TV Violence and Your Kids

The more violent or aggressive behavior kids see, the more normal it becomes. Credit: Getty Images Every family has a different definition of what constitutes violence. Is an anvil falling on the Road Runner's head violence? How about ...Studies prove that the more violent or aggressive behavior kids see, the more normal it becomes.

Dealing With Media Violence: Tips for Parents

Detective Stabler holds a gun in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit. Credit: Will Hart, NBC
The typical 11-year-old has seen nearly 8,000 murders on TV. Yet most of us aren't shocked. That's because we've all grown used to seeing ...
Studies tell us that kids who see a lot of violence in the media may be more aggressive. They may even learn that hurting others is OK.

Motherhood and violence (fatherhood too)

Lately I've been noticing that my tolerance for violence in movies has basically gone down the drain. The more I think about it, the more I think that it has little to do with my age and more to do with the fact that I am now a mother. It all start...


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