Friday, August 18, 2006

Is your tot addicted?

The new drug of choice for pre-schoolers: cartoons. "Especially disturbing to the author of the scientific study was that the cartoons were even more comforting than Mom."

2 comments:

Matt said...

Gotta say...it doesn't shock me at all. I'm still not sure where the illusion of mothers as sources of comfort got started.

Kristine said...

Actually, it's a biblical picture, Matt. See Isaiah 66:13 for just one example of where God compares His tenderness and comfort of His people to a mother's for her child.