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Do you/have you,allowed your kid(s) to watch the same movie over and over...

on the living room tv?
I remember my aunt allowing her daughter to watch Cinderella over and over all day. Would you allow them to take over the tv with their movies all day,day after day?
Most of the time my cousin wasn't even in there,but she'd have a shit fit if you turned it off.

 
butterflyblue19

Asked by butterflyblue19 at 2:20 PM on Feb. 13, 2013 in General Parenting

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Answers (20)
  • I have when I'm trying to get something done. I know I shouldn't, but I have a painting business, so I'll let them watch something continuously while I'm painting. :/
    ABeaverhausen

    Answer by ABeaverhausen at 2:25 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • I've allowed them to watch the same movies multiple times, but not continuously.
    Ginger0104

    Answer by Ginger0104 at 2:23 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • They went through their phases of doing that. Not all day but the same movie every day. I would rather they watched it downstairs than unsupervised I my bedroom where the other TV is at.
    Izsarejman

    Answer by Izsarejman at 3:37 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • My 6yo is funny. He will put Cars 1 or 2 on the laptop, watch for maybe10 minutes push pause then go to his room and reenact with his toy Cars what he just watched. It can take all day for him to finish the movie.

    cassie_kellison

    Answer by cassie_kellison at 4:53 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • No, my kids don't watch hardly any TV. They are always running around playing.
    LostSoul88

    Answer by LostSoul88 at 2:21 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • Yes, I have before.
    3libras

    Answer by 3libras at 2:22 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • mine did...it wasn't like there was a lot else on worth watching...but if they were not paying attention -I would change it
    charlotsomtimes

    Answer by charlotsomtimes at 2:23 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • When there's a new movie and it's a hit with my kid, it's usually followed by a second showing, but generally, I don't tolerate the one-movie film festival.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 2:28 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • we have a "once a day" rule. because we only have Netflix they get single minded with what they want to watch, so mommy made that rule to keep her sanity. maybe when they're older and im not trying to get homework done while they watch TV i'll let them watch something more than once.
    okmanders

    Answer by okmanders at 2:28 PM on Feb. 13, 2013

  • My oldest used to watch Peter pan everyday for a while. Sometimes he watched it more than once.
    mompam

    Answer by mompam at 2:33 PM on Feb. 13, 2013