One of the best mom moments in TV history. I wish more parents knew how important it is to validate their children’s feelings.
This scene seriously disturbed my mother when I was a kid…
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Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (2008)
Directed by Adriana Barbaro and Jeremy Earp
Advertising for Children in the US.
I work in a bookstore. A middle-aged man came into the store with his two teenaged sons, both of whom wanted DVD’s. Their dad told them no, he would only get them books: they would read on their planeride, not watch a movie. I commented “that’s very refreshing to hear. Most parents here discourage their kids from reading, I really appreciate that you want your children to value books.”
He got an erection.