From time to time I get thinking about what makes for appropriate content in a kids’ movie or film. What defines a “kids’ movie” or what makes for “family-friendly” entertainment. I find that the answer to that question to be … Read More
In a previous blog post, I set out a premise for how to choose good family movies. The final point in that brief introduction to the topic was that we can choose to be choosy in our movie watching habits. … Read More
The media landscape into which our children are being brought up is vastly different from any other generation of children, even including my own generation (which was only 20 years ago). Is our education system reforming quick enough prepare our … Read More
Meet Joe Summerhays: Did you catch what it is that Mr. Summerhays does for a living? As early as fourth grade, he is teaching children throughout New York to become movie makers!
We had an experience in our home yesterday that gave me pause for reflection. Our three-year-old son just got done watching a video for an hour because my wife needed a nap. Afterwards, my wife informed me that he didn’t … Read More