my sleep?!’ It was already in transit to my house. It was too late to cancel the order. Then, I got it. An email notification. I went into full blown panic mode with no off button.”
“His little body leaped off the ground and dove for the iPad in my lap. In between hiccups, coughs, deep gasps, he said, ‘MOMMY… I… NEED… IT.’ I replied a stern, ‘No, baby. You do NOT need it.’ Then, mommy did the unthinkable. ‘We’re going on an adventure.'”
A 2016 study noted we touch our cell phones 2,617 times a day.