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  • Review of 4 Arguments for the Elimination of Television by Jerry Mander.
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  • 6-ways-to-make-reading-to-your-child-a-habit.html

  • The purpose of this site is not just to focus on the negative aspects of the TV habit (although an awareness of the bad things about TV is a powerful motivator to help you stop watching). The purpose of this site is to show you how life can be so much more fun, meaningful and just plain good without television!
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  • Confessions of one audio book addict!
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  • Arts and Crafts for kids instead of tv
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  • Don't be afraid of audio books! Here are some myths about audiobooks.
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  • Audio books are a wonderful substitute for television.
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  • Best Games for Preschoolers
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  • bird feeding activity for adults trying to reduce tv time
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  • Are the kids bored out of their minds? Here is a list of fun things for bored kids to do.
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  • Challenging A Preschooler’s Mind advice and tips.
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  • Turning off the TV means coming up with some creative ideas to have good cheap fun with the kids. Here are some great ideas to get you started.
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  • Turn off the TV and romance your love with these cheap romantic ideas for dates and mini getaways together!
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  • Audio books for children- why they're so great for kids, and some recommendations for audio book titles for children.
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  • Convert Your Manicured Lawn to a Wildlife-Friendly Garden
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  • Did you know that research has found that doing simple rituals enhances our feelings of togetherness and family belonging by almost 20 percent? What’s more, those home traditions and customs also increase our kids’ social skills and development. Here are nine simple, no-cost secrets moms are using to create happy memories
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  • Does tv make you fat? How?
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  • TV news can be a source of half truth and bias. Where can you get your news if not from TV?
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  • How to take back the family dinner hour.
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  • five-best-ever-childrens-books-for-babies.html

  • five-best-ever-childrens-books-for-toddlers.html

  • five-best-ever-classic-books-for-young-children.html

  • five-best-ever-nighttime-books-for-young-children.html

  • TV is mostly negative. Here are some tips on how to focus on the positive things in order to have a peaceful, happier life.
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  • Things for kids to do after turning off the television. Teaching kids how to play again!
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  • fun-with-children-making-memories-on-a-budget.html

  • If you're trying to keep the TV off, help your kids stay entertained. Here are some great ideas for fun and educational games for your school age kids.
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  • get-the-kids-outdoors-this-summer.html

  • Instead of TV- What can you do when you're limiting TV in your life? 101 ideas. Studies and research on tv's harmful effects and ideas for TV Free activities.
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  • How Children Can Benefit from Meditation
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  • Is it really true that teenage girls and television media equals low self-esteem? How does the media affect teen girls?
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  • Are your television viewing habits out of control? Here's how to curb the tv viewing habit with 3 easy steps.
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  • how-to-keep-younger-children-stimulated.html

  • Tips for Stargazing With Children
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  • A ton of fun things to do instead of TV
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  • I do not really think that we are all guilty of worshiping the god of the underworld. I am, however, quite turned off by the amount of affection and devotion we give to the unworthy television.
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  • Articles about kids and tv.
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  • Here are some great ideas for pretend play for your kids, and they don't cost a bundle either.
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  • Several benefits that occur when kids spend less time in front of the TV
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  • It's funny how the critics lament the passing of the "good old days". They wonder what happened to communities, neighborhoods, civic virtue, or family values. Pundits rant at the right and the left, blaming each or the other. Yet, the biggest change over the last two generations has been the advent of television.
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  • Madonna doesn't let her kids watch TV, calling it trash. Why?
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  • A tongue-in-cheek look at the way media distorts what people think is important and the overkill they engage in. Witty but it makes the point!
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  • What message do we send to our kids when we spend hours watching tv?
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  • The so-called television reality shows such as "Big Brother" are catering to those in our society who prefer to "dumb-down" their intelligence. And just look at the size of the audience that programs like this command. This is actually very good news for those of us who detest trash like this. Find out why.
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  • How to get your news from blogs instead of tv.
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  • 3 Noodleboro Cooperative Games for Kids
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  • Heavy television viewing leads to obesity according to modern studies. What is the connection?
    obesity-and-television.html

  • Some good old fashioned ways to play with children. Inspire their creativity with these ideas!
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  • Get started in photograpghy as a TV free hobby!
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  • planting-a-family-garden.html

  • Starting a radio control hobby can be a great activity for you and your family to enjoy together.
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  • How to create and decorate a family reading room
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  • Nature activities for kids and adults!
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  • Coloring books aren't dead, and they're more fun than ever. Let's take a moment to rediscover coloring books that we remember from our own childhood.
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  • Beginners silk painting instruction
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  • Want to stop watching tv? This woman's story might motivate you to do just that!
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  • The many benefits of storytelling for your kids.
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  • click here for lots of storytelling tips- keep your kids mesmerized!
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  • What do you do instead of watching TV? We would love to hear your ideas!
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  • You can teach your child numbers and how to count, without the aid of a puppet on television. Here are five great ways to get started
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  • Young children don't have to learn about colors from TV. Teach them yourself with these fun tips.
    teach-your-young-child-their-colors.html

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  • Kids who love to read have incentive to turn off the TV! Here are five tips for teaching your child how to read and have fun doing it.
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  • Does television cause depression? How turning off the tube can increase self esteem and happiness.
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  • Articles about television and its negative effects. Articles about why TV watching is bad for your family, health and finances.
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  • Family life suffers when television takes over family time. Here are some ways to tame the TV beast.
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  • Television news programs are just about the worst way to get news. Follow these basic guidelines to get a better picture of the world around you.
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  • Is television having a negative impact on your productivity and the success of your home business?
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  • the-awful-truth-about-television.html

  • The Plug In Drug by Marie Winn- Why every parent should read this book.
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  • The rewards and benefits for families in reducing time spent in fron of the television.
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  • Some tips submitted from Instead of TV newsletter subscribers
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  • Too much of today’s television and radio is simply trashy.
    tired-of-tv-trash.html

  • Concerned about the effects of too much tv on toddlers? You should be. Here's why and what to do about it.
    toddlers-and-tv.html

  • Collection of articles on how TV affects the family.
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  • Articles and studies on the effects of TV viewing on your health. How TV causes obesity.
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  • Articles about TV and your time. How TV takes away from more important and fulfilliing activities.
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  • Are you a TV addict? What are you really doing to yourself by being a slave to television?
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  • Is TV Addiction real and how can tv addiction harm you? What are the symptoms? What can you do about addiction to TV?
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  • Does tv watching damage our kids? What evidence is there and what should be done about it?
    tv-and-kids-exposing-the-damage.html

  • Teens watching too much TV? Some quick ideas to get them off the couch.
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  • What affect does TV and video games have on our kids?
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  • Is there anything inherently unhealthy or bad about TV as a medium? Here are some thought provoking articles on the subject.
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  • TV grabs your attention like no other medium. Why does it do this and is it healthy?
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  • What effect does watching TV for hours every day have on you as a citizen? You might be surprised.
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  • TV affects your fitness habits, no doubt. Here's some motivation to get off the couch.
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  • Adult activities and ideas to reduce screen time and make the most of time spent away from TV and computer screens.adult tv
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  • Have you noticed that TV makes kids nag and beg for new stuff? Here is how to tame the commercial monster.
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  • What effect does sexual content on TV have on teens? Sex is depicted as easy and responsibility free on television. How does this impact a teen's view of sex?
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  • How does tv violence affect children? What do studies show about the negative effects of tv violence on children?
    tv-violence-affects-children.html

  • What have studies shown as to the effects on TV violence for kids and society?
    tv-violence-effects.html

  • Anyone who's seen a kid watching TV has noticed that zombie look they get. What are the effects of this?
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  • How does TV affect you and your family? Stop and observe. Look deeply into your kids zombie-like eyes as they watch TV. Compare that to the look in their eyes as they play outdoors. How do YOU look when watching TV? Take pictures if necessary.
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  • The TV creates an artificial reality, and drains people of their valuable time and energy...and money. It is only when a person unplugs from the 'TV Matrix’ that their real life begins.
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  • Synopsis of Unplugging the Plug In Drug by Marie Winn
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  • Watching television causes obesity- so get over it and turn off the TV.
    watching-tv-causes-obesity.html

  • What is so real about reality TV? Put 20 people on an island and tell them to live off the land as if they were all on their own. Yeah, like that's real!
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  • Why Children Need Active Playtime
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  • Need ideas for some winter fun for the kids? Here's some suggestions that won't break the bank.
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