The Haynie family accepts another week of Oprah's What Can You Live Without challenge
After seven days of going cold turkey, the Haynies are eager to get their electronics back—until they are thrown a curveball. "We would like to propose that you extend the challenge for another seven days," a producer says.

The family takes a vote—and Pam is the only one who resists. "I was outnumbered, so then I had to just kind of go along," she says.

Week 2 begins with more family fun like cooking lessons and walks to the park. "The first week was just like a learning process," Ron says. "This week, we really, really get to connect because I think the hard part is over."

As the week progresses, Pam says she's glad her family kept her from old habits. "We are a stronger family," Pam says. "I feel like I know my kids better than I did before. As they put down their technology, they allowed me to come into their world and see what's going on with them."
FROM: Oprah's "What Can You Live Without?" Experiment, Part 2
Published on May 20, 2009


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