Is Children's Media as Fantasy-Filled as We Believe?

Is Children's Media as Fantasy-Filled as We Believe?

Therefore, researchers need to investigate the actual prevalence of fantasy in children’s media to further understand how children learn about the real-world from their everyday engagement with books, TV shows, and movies.

Promoting Safe Online Media Use for Kids

Promoting Safe Online Media Use for Kids

For example, while the amount of time children spend watching television and DVDs, playing video games, and using a computer has gone down in recent years, mobile device use has gone way up.

Screen time and children’s health

Screen time and children’s health

In contrast, a recent report from the UK Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health 3 suggests that these concerns are, in effect, overstated: “...there is little evidence that this is the way that screen time works in influencing children’s wellbeing…”.

The unlikely bits advice we're getting from the couples on MAFS

The unlikely bits advice we're getting from the couples on MAFS

Wash your mouth out lady (and you too Bronson!) Image: Channel Nine Compromise is key Don’t get me wrong, opposites can attract, but it makes things a bit trickier when it comes to negotiating your differences on a day-to-day basis.

Does Screen Time Harm Children? How Much Is Too Much?

Does Screen Time Harm Children? How Much Is Too Much?

For those 5 and under, one hour a day is likely quite enough, but for school aged children, the best parenting advice seems to be to negotiate a reasonable limit and encourage other kinds of activities (even screen time other than television).

Adorable baby with amazing hair becomes Pantene hair model

Adorable baby with amazing hair becomes Pantene hair model

Baby Chanco was recently revealed to be the newest (and youngest) Pantene hair model, appearing in an ad alongside Japanese television announcer Sato Kondo, who has beautiful gray hair.

Oprah Winfrey's mother died on Thanksgiving at 83

Oprah Winfrey's mother died on Thanksgiving at 83

Oprah Winfrey's mother, Vernita Lee, died on Thanksgiving at her home in Milwaukee at the age of 83, her family confirmed in a news release to TODAY. Lee opened up about being Oprah's mother in a 2007 interview with Milwaukee television station WTMJ.

There's a reason your child wants to read the same book over and over again

There's a reason your child wants to read the same book over and over again

Your child is showing they enjoy this story, but also that they are still learning from the pictures, words, and the interactions you have as you read this book together. Repeated readings of the same storybook also help children learn novel words, particularly for children aged three to five years.

Big Bird puppeteer Caroll Spinney is retiring from 'Sesame Street' after nearly 50 years

Big Bird puppeteer Caroll Spinney is retiring from 'Sesame Street' after nearly 50 years

Puppeteer Caroll Spinney is retiring after nearly 50 years of playing the iconic characters Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street." Getty Images Caroll Spinney also played another famous "Sesame Street" character, Oscar the Grouch.