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Battling Screen Addiction In Kids With Audio Dramas

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Tablets, mobile phones, televisions, and computer screens are overtaking our children’s lives. In fact, almost half of young children own their own tablet. Obsessive screen time in kids is becoming a major concern for parents, and screen addiction can lead to developmental and health issues. Spending more than two hours a day staring at a screen can put kids at ...

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Practical Ways To Avoid Screen Addiction In Children

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Trying to find wholesome, entertaining activities to fill your child’s time is like constantly swimming upstream. As a parent, you fight the neverending battle for your child’s heart and mind. Whatever fills their time will slowly consume their heart. As Matthew 6:21 says, “Where your treasure is, there will your heart be also.” One of the stealthiest opponents that you ...

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How TV And Movie Violence Impacts Our Children

How TV And Movie Violence Impacts Our Children

Do violent images on television and in movies impact our children? Melissa Henson of the Parents Television Council says they do – and that the data proving that is overwhelming. Henson is this week’s guest on Words of Wisdom, as she joins us to discuss a new PTC study that showed violence on broadcast television has actually increased since the ...

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Is It Possible To Stream Safely With Kids? (Interview With PTC’s Melissa Henson)

Is It Possible To Stream Safely With Kids? (Interview With PTC’s Melissa Henson)

Americans are “cutting the cord” on their satellite and cable TV at a record pace, but they’re also discovering that parental controls are sorely lacking on popular streaming services. In fact, a new study by the Parents Television Council finds that Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Streaming all lack the common-sense controls parents need to prevent children from viewing mature ...

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Have A Successful Screen-Free Family Night

Many of us want to enjoy more screen-free family nights at home, but don’t have a clue where to start – especially considering we live in such a technology-driven world. Today, many homes have at least one screen in each and every room. From TV to laptops, to smartphones, Netflix, and the Internet … there are just so many ways ...

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101 Fun Screen-Free Things to Do This Summer

It’s summer and school is out. That means large amounts of free time for the kids. And sometimes, it can also lead to the dreaded words no parent wants to hear: “Mom…I’m bored!” Don’t stick the kids in front of a screen all summer. Instead, beat boredom with 101 great screen-free activities that kids of all ages will enjoy. Best ...

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