Breaking Out of the Box Turn off TV. Turn on Life

White, Ann Vorisek
July 2001
Mothering;Jul/Aug2001, Issue 107, p70
Focuses on the negative effect of allowing children to spend excessive time watching television. INSET: Boredom THE CAULDRON OF CREATIVITY.


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