A daycare's scathing message to technology-obsessed parents has gone viral this week.
A woman who was picking up her child from the daycare service spotted the sign and, clearly agreeing with its message, decided to share it with the world.
Keep scrolling for the full story, and to read their powerful message for yourself.
In today's day and age, children are becoming more and more dependent on technology.
via: GettyYou will seldom find a kid these days who isn't glued to their iPad or cell phone.
Long gone are the days where mother nature was the main source of a child's entertainment...
via: GettyInstead of rolling around in the mud and playing tag like we used to, twenty-first-century kids are instead opting to stay indoors to play virtual games.
Obviously, this kind of reclusive behavior isn't good for anyone.
via: GettyNever mind young children.
Okay, we're all guilty of giving our whining children an iPad in order to keep them quiet for ten minutes...
via: GettyBut many children are developing serious addictions to these devices, and it isn't okay.
And, more often than not...
via: GettyA child's addiction to technology is simply a result of their parents' behavior.
It's common knowledge that the way parents behave has a huge impact on their children...
via: GettyAnd, if they grow up seeing their moms and dads constantly staring at their cell phones or tablets, they will wind up doing the same.
And we're definitely not saying that parents should never go on their phones...
via: GettyBut they should certainly prioritize focusing on their children over scrolling through Instagram. Just saying.
Anyway, more and more parents are becoming increasingly conscious of their technology use around their kids...
via: GettyAnd one daycare center, whose location is currently unknown, has had enough of parents glued to their smartphone.
Juliana Mazurkewicz was picking up her child from the daycare service...
via: FacebookWhen she spotted a scathing message to all technology-obsessed parents on the front doors.
The sign had one clear message...
via: Getty"GET OFF YOUR PHONE".
The daycare's workers had clearly grown tired of watching parents pick up their children, all while glued to their phones.
via: GettyAnd their message questioned: "Your child is happy to see you! Are you not happy to see your child?"
So they decided to address the issue themselves.
via: GettyThey wrote: "We have seen children trying to hand their parents their work they completed and the parent is on the phone."
And that wasn't all.
via: Getty"We have heard a child say 'mommy, mommy, mommy...', and their parent is paying more attention to their phone."
"It is appalling."
via: GettyThe daycare's scathing message quickly went viral and has since had over 2 million shares. Many agreed with the request, claiming that far too many parents are more concerned over their cell phones these days. However, some disagreed, saying that sometimes parents need to check their phones for their jobs. What do you think?