TITLE

Taking the Tube Underground

AUTHOR(S)
Waters, Anne Marie
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Touchstone: A Journal of Mere Christianity;Mar2006, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p15
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the author's experience in removing the TV from the main family room. Influence of having no TV on family relations, sleep patterns and spiritual life; Risks associated with watching TV; Benefits from limiting TV watching time.
ACCESSION #
21033209

 

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