Earlier this week, I wrote a blog post about the American Academy of Pediatrics’ new guidelines for TV use in kids under 2 years old. I intended that piece to be a brief summary of the new guidelines and the research that the AAP used to support them. I didn’t think about these guidelines as being controversial.
However, as the media and the blogosphere got wind of the new guidelines, I found article after article questioning them – calling the AAP out on making a recommendation without solid science and blaming them for creating the next round of unwelcome parenting guilt. Read more