Here’s a post about an article from the New York Times on Monday. It really hit home because it is about the affects of screen time on children, families and the brain. A very interesting read– then go play with your kid or read a book! 🙂 image: by toettoet on Flickr under Creative Commons
Last week at study was released in the journal Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine showing that excessive toddler TV watching led to multiple nutritional, social, health and academic negative outcomes. More reasons to turn off the TV! Here’s a post about this on MightyNest.
Did you see this in the news last week? Here’s a post about the recent news of refunds for Baby Einstein DVDs. The link for information about how to get a refund is in the post, as well as some of the educational claims (which are completely untrue) that Baby Einstein has been making for […]
As if you needed another reason to limit your child’s intake of television, here one is. Apparently, when measured with other sedentary activities such as using the computer and playing video games, television caused higher blood pressure in children. We know all sedentary activities increase obesity and poor health. But now high blood pressure? Yep, […]