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Raising Children Without TV

Raising Children Without TV Sometime today, the house got quiet… like real quiet. The motormouth had stopped motoring for a few moments and I went looking to see what sort of trouble my three year old was getting into. When I found her, she was sitting on the couch, glued to my iPhone playing some numbers and letters learning app. She was 100% sucked into the screen. Check for signs of life, if you know what I mean. She doesn’t play with my phone too often. Sometimes she plays with it more than others and she goes through phases of wanting to use it. If Art’s downloaded a cool new app for her, she’s likely to ask to play with it a little more often than usual. But, when the ‘new-ness’ of an app has worn off, she sometimes won’t ask to use the phone for up to a couple…

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