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|My daughter's girl scout troop had an all night sleep over thing where they watched the Lord of the ring movies. I too was the only parent that seemed to take issue with this,a nd I pulled her out of the troop. Oh and the "badge" they were earning? Learning about different areas of the world|
|so since she knew her son would really want to see it she set about an intentional program to desensitize him to that kind of thing so he could enjoy the movie.|
Originally Posted by kama'aina mama
so since she knew her son would really want to see it she set about an intentional program to desensitize him to that kind of thing so he could enjoy the movie.
Originally Posted by MPJJJ
Hmm... I guess I'm the odd momma out. My boys and I watch movies all the time... well, not ALL the time... but a couple times a week. We watch the special features, the making of the movies... I routinely pause the movies and we comment on the costumes and make-up, how the scenes are made to look so real because they 'draw' them on the computer like mommy uses, ect. So, he watches both Spiderman and Lord of the Rings. He knows that both are not real, it is really people dressing up and pretending like we do sometimes. I guess I, too, am 'desensetizing' my son.
However, we would never watch a 'scary' movie, like the Ring (that movie still scares me) or any of the Elm Street films.
|Seriously, what the hell is wrong with people!|
Originally Posted by HeatherE
My daughter's girl scout troop had an all night sleep over thing where they watched the Lord of the ring movies. I too was the only parent that seemed to take issue with this,a nd I pulled her out of the troop. Oh and the "badge" they were earning? Learning about different areas of the world. :
I so totally feel your pain.
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