Curbing Couch Potato Kids

by Susan Glairon | The Daily Times-Call | July 19, 2007

With kids everywhere spending a lot of time sitting in front of the computer and TV, what’s to be done about these young couch potatoes? “As a society, this issue has sneaked up on us,’ says Dr. Michael Rich, Director of CMCH. ‘We have thought of television as that benign box that […]

PG-13? You’re Kidding!

by Jackie Burrell | Contra Costa Times | July 7, 2007

In recent years, the PG-13 rating has become the goal for many film studios. Since parents are unlikely to let their children watch an R rated movie, and kids are unlikely to want to see a PG movie, PG-13 provides a middle ground that’s good for marketing. But is it good for kids? Overall, […]