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The most important thing in life is to be a good and kind person, to love yourself and others and take an active and inquisitive interest in the world arou ...Whoa! Someone is watching reruns of "Mister...Fonzie, where are you when we need you?
Minority kids ages 8 and older spend an average of 13 hours a day watching TV, listening to music, using the computer and playing video games. Credit: Getty Images Minority kids in the United States spend more time in front of...Minority kids spend more time with telvision and computer screens.
How does a parent choose which media to allow their kids to spend time with? Credit: Getty Images It's a daily dilemma: If you allow a certain amount of screen time per day -- whether it's TV, the computer or a video game -- which one...Whether it's TV, video games or websites, a screen is a screen is a screen.
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...Researchers find many day care centers rely on TV rather than human interaction.
Is TV raising your child? Credit: Corbis It's not easy being a mom. It's probably not easy being a dad, either, but I wouldn't know about that, would I? Several years back, my daughter was just shy of 5, when she turned to me as...One mom reflects on raising her child with TV -- and Lindsay Lohan -- in the way.
"The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" takes the action to sea. Credit: AP Photo/20th Century Fox, Phil Bray Here is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by...Are you going to check out "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" this weekend? Get the lowdown on what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media.
Natalie Portman stars in "Black Swan." Credit: Niko Tavernise, Fox Searchlight/APHere is a look at what's new this week in family entertainment as adapted from reviews and ratings by Common Sense Media. Click on the links to read the reviews in...Ballerinas, soldiers and elves take over pop culture this week.
Mickey Mouse wants your toddler. Credit: AFP/Getty ImagesWhen it comes to parking tots in front of the electronic babysitter, a growing debate is heating up: Should the tube be teacher or storyteller? Turns out tots ages 2 to 5 are one of the...Mickey Mouse? Or Kai Lan? Networks at odd over topics for kiddie TV.
The Hub is here! Credit: Amy Graves, WireImageIf you're concerned about the impact television commercials have on your kids, wait until you find them watching an entire TV channel brought to you by a toy and game company. You may not have...Think there are too many commericals for kids on TV? Check out the new network, The Hub.
Make sure your kid isn't getting too much screen time. Credit: CorbisAnd you thought too much IM-ing was your biggest concern when you bought your child that laptop? Turns out you've got bigger things to worry about. Playing video games and...Another reason to limit your kid's video game playing and TV watching: Research finds that too much screen time still has negative emotional effects.
Burger, anyone? Fast food ads top those for cookies and candy. Credit: pointnshoot, FlickrSweet or salty? When it comes to kids and TV ads, salty wins. Kids are more likely to see television advertisements for fast food than for candy...