Nearly everyone has read or heard that too much TV is bad for kids. Books have been written and experts have written saying that any TV for young kids is bad. Parents often wonder how they'll entertain kids without TV. That's part of the problem right there...why do we have to entertain kids? Kids should be able to entertain themselves. Burton White (The First Three Years) has written that it is the hallmark of an emotionally healthy child if he/she is able to entertain themselves by age 3.
I've been following the No Impact Man for several months now. I just read one of his blog entries titled Entertaining Isabella without TV. If you are a parent who wonders what you can do to entertain children without TV, go read his blog entry. Isabella is one fortunate young lady and will have many, many happy memories of this time in her life. Entertaining Isabella without TV.