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Some Toddlers Today Are Choosing Their Parents' Smartphones or Tablets Over Dolls or Lego Blocks

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April 2, 2013
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Some toddlers today are choosing their parents' smartphones or tablets over dolls or Lego blocks, but experts say too much screen time at a young age can lead to problems.


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