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I don't limit screen time

Anonymous
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I want you to actually really think about this scenario.


Edit- if you are not going to pretend to put yourself in this situation stop reading.


Let's pretend that your DH/DW/SO/Roommate, has authority over you. They have decided that you only need one hour of screen time a day. This includes TV, Video games, Tablets, e-Readers, Smart Phones, and Computers.



You get just one hour between 8 & 9, and that's it.



What would you do from 8-9? Are you going to be multitasking trying to fit everything in? Are you going to be completely glued to whatever your doing during that time? Or would you relax and just watch one show and be done with it?



Lets now say its 8:59, and your reading on Cafemom and you have to get your word in on this one post. Right then SO comes and shuts down your computer, times up.





How would you feel, would you be anxious to get back on, try to convince SO to let you have a few more minutes, would you try to sneak in more time?





Do you limit your kids? How do they behave when their time is on and when their time is up?





I'm not limited, my kids aren't limited. We have no problem turning off.
Posted by Anonymous on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:40 AM
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Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:43 AM

I'm NOT Limited.....I pay the bills

As long as the kids are on the computer for homework/research...they have no limits either

Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:44 AM
I know you're not, that's not the point.


Quoting Sassy762:

I'm NOT Limited.....I pay the bills

As long as the kids are on the computer for homework/research...they have no limits either

BrittM1988
by on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:45 AM

I am not limited, my husband knows better and neither are my kids, I have a movie on at all times, mostly background noise, and the kids have a shared tablet

angie729
by Ruby Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:45 AM
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I would not be with someone that put limits on me like a child.

Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:46 AM
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Quoting Anonymous:

I know you're not, that's not the point.


Quoting Sassy762:

I'm NOT Limited.....I pay the bills

As long as the kids are on the computer for homework/research...they have no limits either


Sassy762
by CAFE SASSY HBIC on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:46 AM

THAT is NOT the point, LMAOOOOOOO

Quoting angie729:

I would not be with someone that put limits on me like a child.


Anonymous
by Anonymous - Original Poster on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:46 AM
I don't think any adult would that's not the point.

Quoting angie729:

I would not be with someone that put limits on me like a child.

DieselsMom
by Gold Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:48 AM

I don't really limit my kids but I do make sure they aren't on it all day!!

CrimsonRadiance
by Platinum Member on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:50 AM
My boys have no limits... They aren't really needed. They do other things besides watching tv and playing video games... So I feel that when they do them, they don't need to be "timed". Also, our boys earn their time by doing chores, extra school work and things like that.
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by on Jan. 10, 2013 at 2:50 AM

No, don't limit at all.  Never had a problem with it.  I sometimes encourage him to do something else.  

I had all sorts of rules imposed on me and it made me rebellious.  My sister didnt impose rules on her sons and I couldnt be more proud of my nephews.

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