Alexa, read my child a bedtime story! A quarter of parents say they use electronic devices for task

Mail Online | 5/22/2019 | Daily Mail Reporter
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Parents are turning to electronic devices to read their children bedtime stories, it was claimed yesterday.

Children's charity BookTrust said time-poor parents are increasingly relying on mobile phone apps and electronic home assistants – 'smart' speakers that respond to human voices – to carry out the task.

Survey - Parents - Children - Years - Half

Its survey of parents with children under ten years old found that, while almost half aim to read their youngsters a story every night, only a third do so.

Just over 31 per cent said work or commuting stops them getting home in time, while 20 per cent are simply 'too busy'.

Quarter - Assistants

And just over a quarter said they had tried to use virtual assistants –...
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