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Our recent article has been published in the Journal of Child and Family Studies. In this research study, we gathered data from 604 mothers with children under the age of six within our country. Our observations revealed a noteworthy correlation: as the perceived stress levels among mothers increased, so did their reported problematic smartphone usage, characterized by frequent and constant phone checking. Furthermore, mothers experiencing higher stress levels and engaging in more problematic smartphone use reported more frequent disruptions in their communication with their children due to technology-related distractions. These findings underscore the significance of smartphones as a factor that warrants consideration in the context of parent-child communication.