Mr. Rogers Is My Hero

  Note: This column was published in Barrow Journal on April 3, 2013. We just passed what would have been Fred McFeely Roger’s 85th birthday. If you are like me, you remember him as “Mr. Rogers,” and you couldn’t wait to visit him everyday in his friendly television neighborhood.  Recently I discovered that I could share my … Continue reading Mr. Rogers Is My Hero

Will T.V. Hurt My Kids? Part 2 of 3

When my two-year-old took naps, he watched considerably less T.V., but now he watches along with his brother in the afternoons and evenings. Note:  This is a follow-up to my previous post about the research I found on T.V. viewing and young children. When I was a child, I had several favorite shows I liked … Continue reading Will T.V. Hurt My Kids? Part 2 of 3

Will T.V. Hurt My Kids? Part 1 of 3

Note:  The following is a column that I wrote for the Barrow Journal, and it appeared in that newspaper on September 29, 2010. Back then, my sons had just turned 4 and 1, so the one-year-old was not watching any T.V.  I'm revising this column just a little for my blog, and I'm going to follow … Continue reading Will T.V. Hurt My Kids? Part 1 of 3