abc_baby_ipad_nt_130605_wgA survey by Northwestern’s School of Communication of 2,300 parents of children aged to 8-years-old found that 37 percent of parents still report they are likely to use their tablet or smartphone to entertain their kids, despite the fact that 54 percent worry their children’s use of mobile devices had a negative impact on their physical activity. Interestingly, only 10 percent of American parents turned to mobile devices to educate their kids.