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How to wean addict off telly

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trinityrocks Wed 04-May-05 17:17:41

My DD1 (5) is a telly addict (all my fault, happened when severely depressed) I would like to cut down dramatically, how do I make it easier for the both of us, i have a new baby and don't need to make the 5 yr old grumpy!!!! lol

misdee Wed 04-May-05 17:19:24

lots of games, puzzles and days out

and if u can face it, painting lol.

noddyholder Wed 04-May-05 17:22:59

I have no real advice but was in a similar situation when i was ill ds was allowed to watch endless videos etc I had no choice As he got older and had school friends over etc it gradually fizzled out on its own as he found better things to do I think He has certainly not been affected by it and I don't think your ds will be either Does he have friends to play etc?I used to thank god for tv on certain days when i couldn't even get off the sofa and still do sometimes

FLUM Wed 04-May-05 17:25:10

< whispers Ermm dispose of telly .

say sorry love its broken, we'll get a new one when we've saved up. which will take months (if you are like me) and by thn will have found other things to do

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