Most parents would say that they would do anything possible to protect their children from sexual exploitation. In an article “Sex Between Young Teens and Older Individuals: A Demographic Portrait” (Child Trends Research Brief, September 2005 at www.childtrends.org by Manlove J, Moore K, et al.) the authors presented evidence that large doses of television watching was associated with early sexual activity among teens. Yet many folks continue to let their children have almost unlimited screen time. That reminds me of the old joke about the young man bragging to his girlfriend about how much he loved her. He could swim oceans, climb mountains, etc., just to be by her side. Of course the punch line was that he would visit this weekend “as long as it doesn’t rain.” We know that excessive television watching is associated with obesity, aggression and now, early sexual activity. How much effort does it take to turn off the tube?