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Children are starting school not able to speak properly because their parents are too busy looking at their smart phones to talk to them, a senior Labour MP has said.

Shadow Education Secretary Tristram Hunt warned that children’s development and their long-term prospects are being impacted by irresponsible parents more interested in Instagram and Twitter than reading nursery rhymes.

We ask parenting expert Sue Atkins how to balance a busy life with being a parent.

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