12 Nov '11, 6pm

Television and Children

Television and Children

Movie night around our house is a very big deal. Its a big deal because its the only television that my stepdaughters , Serena (eight years old), and Ari (six years old), are allowed to watch. It becomes an event rather than an every day happening. Makes it even more special. My wife, Jesseca is very adamant about this and I totally agree with her. Even we watch very little television, on average about two nights a week for an hour each. So what’s the big deal about children watching television ? After all, its a great babysitter, frees the parents up to do other things, and keeps the children pacified for a few hours. Parents and children can even share some programming. And after all, most of us were brought up watching a few hours of television every day, and look how we turned out. (Well, that last point may not be the strongest argument, but you get the picture). The ...

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