20 Fun Ideas for National Turn Off TV Week
by Deborah Shelton
National Turn Off Your TV Week is in April each year.
Why not take the holiday one step further and turn off the computer
as well? Here are 20 fun ways your family can make the most of this
50 Nights of Family Fun!
A new book written by Mark Whitlock
Check out this great new resource from FamilyLife.
"Mom, I'm bored!"
When was the last time you heard that phrase? If your children spend
more time in front of the television, holding a game controller, or
surfing the Internet than they do interacting with your family, it's time
for some family fun!
book, you'll find fifty ideas for laughing, learning, and loving.
They're cheap! They're simple! They're fun! What are you
waiting for? Turn off the TV and turn up the laughs!
you a) be intentional about interacting with your kids, b) embed spiritual
truth while having fun, and c) enjoy wacky fun with your kids and watch
the relationships deepen.
Turn off the TV -- and Turn on to
by Rae Pica
Imagine having no television for an entire season. Such was the case
for a friend, whose mother hauled the appliance right out of the house at
the start of every summer. Surprisingly, Ola and her siblings didnít
miss it, as they managed to keep themselves busy in other ways. And,
today, Ola is glad her mother maintained that annual tradition, as she
learned not to rely on TV to keep her entertained. She and her two young
daughters also tend to be more physically active than other families she
knows Ė something she attributes directly to the amount of active play
she engaged in as a child. <more...>