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My 18 month old climbs into the computer chair any chance she gets, cause my wife or myself are on the computers alot. She even sits in my lap sometimes when I play CS:S.

When she does sit there by herself, she sits back away from the monitor, because thats how we have the keyboards setup.

In the near future, I'm buying her one of these: V-Tech Nitro so she has her own "computer". But, she's never on for more than 10-20 minutes at a time, so its all good...
    
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there is no way i'm putting my kid in front of a screen for extended periods of time at such a young age. I was around 5-10 when i started watching tv. It was at my head level so i watched it close, now im myopic at level -8.00 on both eyes.

too you to realize it, i dont even remember, but its something i regret.
Food for thought....
eyesight issues are more generally genetic rather than caused by watching some TV.
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My 18 month old climbs into the computer chair any chance she gets, cause my wife or myself are on the computers alot. She even sits in my lap sometimes when I play CS:S.

When she does sit there by herself, she sits back away from the monitor, because thats how we have the keyboards setup.

In the near future, I'm buying her one of these: V-Tech Nitro so she has her own "computer". But, she's never on for more than 10-20 minutes at a time, so its all good...
that looks cool. i was thinking if i dont end up selling my old computer i will just put it up and then my son can use it when he is old enough for his own computer.
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eyesight issues are more generally genetic rather than caused by watching some TV.
that could explain things. my dad wore classes and so did my mother. My brother probably watched as much tv as me, his eyesight is at around -3.0 myopic. less than half, and it only started affecting him about a year ago...

Hopefully they'll find a "cure" soon .
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My kids play a lot of flash games at nickjr.com (free), they're not all completely learning but it does teach them.
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that could explain things. my dad wore classes and so did my mother. My brother probably watched as much tv as me, his eyesight is at around -3.0 myopic. less than half, and it only started affecting him about a year ago...

Hopefully they'll find a "cure" soon .
they also say that if you wear glasses when you're younger your eyesight will generally end up being better in old age than someone who had good eyesight during their working life but then degrades when they get old.

tbh it doesnt really matter. eye care is so good these days. i have myopia and astigmatism but it aint nothing an optician can't sort out
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yeh..
Nowadays 2 out of every 4 people I see wear glasses. Probably 1 out of those four wears contact lenses. Maybe it's another stage of evolution? our eyes go bad, body adapts, soon one generation will start seing better and better, even after exposure to bright screens and such....
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yeh..
Nowadays 2 out of every 4 people I see wear glasses. Probably 1 out of those four wears contact lenses. Maybe it's another stage of evolution? our eyes go bad, body adapts, soon one generation will start seing better and better, even after exposure to bright screens and such....
that is an interesting theory. i think you might be on to something. or people are just being treated for poor eye site more often.
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Math Blaster FTW!!!!

Definitely, I used to play that when i was kid. I actually enjoyed it for being a math game.
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I hated those games... Don't force any child to play them...

How about you spend some time with your child and teach them yourself lol...

But maybe the games are better than they were when i had them..
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