Lazy Summer Days? Is More TV “Mindless” TV?

Parents find it tough, day after day, to find kids activities through the long months of summer — and summer camp is not always desirable or an option.  Some families turn to more TV to both relax and occupy kids’ time during the summer months, while others work to avoid it (it’s tough!) believing their kids don’t need “mindless” sort of passive activities.  While the medium itself is passive (versus video games which is another story completely), the article here suggests that if watching TV is an option, parents have options that are not as “mindless” as some might think.

Learning or loafing – watching summer TV