Checkup Newsroom (video games)

2017
March
13,
2017
| 07:48 PM America/Chicago
This afternoon, I saw a couple of tweets from CBS 11 reporter Jack Fink that turned my stomach: The affidavit included in one of the tweet's details an adult here in North Texas engaged in inapproapriate behavior with a 15-year old child i...
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2016
August
10,
2016
| 10:00 PM America/Chicago
This is a conversation I had recently: “What have you been up to this summer? Did you play outside at all or has it been all video games?” “Pretty much video games.” “Oh cool, what kind of games do you like? Sports?” “No, stuff like Call ...
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2015
October
23,
2015
| 05:20 PM America/Chicago
At worst, I’m pretty sure I sound like the teacher from Charlie Brown. At best, the mom is rolling her eyes and pulling her phone out to hand to her screaming child. “Children under 2 years of age should have no screen time and after 2 years, w...
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July
13,
2015
| 10:39 PM America/Chicago
“Sit up straight!” “Stop Slouching!” Why is my kid’s posture so poor? THE PROBLEM Do you get sick and tired of telling your child to sit up straight? Do you ever wonder why so many kids these days have slouched posture and often complain ...
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2014
August
20,
2014
| 05:04 PM America/Chicago
Every time your children score a point, gain lives, beat a level or win a prize on a video game or gadget, they arereceiving one of many frequent intermittent rewards that keep them hooked and focused. And parents wonder whytheir child is struggling ...
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July
11,
2014
| 05:24 PM America/Chicago
The Conklin family see Kim Mangham, M.D., a pediatrician in Keller. The parents and their three children are cutting back on their screen time this summer and mom, Aubrey, will be blogging (yes, we see the irony) about how it’s going on a regular bas...
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