Something to think about:
In the United States –
- 19% of children aged 1 and under have a TV in their bedroom.
- 29% of children aged 2-3 have a TV in their bedroom.
- 43% of children aged 4-6 years have a TV in their bedroom.
“I watch CSI…[S]he sits down and watches with me. I don’t know how harmful it is to her. It’s something gory, but it doesn’t seem to bother her. She hasn’t had any nightmares from it.”
-Mother of a 1-3 year old, Irvine, California
Statistics and quote from a Kaiser Family Foundation study entitled: The Media Family: Electronic Media in the Lives of Infants, Toddlers, Preschoolers, and Their Parents