kids and tv
Now, plenty of parents probably count marathons including SpongeBob, Dora and Diego among the horrors of life, but it turns out Batman, Pokemon and Bugs Bunny might be giving their children actual nightmares. A new sleep study out of the Seattl...Even watching TV with a small amount of violence can disrupt sleep patterns for kids.
Getting your kids away from media shouldn't be an ordeal. Credit: Corbis "Turn off the TV!" "No more Club Penguin!" "No Facebook 'til you're 14!" Sound familiar? Welcome to the world of digital drama -- where cell phones, TV shows, vid...Cell phones, TV shows, video games and the Web often create standoffs between kids and parents.
This probably doesn't happen often -- your kids are more likely in front of the TV. Credit: Getty Images
Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?It could be your kids while you're at work. Odds are, they spend more time with SpongeB...Researchers find many day care centers rely on TV rather than human interaction.
Maybe it's time to unplug. Credit: CorbisWhen you were a kid, did your parents tell you watching too much TV would rot your brain and ruin your eyes? Now, folks can add that spending lots of time in front of the tube will make you fat, get you b...