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#1 of 4 Old 04-18-2010, 12:26 AM - Thread Starter
 
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Normally when I'm watching something on hulu, I stop if DS (4yo) wakes up. Tonight though, I was watching Glee and i figured it was mostly harmless, so I let him sit next to me while I finished. Of course many of the shows I watch on hulu are a lot less appropriate than Glee (House, Bones, etc) but even with Glee I still felt kind of guilty about it and worry about what he might repeat at preschool .

Would you let your LO finish an episode of Glee with you? Do you always stop watching when they wake up?

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You really have to make the decision based on your own values.

I'd be more concerned with getting my 4 year old back to sleep as long as he was feeling well etc.

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i have older kids - 2 10 year olds and an 8 year old... If I am watching something bloody or gory & they come down I would pause the tv... (like the beginning of law and order)

well generally I'd pause it anyway and make them go back upstairs....

their bed time is my "me time"

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Getting him back to sleep wasn't really a concern, b/c he had fallen asleep several hour before his usual bed time, so it was more like a nap than being down for the night. He does that sometimes on active days, he falls asleep very early but doesn't necessarily then sleep through.

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