Only In Moderation

An issue that many parents struggle with is how to manage their childs TV watching habits. Just like many other things, moderation is the key. Television can both stimulate and stifle a childs development. Knowing when and how much television to allow your children to watch is a very important aspect of parenting that many parents overlook.

Some of the negative affects of television include:

Children who consistently spend more than 4 hours per day watching TV are much more likely to be overweight.

Kids who view violent events, such as a kidnapping or murder, are also more likely to believe that the world is scary and that something bad will happen to them. Research also