Would your child be better off if TV had never been invented?
"I feel that everyone would be better off if television didn't exist."
—"Hove" on Porenting.com
"I know I would be better off, so f can only imagine that it would be the same for my child Although movies ore another thing, hee hee,"
— "Jill_ot_StorkRadio" on Porenting.com
"I think that some kids, though not necessarily my own, would be better off without television—the ones who are allowed to watch TV all day every day, with no real activity other than sifting on a couch."
— "Rat len" on Porenting.com
"They would have a stressed and frazzled mommy on their hands, constantly trying to 'entertain* them and frantically running around in an effort to get anything done around the house!"
—"craftyoshley" on Parenting.com
"TV is like candy,Too much and it can be harmful. But in moderation, it can be fun."
— "freckles" on Porenting.com
"My daughter Is two, and she has learned so many things from her favorite Nick Jr. cartoons. She answers the questions that they ask, and sings along, and it is precious! I think a lot of things should be blamed on parents, not television."
—"BEC915" on Porenting.com
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Although nobody gets a parenting manual or bible in the delivery room, it is our duty as parents to try to make our kids as well rounded, happy and confident as possible. It is a lot easier to bring up great kids than it is to try and fix problems caused by bad parenting, when our kids have become adults. Our children are all individuals - they are not our property but people in their own right.