Breaking the bad habit of pacifying unreasonable cries and demands through screen time and cartoons has been quite the challenge. Slowly introducing kids books and nurturing an affinity for stories and tales is what this page is all about! Mem Fox, author of "Where is the Green Sheep?" and many other kids books emphasizes regularly reading aloud with emotions and expressions and repeating favorite stories will help kids to learn the language they need in life. This in turn will make a good foundation for their literature, speech, and interaction compared with constant screen exposure.TVs and movies can still be part of the household, but only for scheduled family bonding. The less screen time, the more mindfully present parents and kids become.