There’s no doubt iPads are a handy parenting tool.
They keep the kids entertained while you’re working, waiting for a doctor’s appointment, or sitting though a long commute.
However, they can also be really loud and distracting, and grate on the nerves of everyone around you.
Some slightly frazzled mums have taken to Mumsnet to vent their frustration over what they view as rude behaviour by other parents.
AnneGrommit started the debate, writing: “The last few times I’ve been on a train… and on the bus I’ve had my peace disturbed by toddlers with phones/tablets either playing noisy games on them or watching programmes.