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Imran, Florida - wrote on 4/15/2004 11:43:45 AM
Comment:One thing you may have overlooked - while conventional wisdom suggests that children should do homework first and then watch TV, it should be noted that usually the TV prior to prime time is much less adult-oriented and objectionable. For this reason, it can often be beneficial to allow them to watch TV then, and then doing their homework before prime time starts, so they skip all those awful prime time programs.
john, boston, U.S.A. - wrote on 4/15/2004 11:19:26 AM
Comment:I got rid of my TV five years ago and hardly ever miss it. I have no children and as a single adult age 53 have much else to do, so taking such a step is easier in my situation, but I highly recommend taking the "plunge". Going TV-free develops greater intelligence, peace of mind, communication skills and good rest.
Rabia, Canada - wrote on 10/8/2003 1:46:29 PM
One thing that we did was to remove the tv from the main part of the house. We, my husband and I, have a television in our bedroom and we have put a very small tv with a VCR in another, seldom used room. The result being is the children don't want to be left out and hardly ever go in there to watch it. When they do it is usually to watch videos with their friends. The article was great in that it refreshed my memory about some common sense things that we all sometimes get lazy with. Jazak Allah!
alizeh, pakistan - wrote on 10/8/2003 12:17:06 PM
Comment: i think this set of advice about getting rid of tv addiction is highly essential for teens.
sarosh, usa - wrote on 9/23/2003 12:06:49 PM
Comment:your tips are excellent.While I can teach my children that programs on regular american channels and cable should not be watched as it goes against our islamic values..what of so many channels from the so called muslim countries which are promoting the same thing.My kids turn to me accusingly saying ..mom you told us muslims don't do such things and i am at a loss for words.Any suggestions.
Shikkohw, Brussels,Belgium - wrote on 7/28/2003 5:23:43 PM
Comment:I found these tips extremely helpful and shall follow a few
manal, Canada - wrote on 4/20/2003 8:24:40 PM
Comment:It is really an excellent article. May Allah reward who wrote it. I liked this article so much and I am going to apply each single tip on my children's life starting from today.
Lisa, TX - wrote on 4/3/2003 2:27:00 AM
Comment:This article is in it self a service to the community. I will make copies and pass it on.
abdel, ca - wrote on 4/2/2003 2:50:09 PM
Comment:this is very good and is going to help alot of parents
Aishah, NYC - wrote on 4/2/2003 9:18:51 AM
Comment:I think that this was an excellent article and I will definetely take it into cosideration since I am (insha Allah) a mom to be. As Salaam Alaikum
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