I’m part of a mom’s group that discusses family media management – How should I answer questions about whether or not to expose kids to video games?

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Q: I am part of a moms’ group that puts on monthly parent meetings in an effort to educate parents about the issues surrounding screen time in the home. In our next meeting, we will be focusing on video gaming, and I would like your advice on how to handle the inevitable parental question: “If… Read more »

Media Moment: Moving 180° and Traveling 8200 Miles – My “mini” and Me

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Dear Reader, Welcome to another Media Moment! This month, Jeannine Lenehan, a graduate student and intern at CMCH, reflects on how her view of technology changed as she and her family began using media in their daily lives. These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with… Read more »

The Mediatrician Speaks – Halloween Season and Scary Media Content

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Michael Rich, MD, MPH of Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and The Harvard School of Public Health is “The Mediatrician”. He discusses making developmentally optimal choices for your child’s media use this Halloween season. For more information and to submit your questions please visit Ask the Mediatrician Transcript: Happy October! Many of you and… Read more »

Media Moment: My Moment of Media Magic

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Dear Reader, Welcome to October’s Media Moment! This month, Brianna Munroe, CMCH’s Administrative Associate, shares a story about growing up with a variety of different media (books, TV, movies) and experiencing their ‘magic’! These stories are meant to help create a village square of commiserating and co-celebrating the many ways media intersect with the lives… Read more »