Years ago, my husband had a blackberry for his job. I hated the thing. He was constantly checking his work messages and it seemed like we couldn't escape, no matter where we were. So it was a very happy day when he dropped the thing in the cats' water dish and it stopped working :)
I think a lot about electronics now that I'm a mom. My kids are growing up in a world that's full of devices and gadgets. It's just reality for them. Where do I draw the line? Especially since I'm a tad bit addicted myself!
Here's one mom's story of her family vacation, and their battle over texting, cell phones and video games.