Byline: Gareth Bicknell
MORE than eight in 10 children aged six and under are already dangerously close to becoming part of the square-eyed generation and are glued to the telly for up to six hours a day new research reveals.
The news,from an NOP survey of 750 parents,comes just days after David Bell, theChief Inspector of Schools,blamed parents for their lack of discipline in the home.
Bell says many mums and dads are happy to plonk children in front of the television rather than talking or playing with them -leading to youngsters behaving poorly in school and being slow to develop social skills.
So should parents who want to do the right thing take the draconian route and ban their children from watching …