Ellen Currey-Wilson, author of The Big Turnoff: Confessions of a TV-Addicted Mom Trying to Raise a TV-Free Kid, shares tips and information about her TV-free family lifestyle.
Before Ellen Currey-Wilson became a mom, she pondered the role television had played in her life. In her words, she’d “grown up addicted,” and she didn’t want her son Casey to do the same.
Wise-guy comic Stephen Colbert recently announced that books are dangerous and should not be mentioned in the presence of children. Could he have been talking about Ellen Currey-Wilson’s new book, which may persuade parents to yank their kids away from television, meaning even less Stephen Colbert?
Ellen Currey-Wilson, a former ‘telly addict,’ made the radical decision to cut out all television before she gave birth to her son. She spoke to the iVillage community about her views on children and television viewing.
Ellen Currey-Wilson was a former TV addict who decided her son would not watch television before the age of six.
As the new school term approaches, every parent knows that the biggest enemy of homework is the box of tricks in the corner of the room.
What happens when a smart, funny, and slightly obsessive mother decides to raise her son TV-free? Find out, after five, when Ben Merens’ guest talks about her experience.