Children's Eye Care, Power of a Pause, The Science of Play, Chadwick Boseman's Legacy, Weekend Review
The Lisa Show - Radio Archive, Episode 549
- Sep 18, 2020 12:00 pm
- 1:45:36 mins
Children’s Eye Care and Remote Schoolwork (0:00:00) Many of our kids are glued to their computer screens for many hours as a result of remote learning. In fact, they’re surpassing their screen time limits to the dismay of their parents. But there’s a reason why screen time limits are a thing. Not only do they keep children off the internet for too long, they also help keep your eyes healthy. So, what can we do to keep our children’s eyes safe as they occupy their online classrooms this semester? Joining us this morning is Dr. David Guyton, a professor of pediatric ophthalmology, here with us to discuss how to care for your child’s eyes during remote learning. The Power of a Pause (0:18:21) Since the March shutdowns, life has slowed down, and even stopped for each of us. Sometimes it feels like we’re trapped in a moment in time as everything we looked forward to this year was cancelled or put on hold. While this hasn’t been ideal, maybe this pause has given us something extremely valuable. So, what is the gift we can take away from this time? Our friends Kim Howie and Nancy Werteen from The Wisdom Coalition join us today to help us understand the power this pause has in in our lives. The Science of Outdoor Play (0:34:36) Growing up, summertime was sacred. Every moment, from the time I left in the morning till I got home at night, was a treasure. However, it seems like the days once marked by countless hours of adult-free, outdoor play are steadily growing to be a thing of the past. More and more playtime seems to be relegated to the confines of the playroom, or worse, a phone screen. The consequences of this decrease in the amount of active, outdoor play could be significant. Here to discuss the importance of outdoor, active play and how it affects our brain development is biologist and outdoor advocate, Dr. Carla Hannaford. The Legacy of Chadwick Boseman (0:52:46) We were heartbroken and shocked along with the rest of the world to hear about the passing of Chadwick Boseman late last month. Chadwick was best known for his role as T’Challa in Black Panther. After an unknown 4-year battle with colon cancer, Chadwick passed away on August, 28th. As we’ve been working to make peace with this loss, we wanted to take a moment today to reflect on his life, work and legacy. Here to share his thoughts with us is race and culture writer Tre Johnson. Weekend Review (1:30:34) Richie talks us through what there is to do this weekend, from the newest shows coming to streaming services, to the New York Times Bestseller list, to what going on in your community.