London, October 5 (ANI): Just 30 percent of parents read to their children daily, according to a survey.
The poll for Disney found that two-thirds of parents and grandparents (67 percent) believe that modern technology in the home distracts them from storytelling while just under a third (29 percent) are too tired for tales, another third (29 percent) get home from work too late and 22 percent are busy with other activities at home, the Daily Express reported.
The poll of 1,000 parents and grandparents of children under the age of six found mothers are most likely to read to their youngsters (48 percent), followed by fathers (21 percent) and grandparents (17 percent).
It also revealed that 58 percent of women were read to when they were children compared with 44 percent of men. (ANI)