The article linked below from Real Simple online, shares the tragic stories from several families. The stories differ in the details, but there is a common factor, technology. These stories reveal the difficulties parents face and the need for them to appropriately respond to the impact that technology can have on their children. If they don’t, the consequences can be dire. In many ways parenting is probably easier than it was centuries ago, but in some ways it certainly seems harder. See the article: Parenting Against the Internet.