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Summer TV You Can Feel Good About (With Activities!)

Common Sense Media | Posted 05.11.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Parents can help kids turn their screen time into learning time by matching activities with TV shows. We get you started below with some fun -- and smart -- ideas.

Preschool Kids and Television

Susan Kim | Posted 04.26.2013 | Parents
Susan Kim

Preschoolers, middle-graders, preteens and young adults may all be separated by only a few years, but are so divided by their interests, needs, humor, language and abilities as to practically be separate species.

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...

Children's Television Shows Are Actually Good

Farah L. Miller | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Farah L. Miller

At last, an actual television critic has said it -- this stuff that we let our kids watch is good. Or, shall I say, at last a parent has said it -- we can talk about television for toddlers without bringing up pediatric guidelines or mommy guilt.

Why It's Really Not So Terrible To Let Your Toddler Watch TV

Rhiana Maidenberg | Posted 12.20.2011 | Parents
Rhiana Maidenberg

For the last few years I've been waiting patiently for an article to be published that sings the praises of television and toddlers. However, I am beginning to realize that this article may never be written. So I decided to write it myself.