Learning to Live with Less

September 14, 2009 by  
Filed under Family Focus

By Khristy Hullett 

Recently Oprah based a show on learning to live with less.  Two families on the show were immersed in their technology.  Oprah took away all their gadgets—TVs, phones, computers, and video games—to see how they would fare.  One of the families owned 5 TVs, 4 IPODS, and 4 cell phones.  Before Oprah’s challenge, they often found themselves watching the same shows in different rooms.  The mother frequently texted her daughter while they were in the same house.  The families in question were shocked at the results of Oprah’s challenge.  They began doing things together as a family again—eating dinner, going for walks, taking cooking lessons.  http://www.oprah.com/article/oprahshow/20090506-tows-live-without

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