On Parenting: Screen Time


Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 07/26/2012

Olympics: Bring on the screen time

A surprise turn in expert advice to parents: Watch the Olympics with abandon, just try to use all that screen time as a three-week-long teachable moment.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  11:41 AM ET, 07/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sports, Screen Time

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 12/28/2011

Top parenting stories of the year

A wholly personal list of stories about parenting from the past year that I consider my top 10. Let me know which ones I missed.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 12/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Top parenting stories of the year, Tiger Mom, Jerry Sandusky, kids and screen time, childhood obesity, adult children at home, Go the F to sleep, Tina Fey, Bossypants, fathers and stress, Leiby Kletzy, DC best city for families, over-parenting, bans on jids

Posted at 01:09 AM ET, 10/25/2011

Infants and toddlers spending twice as much time with TV, DVDs as they are with books, new report says

Common Sense Media released a study that says children are using electronic media at staggering levels. Among the research, infants and toddlers were found to spend twice as much time with screen media (TV and DVDs) as books.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  01:09 AM ET, 10/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, screen time, children and electronic media

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 10/24/2011

Waldorf School vs. electronic classroom: The new parental debate

The computer-less classrooms of Waldorf schools has parents talking.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:02 PM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Technology, screen time

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/24/2011

Backlash against AAP guidelines on screen time for kids

Parents use Slate, Huffpost Parents and other media outlets to say why they disagree with banning screen time for kids younger than 2.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  babies and screen time, children and electronic media