How Violent is Too Violent in Kid’s TV

rxtv-logoRecently on For Kids Entertainment, I had a giveaway that promoted the CW line up of action packed superhero cartoons and one reader wrote in wondering if the violence was okay for her 4 year old son. This question got me thinking: how violent is too violent for kid’s TV? It seems a handful of upcoming kids’ movies coming out have a scarier theme and of course superhero cartoons would be nothing if there weren’t villains. Breezy Mama turned to Nancy Mramor Ph.D., an educational, health and clinical psychologist, and Media Resource (who we also turned to for our piece Is TV Harming Your Kids? back in 2010) to find out the repercussions of kid’s watching too much violence.

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Call Me Jen – Facebook Status and Tweens

Alive! with Jen Watkins

In a recent article regarding “Facebook Status and Tweens,” Health and Media Psychologist Nancy Mramor, PhD, said changing the relationship status suggests that you already had your status on your page in the first place – something she says is the beginning of the issue. By Jen Watkins for the websiteAlive!
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The Happy Hour Effect – Change the Channel, Change Your Life: TV for Stress-Relief

The Happy Hour Effect, Kristen Brown

Television can be a release at the end of a long day, an outlet to balance us out or a destructive stream of imagery that sucks our productivity and changes our outlook. But we have a choice in how we view television. Dr. Nancy Mramor is an award-winning author, trainer and psychologist who specializes in health and education issues with a focus on body, mind and spirit. She will teach us to follow our gut so we make better choices for ourselves and our children in what we choose to watch on TV.
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