Parents prefer texting to playing with their kids

Parents, get involved in your child’s play and hear them laugh and see their cheeks turn rosy.

To the editor:

Participaction. What does it mean to your family readers?

This past weekend while doing outdoor activities with my grandchildren, I sadly noticed a child calling out to her mother to push her on a swing, another small child playing ball by himself and two children sitting in a stroller, while all of these parents were sitting around texting or talking on their phones totally ignoring their environment.

Parents, get involved in your child’s play and hear them laugh and see their cheeks turn rosy.

That is participaction.

Pat Chorzempa

Kelowna

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