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catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 9 years 9 months ago
would u let ur child have a tv in there room?
i had a tv in my room when i was 11 but when i was 11 it was shit with only 4 channels and no dvd player LOL i had my first dvd player when i moved out LOL
anyways i wanted to buy kieran a disney cars tv/dvd but the only place he could have it really is in his room but bein a toddler he'll soon know how to work it and would never sleep when bed time LOL
xxx


AlexAlex Moderator
posted 9 years 9 months ago
NOT FOR A LONG TIME in this house.

I know the DVD/TV combi you like I saw it- but he will grow out of it quickly and want a new one (IMO it is just a gimic to get people to spend money)

I dont like TV's in childrens room, if he wants to watch TV he can watch it where I can see what he is up too

hipmommahipmomma
posted 9 years 9 months ago
Im not really for tv's in kids rooms. although if it doesn't have an aerial going to it that kida kills my argument. I dont like the kida of kids being able to watch things late night. does he have a room that is mainly for his toys, could it go on a little table where he usually plays, get him a mini chair or something, it wouldnt really matter if there actually was a tv in the room anyway, the novelty of it would be fantastic for him!!!

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 9 years 9 months ago
good for u LOL
u dont want a child that has to go to school and be really tired at the same time from watchin tv all night LOL
yes i know what u mean i got him the disney cars cd player and its great cus he loves listenin to disney music when i put him to bed gets him off to sleep good Smile xxx

mrsbonjovimrsbonjovi
posted 9 years 9 months ago
im gonna get hissed and booed now.... my daughter has a tv and dvd player. everynight she has a bath and we have a story then she picks a film, she usually doesnt watch it all cos she's asleep 30 minutes into it

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 9 years 9 months ago
we got a small room, got a bed and a cot bed in there with 2 big toy boxes, chest of draws and a hangin thing for the babies clothes.
lots of things in a small room LOL
xxx

AlexAlex Moderator
posted 9 years 9 months ago

mrsbonjovi said:
im gonna get hissed and booed now.... my daughter has a tv and dvd player. everynight she has a bath and we have a story then she picks a film, she usually doesnt watch it all cos she's asleep 30 minutes into it


boo hiss!! Razz

Its up to you hun, whatever works for you and your LO, we all run our families differently. Im sure I do things that would make the hairs on some peoples backs stand up!

hapydazyhapydazy Moderator
posted 9 years 9 months ago
I made the mistake of putting a tv in Aaralyn's room when she was about 2 and I wish I hadn't!

One good thing about it now though is it can be taken easily out of her room when she's not being a very good listener and it's got a lot of leverage with just a threat of it being taken away.

She doesn't get up and put on the tv in the night though, I usually put a children's dvd in for her to fall asleep too (again, I don't recommend starting that as a habit either Bad! )

In retrospect I would not have put it in there until she was older. I edited to say that the reason why I wish I had not started it because sometimes it is an argument at bedtime to watch another show or another movie Rolling Eyes That's when a threat to take the tv out usually works though Smile

KayleighKayleigh
posted 9 years 9 months ago
Charlie has had a tv in his room for about a year and TBH he hardly watches it, it was a waste of money really.
To stop him from touching it though it is up on a bracket on the wall.

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 9 years 9 months ago

hapydazy said:
I made the mistake of putting a tv in Aaralyn's room when she was about 2 and I wish I hadn't!

One good thing about it now though is it can be taken easily out of her room when she's not being a very good listener and it's got a lot of leverage with just a threat of it being taken away.

She doesn't get up and put on the tv in the night though, I usually put a children's dvd in for her to fall asleep too (again, I don't recommend starting that as a habit either Bad! )

In retrospect I would not have put it in there until she was older. I edited to say that the reason why I wish I had not started it because sometimes it is an argument at bedtime to watch another show or another movie Rolling Eyes That's when a threat to take the tv out usually works though Smile

thanx for the tip Smile i wont put a tv in his room until hes alot older like until hes in high school LOL
ill just have him watch tv in my room before bed if we are watchin somethin down stairs
xxx

sugarsugar Moderator
posted 9 years 9 months ago
my DD has a tv/dvd player in her room ot my disgust (DF put it in there when i was at work Razz) but she never uses it - every now and then when my mates bring kids round i'll let her put a dvd on for them to watch but they never watch it they end up playing with her lego etc - or i use it whiel im cleaning the living up so DD can keep out the for a while but tbh its not been touched since wayyyyyyyy b4 xmas! but i too dont like kids having tvs in thier room

alis378alis378
posted 9 years 9 months ago
Not until they are teenagers in this house!! They dont have anything gadegets in there room as dont want them spending all their time up there when they should be down here socialising with the rest of the family - and doing homework!!!!!
x

Irish_RoseIrish_Rose
posted 9 years 9 months ago
Tara has had a tv in her room from she was 4. She likes to watch tv before she goes to sleep it helps settle her Very Happy

staceybstaceyb
posted 9 years 9 months ago
- My blog
jami has a tv in her room and shes had it since she was 9 (shes 11 now) only reason is that so she can have some time away from catherine and ben who are 7 and 8yrs younger.

she has a tv, video, DVD player and freeview (thats only cause we got sky and it was just sitting there)

glennyglenny
posted 9 years 9 months ago
my intention is that cara wont have a TV in her room for a long time - certianly not as a toddler - its just the way I want to do it - she has her times for watching TV, but bed time is for going to bed Smile

Hayley_KevHayley_Kev
posted 9 years 9 months ago
ethan wont be having a tv for a VERY long time - i just imagine it iverting the kid from the whole idea of sleep time.my neice had a tv from about the age of 3 and shes always been a bugger at night as she knows she can watchtv! plus then theres the thort of what they may be watching in the middle of the night!!! Shocked

i had my first tv when i was about 12 - but cuz i never really had one before that,it never interested me to watch at bedtime and more than anything it was used as a night light LOL!

catgirl_872catgirl_872
posted 9 years 9 months ago
same here when i got mine it didnt bother me and i used it mostly as a background light thats prob why i cant sleep without it now LOL xx

candgsmumcandgsmum
posted 9 years 9 months ago
We aren't putting a TV in Charlotte's room until she's older. They watch TV first thing in a morning in our bed until we get up or while they are waiting to get bathed.

She has a Vtech computer that she got for xmas but it is downstairs with our computers.

kirstkirst
posted 9 years 9 months ago
well ill get boo'd n hissed but never mind paul has one in his room and watches a dvd after huis bath but goes to sleep within half hr of it bein on

hapydazyhapydazy Moderator
posted 9 years 9 months ago
You're not gonna get booed or hissed babe Razz

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