Posts Tagged ‘TV’

Kid TV — What Do You Recommend? May 20, 2013 No Comments

Kids’ television shows are sometimes, well, not really kids’ televisions shoes—unless you believe kids should watch mouthy, sassy tweens exchanging slams and zingers with one another. There is no doubt that children mimic what they see, and if they watch programs that spotlight sass, then they are likely to model sass in their own lives. But [...]

What Is Your Favorite TV Moment of All Time? April 17, 2013 No Comments

Reruns Rock April 1, 2013 No Comments

We have been watching reruns lately, and it has been pretty fun—and funny, too. “Full House” is in our line-up, and as corny as the stories can be, the Tanner family also teaches some good lessons for our growing boys. “The Brady Bunch” ranks up top on our list of favorite oldies, and the 12-year-old [...]

Is TV Teaching Bad Behavior? October 12, 2011 No Comments

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Obama Girls Do Chores June 22, 2009 No Comments

We’ve talked chores here before, and President Obama is taking on the topic too. He recently shared that his daughters — Sasha, 8, and Malia, 10 — are no strangers to making their beds, walking and feeding the family dog, taking out the trash and doing homework (well, I’m not sure that’s a chore, but [...]

In The Motherhood – Try it Tonight March 26, 2009 No Comments

The new show “In the Motherhood” starts tonight at 8 p.m. on ABC. It’s a newborn comedy you can relate to, say the folks who want you to watch. Those same folks want to hear your motherhood stories, and you know what? If they like what you share, your submission might just become the inspiration [...]

Little Maddie Saves Grandma’s Life March 18, 2009 No Comments

Turns out TV for kids might not be all bad. It taught 10-year-old Maddie Adams how to do the Heimlich maneuver, after all. And that Heimlich maneuver just happened to save her grandmother’s life. Maddie learned the life-saving technique on Disney Channel’s “The Suite Life of Zach and Cody” and used it back in September [...]

Obesity – Is Your Kid Headed There? March 11, 2009 2 Comments

Want an obese kid? Not me. That’s why I’m constantly thinking about what I can do to keep my two boys more fit than fat. “Woman’s Day” magazine (March 3, 2009) names three tactics for keeping your little ones lean. More Water: Even though sports and juice drinks may be marketed as “healthy” doesn’t mean [...]