I’m reading an excellent book called Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television, published in 1978. The author is not a scientist, and never claims to be. He doesn’t have answers, just observations and questions that most of us have never even thought to ponder. There’s a section that talks about how television messes… Read More Food for Thought
When I decided that screen time would no longer be a part of my 4-year-old’s life, I knew I would have to deal with screen detox. The first day of Spring Break was also the first day of the “No More Screens” rule. Almost immediately after waking up, Zach asked to watch videos. I said… Read More Manic Brain
Screen time update: A couple of weeks ago, I posted on Facebook about screen time at our house. I wrote about how Zachary was frustrated when it came time to turn off the computer after his daily 15-minute screen time allotment, and how he had found a healthy outlet in crying. I wish I could… Read More The Medium is the Message
Disclaimer: I wrote this book review several years ago on an old blog. It’s still one of my favorite books and I thought some of my new readers might find the information useful. Enjoy! ******************************** Parenting, Inc., written by Pamela Paul, goes beyond criticizing the baby product industry for its over-the-top marketing ploys, and analyzes… Read More Book Review: Parenting, Inc.