Tag: Children

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Lifestyle

Forget TV! iPhones and iPads dazzle babies

by Kelly Wallace (CNN) — When I had my first daughter more than seven years ago, I was adamant: no TV until she was 2 years old and limited exposure after that. As a reporter, I had done enough stories on children and screen time, and knew full well that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends no screen time for babies under 2.

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Opinion

Teach kids to make things

by John Bare (CNN) — When 60,000 tinkerers arrive at the New York Hall of Science this weekend for World Maker Faire New York, kids will see original action figures designed on a 3-D printer, homemade race cars, robots and a sewing machine turned into a music box. Teachers will see a chance to reimagine U.S. science education.