It’s the elephant in the living room. 99% of American households own a television, and the typical schoolchild spends as much time watching TV as she does in class. But before you throw your set (or, let’s be honest – sets) out the window, Dimitri Christakis has some suggestions for making TV work for your family. Christakis is the director of the Child Health Institute at the University of Washington, and he talked to KUER about how parents can take charge of their children’s viewing and make it a beneficial part of their life. Check it out here.