Tag Archive for ‘screen time’

Contains Curmudgeonly Rant

I am worried. I mean I’m always slightly worried, because I’m a mother and worrying is my job. But lately there’s been greater cause for concern and worry. I hate to worry. It seems pointless because the things I worry about are invariably things I can do nothing about and because it ages my brow only further (this is not something I classify as a worry, more a vanity, which […]

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HOLESOME FUN (AND A FRIENDLY OLD BUM)

Ever since I had a tantrum about my children relying too heavily on screens for occupation and not developing imaginations (“Your brains have gone all mushy, I’m not sure they’ll ever recover”), I have been on a quest to rediscover wholesome fun. The half hour of telly at 5pm each day was stretching out to an hour (I get so carried away with the silence), the children were starting to […]

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