A majority of kids – 53 percent – in a Kaiser Family Foundation survey said their families had no rules for TV viewing. The remaining kids said they had rules, but just 20 percent said those guidelines were enforced most of the time. As if that’s not bad enough, the proportion of children with cable or satellite TV in their own room grew from 29 percent to 37 percent in the past 5 years. What does all this mean? Big trouble. TV is raising many children. And most of TV is not sending our children the right message. So if you want to remain in control of your children, as the parent, you must have these 10 TV rules.
And want a great, fun alternative to sitting around watching TV? Here are 10 things to do on a picnic.
Huddle up with your wife tonight and ask: What is the first TV rule we should start with?