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New research says that background television may be affecting your child's development.
Popping up in approximately 2 million children, ADHD has the makings of a modern epidemic. Could the root of the problem be much time spent glued to the tube?
Before you turn on tonight's news, here are 10 ways to talk to your kids about current events.
Here's a list of top television shows for preschoolers and kindergarteners recommended by the experts.
Find out why the TV show in the background is harming your child's learning.
Watch one of these family-friendly movies and your kids won't even realize they're learning something new. Here are the top educational movies for families.
Of all the effects of television on children, seeing vivid imagery and sounds of scary news stories is one that's almost impossible to avoid. Today, kids can witness natural disasters and global conflicts on their television and computer screens easier than ever before. Depending on your child's age, you should have to hide real-life happenings completely, but you should take the necessary steps to make sure you don't end up traumatizing him either. We've compiled 10 tips to help you talk with your child about the tragic news in the world.
If you are concerned about your child developing unhealthy eating habits, or gaining excess weight, it might be time to put them on a television diet.
Today's tweens are more accustomed to the drone of electronics than to the buzz of the great outdoors. Here are some ideas to regulate their exposure.
What would life in your home be like without screens for entertainment? Here are 30 great ways to celebrate life during Screen-Free Week.
Ages-old philosophical concepts are embedded in books, films, music, TV shows, comics, and video games, and can add meaning for young thinkers.
If you're like most parents, you probably long for the days of simple TV shows for kids that were age-appropriate, educational...and that you could actually watch without cringing. Check out our picks for the best shows for kids.
Finding it tough to raise a compassionate, nonviolent boy in a culture full of violence in the media? Follow this 10-step plan!
Using several screens at once may be a threat to your child's attention span.
Reading isn't the only way to develop your child's comprehension skills. Here's how to use summer blockbusters as a platform for learning.
Want to do something really good for your child this summer? It's easier than you might think: just turn off the TV!
There's nothing like a family movie night to wrap up the holidays. Here's a list of holiday classics, both old and new.
Here are some things that parents can do to make sure that their teen is using technology responsibly.
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