by Margaret Shortridge | Fox News Chicago | April 15, 2008

CMCH volunteer Beth Karnes spoke to Fox News in Chicago about how much TV is healthy for kids to watch. Ms. Karnes told them that “media
is not inherently bad; it’s how you use it.” She suggests four tips for parents that can help make watching TV less harmful:

  • talk to their kids about commercials
  • know what their kids are watching
  • set strict limits on the amount of time they can use the TV
  • keep the TV sets out of bedrooms

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