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How Hooked am I? Thoughts about My Own Screen-Free Week By Susan Linn

So my daughter-in-law stopped by the office yesterday to pick up a Screen-Free Week Organizer’s Kit. National Screen-Free Week, April 18-24, is hosted by Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. She, her husband, and the two best little girls in the world—okay, in my world—are going to join in the celebration by giving up screens for a […]

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Screen-Free Week and Me by Josh Golin

Given that my daughter (almost 2.5) is screen-free year-round, the week won’t really affect her (although hopefully her father will be a little less distracted). So for me, the week is more about looking in the mirror. Giving up TV will be easy. If it weren’t Screen-Free Week, I would definitely watch some of the […]

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How Are You Celebrating Screen-Free Week?

Screen-Free Week is almost here!  On April 18-24, children, families, schools, and communities around the country will turn off entertainment screen media (TV, video games, computer games, apps, etc.) and turn on life.  It’s a chance to unplug and read, play, daydream, create, explore nature, and spend more time with family and friends. Since 1996, […]

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How to Organize a Great Screen-Free Week

“It’s amazing how much free time you have when you’re not in front of a screen…I never realized how much fun I missed by using screens instead of playing outside.” – Mackenzie Rothfuss, 7th grader, Bay City, Michigan Screen-Free Week is coming April 18-24 and, with your help, we can make it the best ever!  […]

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Go Screen-Free with CCFC: April 18-24, 2011

We’ve got some exciting news. CCFC is now the official new home of Screen-Free Week (formerly TV-Turnoff), the annual celebration where millions of people turn off television and turn on the world around them.  What would you and your family do with an extra 20, 30, or even 50 hours a week?  Find out during […]

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