photo by Aaron Escobar
Twice a year, the Center for Screen-Time Awareness hosts a Turnoff Week to encourage people everywhere to turn off the screens for a week. The second Turnoff Week for 2009 launched yesterday, September 20th and will continue through Saturday, September 26th.
Is this a challenge your family will undertake?
For those accustomed to unlimited screen time, the thought of turning off for a week can be overwhelming. Here are some resources to motivate and inspire a week without (or with reduced) screen time:
Resources for TV-Free and Screen-Free Living
Simple Mom: 20 Indoor Activities for Kids – besides TV
The Big Turnoff: Confessions of a TV-Addicted Mom Trying to Raise a TV-Free Kid by Ellen Curry-Wilson
Is your home screen-free? TV-free? Limited in screen and TV-time? What resources have helped or inspired you?