Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

How much tv do you let your toddler watch. My dd is almost 2,5. And she loves it alittle too much.

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 4:48 PM on Sep. 10, 2010 in Toddlers (1-2)

Answers (8)
  • Well, as long as it's kid friendly shows-, I think it's okay. They have helped my daughter learn stuff. (No tv doesn't teach her for me, I work w/her too) Dora etc are almost like her friends-kids learn best when they learn w/their friends. She also plays a lot in between them too though.
    Chell.o_0

    Answer by Chell.o_0 at 4:52 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • If id let her dd would watch TV non-stop... But she knows our routine & I stick to it... Morning in the AM while we wake up (so 1-2 shows) but the tv goes off(or channel changed to my stuff) when we get up to have breakfast.
    Tv doesnt come back on until after her nap (if she doesnt take a nap, no tv).. sometimes she gets cartoons after a nap, sometimes she ask for something else like time on the computer (she has games) or a candy..
    MommaTasha1003

    Answer by MommaTasha1003 at 5:14 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • Our rule has always been an hour a day.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 6:09 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • my daughter only likes to watch dora, and sometimes wont even sit still for it
    jess102208

    Answer by jess102208 at 7:11 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • never watched it until he was 2..now he gets a show or 2 in th AM and he has to earn one before bed...
    coolchic320

    Answer by coolchic320 at 8:16 PM on Sep. 10, 2010

  • During the week an 1hr before bed time, on the weekend a little more.
    Cassandre

    Answer by Cassandre at 9:57 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • Some days my DD does not watch any tv, other days she watches around 2 hours of tv, & other days she watches 4 hours or more. I personally feel that as long as tv time is kid friendly & well balanced with other activities, it does not matter how much they watch. But that is just my opinion.
    stressedmomma13

    Answer by stressedmomma13 at 10:49 AM on Sep. 11, 2010

  • I agree with stressedmamma13
    Bugbait

    Answer by Bugbait at 1:46 PM on Sep. 11, 2010

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN