The TV Problem

Amy Dunkin

Like my fellow bloggers Lauren and Cathy, I also have a confession to make about my children and the TV. Sometimes when I'm helping my 9-year-old with his homework, I let the 6-year-old watch TV just to keep him from bothering us. Last night, my husband came home and found him watching SpongeBob and was not happy about it. (One thing I can say about the eating in front of the TV issue: We have a house rule that food gets consumed only in the kitchen--and we don't keep a TV there. Our boys are both skinny, so maybe there's a connection.)

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