Listen, I’m pregnant with twins and have a 2, 4, and 6 year old home with me alllll summer with no camp, nanny or sitter. And my mom took a job (the nerve!). Other than trading off with other Mamas (I take their kids and mine one day, they get my sweet revenge, um, I mean, the crew another), it’s alllll me. To say that TV is my best friend some days just might be an understatement. But how much is too much? And what exactly are the negative effects? And are there any pros (in addition to my sanity)? Breezy Mama turned to two experts — Nancy Mramor Ph.D., an educational, health and clinical psychologist, and Media Resource and Dr. Elaine Fogel Schneider, an award-winning licensed speech and language therapist — to get the truth about television watching and kids.
So is TV watching for kids THAT bad?
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