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The Video Deficit Effect: What Is It?

  Many parents today find themselves using media to their advantage with their small children, but is it really helpful? Children begin to view TV and videos in early infancy as they are exposed to programs watched by their parents and their older siblings, or are shown programs aimed at viewers not yet out of […]

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Children and Screen Time

“Limit your children’s screen time.” It is easy when stressed and in a hurry to use the TV as a babysitter, and children may seem to want screen time more than anything else. It seems to make a great reward and a useful distraction. Responding to media use with a focus on your child’s well-being […]

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Super Babies

Television, videos, computer games,  and tablets can offer all sorts of stimulating activities for our children.  When these products first hit the market, I was thrilled.  The activities were fun and educational.  It wasn’t like I was plopping my toddler in front of the television to watch some mindless drivel.  But I quickly realized that […]

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