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With a recent study arguing that SpongeBob hinders the brain power of preschool viewers, it's important that parents know what to look for in a goof TV show.
This year (2009), April 20-26 is National TV Turn Off Week, so take advantage of the opportunity to get unplugged and find other things for your family to do!
Hollywood offers some real insights into kids, relationships and all that matters in the world of families.  It's time to go to the movies!
The outreach program known as Cooperative Extension might well be the best-kept secret around when it comes to free or low-cost educational programs.
How does reality television affect our kids? These prime-time shows can have important lessons, and risks, for teens and preteens.
Watching a film adapted from a book is odd: we hope to see the world we imagined in our heads.  Sometimes we're disappointed; sometimes pleasantly surprised.
Learn about common causes of (and interventions for) aggressive behavior, including developmental factors, media influences, and social skills deficits.
The article describes powerful media vehicles, including printed materials, television, sound recordings, and the Internet and their influence on children.
The article discusses the influence of the media on socialization in early childhood. Television is the medium with the greatest socialization effect.
A variety of FAQs about video games and and their links to aggression in children.
In order for a child's brain to develop in the best possible way, parents should focus on encouraging certain activities like interacting with people. How do
Parents can shape how TV affects their kids by setting limits on how much they watch, what they watch, by talking to them, and by setting a good example.
Protect your child from online dangers and predators. These 10 tips will keep the internet friendly and fun.
Learn how to keep an eye on your child's gaming habits.
Struggling to pry the controller out of his hands? Here's some advice.
Today, the food industry markets aggressively advertise children's food in magazines, via the Internet, through cell phones and text messages, in video and
The article discusses the entertainment industry's influence on American society.
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