Anya Kamenetz is an NPR education correspondent, a host of Life Kit and author of The Art Of Screen Time. This story draws from the book and recent reporting for Life Kit’s guide, Parenting: Screen Time And Your Family.
Elise Potts picked up her 17-month-old daughter, Eliza, from daycare recently. When they got home they were greeted by a strange scene.
“My husband … he’s waving his arms around like a crazy man.” Potts says. “He has these things in his hands, he has a black box on his face … and [Eliza] looks and she points, all confused, and she says, ‘Daddy?’ “
Daddy, it turned out, had a new Oculus virtual reality headset.
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