Summer vacations over. The kids are back in school and need you to drive em around to their various and sundry activities which wind up sucking up a ton of your familys free weekend time. So what about you? Dont you get to start off fresh and with a chance to get excited about something new, even if youre not the one whos getting a new lunchbox, magic markers which smell like fruit (and havent yet run dry) and back-to-school clothes?
I loathe having a television in our bedroom. I don’t like to watch TV before falling asleep. I like to read. My bed partner, however, loves watching TV before bed and claims that he can’t fall asleep without it. That’s a hot steamy pile of turd, because on the few times when he didn’t watch TV, and instead read, he was out like a light in less than 10 minutes.
A wall-mounted television can make watching your favorite shows enjoyable; however, it can also be an eyesore. Find ways to decorate your wall-mounted television so that it will become the focal point of your room. Decorating your wall-mounted television will make it look like a piece of art rather than just a black rectangle hanging on the wall.
Its the beginning of summer and your kids will be playing outside, going to summer camp, swimming, and now that they have a break from schoolwork, watching TV. There will certainly be times when you are not around to monitor the content on the screen. TV Watch, a national group promoting parental controls, helps you take control of what your family watches. There are a variety of tools to help parents manage what their children see on TV, including the TV rating system, on-air advisories and warnings, the v-chip in your television and parental controls on cable and satellite. Here are some tips for parents on monitoring what your kids watch.
Did you watch Glee last night? I did, and was sadly not surprised at one of the main themes flowing through the entire episode: SEX. Last night’s whole show was a tribute to Madonna, and one of the key songs of the episode, a cover of “Like a Virgin”, was belted out during a montage featuring three people (two of them in the high school glee club) being “touched for the very first time”…if you know what I mean.