Sometimes the only way to make progress is to leave something behind.
The iPotty, featured at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, set a new standard as one of the earliest integrations of technology in childhood. Although many gawked at the $40 training toilet, it really shouldn’t surprise us. Technology has slowly become intertwined in kids’ lives earlier and earlier in recent years.
In fact, more children 2-5 years old with Internet access at home know how to play a computer game and use a smartphone than know how to ride a bike or tie their shoelaces.
When 37 percent of teens admit to checking their phone on the toilet, it makes you wonder whether a toilet-training potty with a built-in tablet is so far-fetched.
To learn just how tech-savvy kids are today, check out the full infographic below.