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Time Shift Your TV – Eco-friendly fare
Posted on Monday, April 7th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

Spring is here – finally! Along with the April flowers comes a host of eco-spotlighting TV shows and specials targeted at all age ranges. They make for entertaining, and sometimes very serious, viewing designed to bring awareness about our surroundings.

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Time Shift Your TV – Little girls, pink weapons
Posted on Monday, March 31st, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

Little girls like pink things, and little boys go for blue, brown and camouflaged. That’s the traditional thinking, and that’s how it often appears in the toy aisles. Girly items there. Boyish items here.

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Time Shift Your TV – ‘None of the Above’
Posted on Monday, March 24th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

National Geographic Channel kicks off a new series, None of the Above, on Monday, March 24, with a Mythbusters-type show that pushes science to the limit. For this show, the phrase “Kids, don’t try this at home” really applies.

TV Time
Posted on Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 by Kristen Faber

Make the time you and your children spend in front of the tv count! With shows to expand your mind, warm you heart, and tickle your funnybone we’ve got some great ideas for what to watch.

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Time Shift your TV: Hero or Heroine?
Posted on Monday, March 10th, 2014 by Ann Oldenburg

The recent successes of the film Frozen, focusing on young strong-willed Anna, and the movie Brave, starring arrow-wielding  Princess Merida, and Nickelodeon’s Legend of  Korra  series, about a strong-willed girl fighting for good in the world, make it seem as though strong female heroines are plentiful in film and on TV. But that’s not true. […]