Children under the age of eighteen are still undergoing a development stage that makes them assimilate whatever they see and hear.
During this stage, parents are advised to only expose them to things that will facilitate their learning process to make them more intelligent.
Children can be very naive about the adverse effects of some contents that are not suitable for them. That's why parents should always monitor them.
There are some programs on TV that are rated 18. It's always indicated at the beginning of the movie or program.
As a parent, you are entitled to use your TV remote and put a password on some of these TV channels that are rated 18 by the stations.
This will restrict your child from having access to these contents whenever they use the remote to search for channels.
These are some of the reasons why you should not allow your child to watch any TV program that is rated 18.
It May Contain Obscene Contents
If the TV stations have rated the program 18, it may contain some obscene contents that may not do any good to your children.
That is why it is rated 18. Viewers under the age of 18 should not watch it. They should only be watching programs that will educate them.
An adult is permitted to watch the program because they can judge between what's right or wrong, but children cannot.
It May Put Fear In Them
When a TV program is rated 18, that means it contains some violent scenes that might be inappropriate for children to watch.
Some of these violent scenes can instill fear in little children, and they might start finding it difficult to stay alone in the room or in the dark.
So once a TV program is rated 18, don't allow your children to watch it.
Not Suitable For Children
A TV program that is rated 18 is not suitable for children. It means that the program is not designed for children. It is only designed for adults.
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