Saturday, February 18, 2012

Kids teaching parents!

Jeff and I were planning on going to a movie on Valentine’s night. We were trying to find out to see if anyone else had seen it. We saw the previews and it looked like a good date night movie, we thought. Right before we left our son and his wife called. After we told them where we were planning on going, but mentioned that we were a bit concern that we didn’t know a lot about it, then they told us a place to go.


It is called www. IMDb.com

What that stands for is The Internet Movie Database

1. You put in the movie you want to know about
2. Scroll down till you see the Motion Picture Ratings
3. Then  you push the Parent’s guide

It will give you scene by scene what goes on. What they mean specifically, if it says Some Sexual Content. It tells you bad the language will be. I guess you could be offended by just reading some of it, but it doesn’t take long to at least figure out, if it is the movie for you or for your kids. Oh how I wished I would have known about this when my kids were teenagers. It probably was there but I didn’t know it. How interesting that it took one of my kids to teach it to me. Glad that they are still teaching us! Smile 

Still I am grateful for the information. It will safe Jeff and I from having to waste our money, or get up and walk out of a movie (which we have done on numerous occasions), so I was glad to get the information and just wanted to pass it on! We parents need to stick together. Anytime we can help one another in the quest for raising good kids, I think we should do it!

Hope this helps?  Remember … Knowledge is POWER!
Good night dear friends

 

“It's not only children who grow.  Parents do too.  As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours.  I can't tell my children to reach for the sun.  All I can do is reach for it, myself.”    ~Joyce Maynard

“The trouble with learning to parent on the job is that your child is the teacher.”    ~Robert Brault

“If there is anything that we wish to change in the child, we should first examine it and see whether it is not something that could better be changed in ourselves.”    ~C.G. Jung

1 comment:

IHaveANotion ~ Kelly Jackson said...

I was just introduced to your blog today and I can see I'll be doing a lot of reading. I can't thank you enough for the link about movies. It is exactly what I need, I have two boys, 7 and 9 and I'm not comfortable with them going to the movies or even getting DVD's as gifts. I will be looking at that site right away...THANK YOU FOR SHARING!

Smiles,
Kelly