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S/o no TV in this house

Posted by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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When I was a kid, you know what the biggest distraction was? Books. Not TV. Not cell phones (mostly bc there weren't any lol) At pretty much any time you would find my grandma or I reading a book. At the table, bed, couch etc. we still talked, but 80% of the time we were reading. Now days most my books are on my Nook. But I still read alot.

So my question is, for those who say that TV is a distraction, ruins family time etc...and don't have for that reason, In this case, would you also ban books?
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baquick
by Ruby Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:56 PM
Crap! hold on!. Ill fix it!
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ErikaRobin
by Platinum Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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by Anonymous 1 on Mar. 8, 2013 at 8:56 PM
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by Anonymous 2 on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:09 PM
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ACDC_fan
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 9:21 PM

reading will never be forbidden lol. I limit the TV my daughter watches. If she is good, she can watch a few episodes of her Sprout shows. If she is bad, no TV at all.
Reading is ok =]  

baquick
by Ruby Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 11:07 PM
Bump!
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baquick
by Ruby Member on Mar. 8, 2013 at 11:08 PM
Playing devils advocate here:

How is it different?


Quoting ACDC_fan:

reading will never be forbidden lol. I limit the TV my daughter watches. If she is good, she can watch a few episodes of her Sprout shows. If she is bad, no TV at all.
Reading is ok =]  

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Kitschy
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 11:09 PM

No. I wouldn't ban books but you wouldn't be reading one at my dinner table or when someone is trying to talk to you.

countrymum0710
by on Mar. 8, 2013 at 11:11 PM
We do not own a TV for the reason that its pointless. My children can learn more by goin out side and exploring then they can from watching TV all day long. I have a friend who has the TV on 24/7 and I just can't sting going over there. We have MANY books available to our children and our selves when ever we want.
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baquick
by Ruby Member on Mar. 9, 2013 at 12:35 AM
We would still talk. If one of us said something to the other, but other than that we were content reading.

Quoting Kitschy:

No. I wouldn't ban books but you wouldn't be reading one at my dinner table or when someone is trying to talk to you.

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