No Relaxation Time
Many parents wish their kids were active readers. They try to encourage them to read more by instilling the belief that you are lazy if you watch TV during the day. Although, this is very manipulative. Watching TV is a lazy activity, but you shouldn’t feel guilty about choosing to do so as your form of relaxation.
If you’ve been at school all week and have finished all of your homework, you should be able to watch TV guilt-free. Teens become much busier with extracurricular activities and SAT prep so you can bet they’re going to plop down on the couch after a long day no matter what you tried to instill in them.