Breaking The Habit

Breaking The Habit

Mum Needs help: Hey my boy still watched the same movie (little Nemo) like 3 times a week at least for the past 2 years I think.. He's already 6! He dont want to watch anything else, will throw a tantrum if i try. Should i be worried? Has anyone else gone through the same ting?

Throwing tantrum

Breaking the habit

Mum Needs help: Hey my boy still watched the same movie (little Nemo) like 3 times a week at least for the past 2 years I think… He’s already 6! He dont want to watch anything else, will throw a tantrum if i try. Should I be worried? Has anyone else gone through the same ting?

Replies:

Vincent Yeo
i have a Hi5 freak at home. Bt we intro others and also restrict viewing on that. So now, at least we dun hve much hi5 music ard.
Adida Shahab
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Shirley Soh Sally
my hubby always try to into new cartoons to the boys..at 1st they may throw temper, but after dat they juz simply stuck wif the new shows..
Pauline Ng
that’s nothing… my girl will replay and replay again and again her favourite.. for the past 7 yrs..
Rebecca 静敏
i face the same problem. my 2+ goin to 3 gal. love to watch tamil show. she dun allow others to switch the ch. she will make a big fuss n throw big tantrum. need help too! =(
Audree Too
Yes my boy will watch e same movie everyday. Now he is hook on “transformer” .. Will let him watch other movie, will have to let him be cause no point fighting .. Anyway that’s the only way to let him do his own things… Maybe I’m wrong but no point letting him cry and scream
Eileen Tan
No worries. Take the opportunity to widen his knowledge. For eg. introduce him to books on Marine Life (Tell him “Nemo is a Clown Fish, XX is a sea turtle…oh there are many species of sea turtle and so many different types of marine life!” ), things in the Ocean etc etc
Sioyan Ng
Will watch another together with my 2 kids…. after all the laughing, then mention to them that there a lot of good shows they that will miss if not watching them….
Yeap Hoi Ting
My daughter has variety choices of movies. First, we introduce her the movie, once she familiar with it, then we introduce her the book. This helps her in reading and comprehension too.
Phylicia Yang
I watched the same English movie for 5 yrs every day n I turned out ok. N every day at the sad part I cry & I can memorize everyone’s lines. Abit weird but everyone has different things they are hooked onto. Dun worry, if u dun like finding nemo, intro a new movie.. Anyway finding nemo is educational so no worries..
Donna Wongi
watched the same english movie for dunno how many years everytime when i have nothing to do .. i’m ok too 🙂
Lynn Lim Choo
just let him watch as many times as he likes as long as it’s not violent and it does not involve too much fighting scene
Lishan Chong
i dun think it is a big issue….my kids were stuck on ‘babies can read’…then for a long time ‘barney cd’…i then try to intro leap from cds to them …n now hooked!..give him time….can try to intro other cd or dvds…dun b too stress on tat..ha..now my kids dun like watching anymore!
Lishan Chong
i meant that do not like watching barneys anymore!
Michelle Tan
How about bring the boy to the movie? But before that, tell him that there are other nice shows and would like him to accompany mummy to go and watch. Slowly introduce new shows to him.
William Chang
In the olde days VHS tape will wear out & koyak. Now with DVD… no chance hahaha
Rita William
You’re so right William! That’s how I got rid of many of my boys’ old cartoons and introduced new ones to them.
Christy Ylk
 Children are still children. My children are also like that. They will watch the show until the tape spoils. To introduce new ones to them is so simple. Bring them to theater or cinema or television where they have an introduction of the show on screen. Children are easily influenced by what they see and through their friends. Don’t worry. It’s normal for children to be like that.:)
Roziah Barik
Dont worry so much… why are you in hurry for children to grow up? Let them savor their childhood while they still can. Children are already so stressed up having to cope with spelling at K1… give them a life and some space to breathe.

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