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Kids and Tv

This Is What Your Child Looks Like Watching TV

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.11.2015 | Arts

Emmeline "Television has changed the American child from an irresistible force to an immovable object," educator Laurence J. Peter once said. I...

One More Reason To Monitor Kids' Screen Time

Posted 03.18.2014 | Parents

BY ANDREW M. SEAMAN NEW YORK Mon Mar 17, 2014 5:34pm EDT (Reuters Health) - Children whose mothers pay close attention to how much time they spend...

WATCH: Little Kids Aren't Supposed To Talk Like This

Posted 12.30.2013 | Parents

Just as parents have been known to absorb annoying language trends from their kids, children are apt to pick up the language and behaviors they observ...

Yes, My Kids Watch TV. Alert The Authorities.

Liz Gumbinner | Posted 02.01.2014 | Parents
Liz Gumbinner

I'm all for parents making their own choices for their kids. But what I'm not down with is a parent claiming moral superiority with the no TV thing, telling me "we'd prefer him to use his imagination instead."

How Screen Time Affects Kids' Sleep Schedules

Posted 07.26.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Computers can help us do homework and keep in touch with our friend...

Why My Son Isn't Getting His Wish This Year | Posted 02.17.2013 | Parents

Needless to say, you can imagine the shock when our 6-year-old asked for an iPod Touch for Christmas. Who the hell did he think he was? Alex P. Keaton?

Study Tests Practical Approach To Reducing Kids' Screen Time

Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents

By Andrew M. Seaman NEW YORK | Mon Nov 5, 2012 12:37am EST (Reuters Health) - A program aimed at reducing the number of hours young children spent...

Catherine Pearson

Kids Are Exposed To How Much Background TV? | Catherine Pearson | Posted 10.16.2012 | Parents

Many parents work hard to limit the amount of time their kids spend glued to the television, but a new study finds that exposure is nonetheless creepi...

The Parenting Vow I Haven't Been Able To Keep | Posted 11.05.2012 | Parents

You caught me. All of our idealistic parenting philosophies have flown out the window. And the vow to never let our kids play up is one of them.

Glamorizing Alternative Lifestyles: 'Glee,' Bill O'Reilly, And My Kid

Amelia | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

I try to avoid Fox News, and I'm not a fan of Bill O'Reilly, but as the mother of a self-identified gay 7-year-old son who has a crush on Glee's Blaine, the most recent media controversy involving Mr. O'Reilly caught my attention.

What We Watch Matters

Matthew Herman | Posted 10.10.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew Herman

It is a reality that children growing up take what they see on TV seriously and try and act like the characters they see.