screen time and health

May 28, 2023

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – The “Forgotten Front” of WWII

Inspired by a war-scarred field of bright red poppies that he saw in the spring of 1915, Canadian Soldier Lt. Col. John McCrae wrote the powerful […]
May 27, 2023

MEMORIAL DAY TRIBUTE – Teach the children well

Each Memorial Day weekend, one of my favorite tributes and reminders of what this holiday means comes from my friend, Gary Bauer. I hope his post […]
May 26, 2023

The Writer’s Studio 07 – My Interview with Debbie Macomber (Part 1)

You’re in for a treat as one of America’s most published and beloved authors Debbie Macomber visits with me and shares her journey to mastering the […]
May 24, 2023

Our Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Barb and I just returned from a stunning 10-day pilgrimage to the Holy Land. After long flights there (10 hours from Denver to Frankfurt and 4 […]
May 22, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt – Episode #5 – 10 Key Habits to Consider and Essential #1 – What is True Health?

In this episode, I’ll break down the 10 key habits or 10 essentials of happy, healthy people and we’ll discuss Essential #1 — What is True […]
May 17, 2023

I’ve been selected a a Featured Author for this Fall’s Louisiana Book Festival

SAVE THE DATE: I’m over-the-moon excited to let you know that I’ve been invited to be a “Featured Author” at the 2023 Louisiana Book Festival in […]
May 15, 2023

Ask Dr. Walt – Episode #4 – Four Keys to Becoming Highly Healthy

Do you want to know the secrets of how to make simple choices for a happier, healthier you — a you that will have more quality […]
May 12, 2023

The Writer’s Studio 05 – My Interview with Journalist Patricia Raybon (Part 1)

Have you thought about writing a book? Join me as I visit with award-winning journalist, essayist, and professor Patricia Raybon to discuss her career-changing decision to […]
March 5, 2010

TV, Computers Linked to Weak Relationships

Children in recent New Zealand studies who spent a lot of time watching television and using computer games had less attachment to family and peers. The […]
June 23, 2010

Long-term harm seen with too much TV for toddlers

The more TV a toddler watches, the higher the likelihood they will do badly at school and have poor health at the age of 10, researchers […]
November 15, 2010

Screen Time May Consume Nearly 1/3 of Day for U.S. Kids

Child experts have issued an updated policy statement on use of electronic media for entertainment by kids. This is critical because children and teens in the […]
November 15, 2010

Study Shows Risks for Kids Who Watch TV or Use Computers More Than 2 Hours a Day

New research is documenting some of the risks I’ve told you about in previous blogs for kids who utilize screen time (TV, computers, video games) more […]
February 25, 2011

Screen time (TV and computer) may be linked to increased heart risks

In multiple past blogs (see below) I’ve told you of the harms of too much screen time (TV, computer, video games, etc.) for your children. Many […]
March 7, 2011

More evidence that too much TV, computer time could harm your heart

Spending hours in front of a TV or computer monitor — known as “screen time” — has been linked to signs that the heart needs longer […]