Category Archives: The Great No Screens Experiment

It’s not working

OK it has now been a full month since we stopped using screens constantly in our house. Since April 6th 2010 my kids have only been allowed 1/2 hr of screen time per day if they asked me (most of the time they haven’t) and they have been allowed to watch TV/play the Wii on […]

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No TV Update

It has now been exactly 20 days since we took away the TV on the week days. No one even asks. If they do and they are insistant I allow them 30 minutes. It’s amazing how picky they can be when they know they are only allowed one show. That is their entire screen time […]

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TV Day

I apologize for the profuseness of my blogging lately.  Usually I feel as if I don’t have much to say but lately I keep blogging in my head all day.  Thank you for reading if you choose to but please don’t feel obligated. I wanted to update on the screen issues.  We did end up […]

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Day Two=No Fun

Day two on the no screens experiment didn’t go as swimmingly as the first. I had to endure a lot more complaining from my 4yo and I found out that the two older boys had stayed up watching TV the night before. I missed American Idol and I had to find out that they almost […]

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The Great “No Screens” Experiment

Well, we survived. Well it’s 7pm and no one has killed anyone yet. It was an interesting day to say the least. I started out the experiment when my 4yo asked to play the computer upon completion of his chores(no school this week, spring break) and I said NO. I didn’t intend to keep saying […]

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Too Much Screen Time!

I have to admit that through the last few years I have let the TV and computer creep so much into my and the kids lives, we practically don’t know what to do with ourselves! Over the last year I have especially struggled with my 4yo son who would throw raging tantrums every morning when […]

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