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Monday, July 15, 2013

Parents' TV-watching binges linked to children getting too much screen time: US

The time parents spend watching TV has been underappreciated as a factor in their kids' screen time, a new study suggests. When researchers interviewed 1,550 parents of children 17 years or younger in the U.S. about viewing habits, they found each hour more ( 7/15/2013 12:59:27 PM -08:00 )

Parents' TV-watching binges linked to children getting too much screen time: US
ParentsWhile parents may try to curb their children's TV-watching habits by setting down ground rules such as no television after school or no TV in their bedrooms, it turns out that their own binges of the last three seasons of Game of Thrones or watching the Golf more
National Post ( 7/15/2013 12:48:26 PM -08:00 )

Parent: If You Want Your Kids to Watch Less TV, You Should Too
There's a lot of advice about how not to let your kids watch TV. But what's the most important factor in helping young children to take in television responsibly? Child development experts say that routinely plopping young children in front of the set when you're more
TIME ( 7/15/2013 11:42:12 AM -08:00 )

Kids Watch TV As Parents Do, Not As They Say
Kids Watch TV As Parents Do, Not As They SayParents who think their children don't pay attention can take heart. They're doing their best to emulate your bad TV-watching habits. Parents have been told repeatedly that setting rules and banning TVs in children's bedrooms will help limit TV time. But those more
NPR ( 7/15/2013 10:29:03 AM -08:00 )

Parents' TV time may be the biggest influence on kids' viewing habits
Kids mimic what their parents do -- and a new study on TV-viewing habits proves just that. Research published July 15 in Pediatrics shows that the amount of time parents watch TV is connected to how much TV their children watch, even more so than the more
CBS News ( 7/15/2013 8:01:57 AM -08:00 )

Kids Mimic Parents' TV Viewing Habits
MONDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- If you want your kids to spend less time parked in front of a television, you need to set the example. That's the message of a new study that links TV viewing habits in kids to how much time their parents spend in front of more
U.S. News & World Report ( 7/15/2013 5:07:31 AM -08:00 )

Parents' TV habits 'strongest predictor' of kids' screen time, study finds
ParentsEvery hour that parents watch television leads to an extra 23 minutes of TV time for their children, says a new study that warns adults to be aware of how their habits influence their kids. Researchers found the amount of time parents spend in front of the tube more
Toronto Star ( 7/15/2013 3:01:18 AM -08:00 )

Kids emulate parents when it comes to TV, study says
Kids emulate parents when it comes to TV, study saysJuly 15, 2013 (WLS) -- If you're worried about your kids spending too much time in front of the TV, you may want to change your own viewing habits . Experts are finding that parents who watch too much TV will likely have children who do the same. According more ( 7/15/2013 12:46:55 PM -08:00 )

Parents' TV Viewing Habits Influence Kids' Screen Time
Elk Grove Village, IL—(ENEWSPF)—July 15, 2013. The amount of time that children and teens spend watching television may have more to do with their parents' TV habits than with family media rules or the location of TVs within the home, according to a more
eNews Park Forest ( 7/15/2013 9:03:19 AM -08:00 )

Parents' TV Habits Rub Off on Kids
The Gupta Guide. Parents' TV Habits Rub Off on Kids. Published: Jul 15, 2013 | Updated: Jul 15, 2013. By Crystal Phend, Senior Staff Writer, MedPage Today. Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, more
MedPage Today ( 7/15/2013 8:07:48 AM -08:00 )

Parents' TV Habits May Be Strongest Predictor Of Kids' TV Time
WASHINGTON, D.C. - How much time parents watch TV may be the biggest influence on how the amount of time their children watch. In a study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics, researchers interviewed more than 1,500 parents of grade more
KREX News Channel 5 ( 7/15/2013 7:09:38 AM -08:00 )

Study: If You Watch a Lot of TV, Your Kid Likely Will Too
iStockphoto/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- If you're wondering why your kid watches so much television, you may want to take a look at your own TV habits. Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania say how much TV mom and dad watch is the best predictor more
610kvnu ( 7/15/2013 6:58:05 AM -08:00 )

You Watch, I Watch: Kids' Love For TV Dictated By Parents' Viewing Habits
Parents' TV watching habits are predictive of children's viewing patterns, regardless of household rules that restrict access or having a TV in a kid's bedroom. By Nsikan Akpan, PhD | Jul 15, 2013 12:20 AM EDT. email; print. Text Size; Text Size; Text Size. more
Medical Daily ( 7/14/2013 8:29:36 PM -08:00 )

With the TV, Like Parent, Like Child
(dailyRx News) In a world overwhelmed with media, parents may find it challenging to positively influence their children's TV watching habits. But all parents already own their best tool — a mirror. A recent study found children's TV watching habits were more
dailyRx ( 7/14/2013 8:18:43 PM -08:00 )