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What kind of TV do you have in your kids room?

DS b-day is next week and we have decided to get him his own TV. Now, I was against this since he is only 4, but I haven't slept thru the night in 4 yrs bc he is scared of the dark. I have tried many things, but the sound from the TV plus the lights help him sleep, so I am giving in.

What kind did you buy for you kids?

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Asked by momofone221 at 4:06 PM on Feb. 10, 2011 in Preschoolers (3-4)

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  • The Christmas before last my mil got all the kids their own TVs. They all got 32 inch flat screens.

    Answer by gemgem at 4:07 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • He 4 yrs old he "doesn't" NEED a TV in his bedroom.
    Put some soft music and a soft night lite in his room.
    Wow I can't believe a 4 yr old having a tv in his room

    Answer by bmwlover at 4:09 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Wow! well, he is not getting that lol.....

    Comment by momofone221 (original poster) at 4:09 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Sorry, no TV in my kids' rooms- not even the older ones. (personal choice) If you are really sure you are going to do it tho- then get one that has a timer so it will go off at a certain time to make sure he's not up half the nite & of course the parental blockers so he doesnt see inappropriate shows. Maybe one w/ a DVD player so he can watch his fav movies & you can watch your own shows. Hope he has a very Happy B-day :)

    Answer by mrsmom110 at 4:10 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • bmwlover-my son is hyper active with anxiety issues, if this calms him to the point where he can actually sleep, then that's what's going to happen. Lack of sleep can cause a lot more issues than having a TV in your room.

    Comment by momofone221 (original poster) at 4:11 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • If he's going to have a TV on while he's sleeping, you will be wasting a lot of electricity....not to mention creating bad sleeping habits. But if you are set on this, try a very small flat screen.

    Answer by art.diva at 4:12 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • bmwlover how nice to see you are not judgemental geez




    Answer by Anonymous at 4:13 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • Well it's not in their room but in one of their play rooms. It is a 50 inch. We might get them a smaller one in their own room later.


    Answer by iluvmykidsxoxo at 4:13 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • No tv in my child's room either.

    A night light would be a much better choice if fear of the dark is really the concern.

    Answer by UpSheRises at 4:17 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

  • My son is almost 2. He has a simple tv in his room. He doesn't even watch it very often, but I don't see anything wrong with it at all unless they are just glued all the time. It is more of back ground noise for my son. His is a 13 inch mickey mouse tv...I really don't think young kids need anything real fancy when it comes to tvs and such....This is the exact one my son has...                                                   


    Answer by BlainesMommy09 at 4:19 PM on Feb. 10, 2011

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