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Kids Media Consumption

Why Summertime Shouldn't Mean More Screen Time

Diana Graber | Posted 08.17.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

Staring down at your phone for the greater part of the day can't be good for anyone. Yet short of prying those devices from the hands of our kids (hard to do when most of us have our own phone in the other hand), there's got to be a way to help them live a more balanced life.

Arise and Awaken, Media

Mandar Apte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Mandar Apte

We need to inspire storytellers to play a bigger role in shaping society and transform global consciousness -- to create more stories (media) that matter and instill hope, courage, peace, harmony and nourish universal human values -- love, friendliness, compassion, mutual respect, etc.

Rules Can't 'Fix' Kids and TV

Dr. G | Posted 10.06.2013 | Parents
Dr. G

Remember three TV channels? One TV in the house? How old were you the first time you got to watch TV alone?

Is a Media-Filled Life Leaving Your Children Unprepared for Real Life?

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 09.21.2013 | Parents
Dr. Jim Taylor

With too much exposure to popular culture and excessive use of technology, your children may develop a disconnect between how they perceive life and the way life actually is.

How to Be a Fun Dad But Still Be in Control

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.22.2013 | Parents
Common Sense Media

As a dad, I constantly feel torn between needing to be a strict "Tiger Dad" vs. wanting to be a "fun dad." On the one hand, I have a responsibility to protect my kids. On the other hand, I want to have close bonds with them, to share in their lives, and not to be the bad guy all the time.