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People Are Divided Over This Shower Curtain That Lets Kids Use Their Devices In The Tub

emily.mcwilliams 27 Sep 2019

Many parents, myself included, tend to use screen time as a way to have 10 minutes of peace and quiet, or do a few chores without interruptions. TV shows and tablets can be educational in small doses, but some people are wondering if one product has gone too far.

Most parents know that bath time can be a bit of a struggle.

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I would personally love to soak in a warm tub for hours. My toddler? Not so much apparently.

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One company has come up with a way to make bath time a little easier for parents with their tech-friendly shower curtain.

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This shower curtain from Better Than Bubbles has pockets to hold your devices while you're in the tub. You can find the shower curtain on Amazon for about $17.

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While the product isn't specifically for kids, a lot of parents have used it to their advantage.

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Its pockets can hold devices like tablets or phones, meaning that you can turn on Netflix while you're trying to wash your little one's hair.

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Online, parents have been raving about this product.

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"My kids now LOVE taking a bath – They race upstairs and into the bathroom to get first dibs on the shows they will watch or the songs they will pick. The curtain securely holds the iPad while the kids easily navigate through their shows and apps," one Amazon review said.

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However, experts are continuing to warn parents about the dangers of excessive screen time in children.

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The shower curtain's popularity has sparked a debate about whether kids should be using devices in the bath at all since a number of studies have urged parents to limit screen time in children and teens.

So what do you think? Is this product genius or problematic?

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