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    7 days ago - By The Guardian

    Watching a show with my teenage sons is a happy retreat from reality, away from arguments, exams and the friction of daily life A friend recently asked me whether her young children watched too much television. After briefly outlining the screen-time agreement hammered out with my own teenage sons - a document as complex and painfully negotiated as the Peace of Westphalia, its inception littered with deadlocks and walkouts - I explained that TV was exempt. “Watching TV is the only wholesome family time we have most days,” I said. TV is how my family bond, but it turns out we're swimming...
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