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What do you think of moms who don't let their young kids watch any television or movies?

Just curious. I feel like I'm in the real minority here.


Asked by Anonymous at 12:45 PM on Mar. 30, 2010 in Just for Fun

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Answers (43)
  • I think they have more patiene than I do... sometimes I just need 20 minutes alone :P

    Answer by peanutsmommy1 at 12:46 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • I couldn't survive without a little bit of that down time. My dd gets two hours of total TV time each day. It is ALWAYS PBS so that she is exposed to learning shows ONLY. She also gets one family movie night a week.
    As for those who don't allow any TV... Sometimes I wish I was strong enough to enforce that with my dd. I just haven't been able to.

    Answer by PhoenixFire at 12:49 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • I think it's neat that they have other kids to entertain their kids with, god knows I can't do that, I wish my kids wouldn't watch that much tv though.

    Answer by LuvmyFam6 at 12:49 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • I think they are awesome!! If our living situation was different I know DD would watch ALOT LESS!

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 12:50 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Who cares. I remember as a kid I really enjoyed some TV time.

    Answer by Anonymous at 12:50 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • no tv at all ever.. I would say she is brave because she has to entertain them more plus the kids would have to know how to entertain themselves, how do keep from tv when at a friends or school ( my kids get to see a movie at school sometimes).. & maybe overprotective.. I allow my kids tv a little before school, friday is family movie night, and sundays ( limited ) during the winter they get a little more than the summer, when i tell them go play outside.

    Answer by maiahlynn at 12:51 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Thats great! Glad it works for them! Children under the age of 2 shouldnt watch tv at all! I think that some parents allow their children to watch too much tv! Im somewhere in between!

    Answer by mrsmamaj at 12:52 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • Im a mom like that and i have a super brilliant child,i dont regret it one bit.. Every mom does what ever they think is best, i dont look down on anyone if they have a t.v....but my kid watches stuff at his grand parents.

    Answer by BUSYLOVINGHIM at 12:52 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • btw I only use dvds, vhs tapes I don't have tv channels they can just go on.. no cable or tv box.. I get to choose what they watch.. & how long they watch it..

    Answer by maiahlynn at 12:55 PM on Mar. 30, 2010

  • I don't think anything of it really. Every family,every mom,every household is different.What another person does in reguards to that doesn't effect me or my children, why should I care?

    Answer by kimberlyinberea at 12:59 PM on Mar. 30, 2010