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About The Forever Word

I’m a Christian who loves God and my family. I’m a Mother of 2 beautiful children, a 6 year old daughter and almost 2 year old son. I’m addicted to Digital Scrapbooking and Photography. I also love cooking, baking, gardening and anything that makes me excite like Blogging and travel!

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We have a problem with our dvd collection that might be familiar to many parents in the digital age.  Our son likes to watch certain dvd movies that are made for children of his age.  He gets a kick out of movies like The Little Einstein’s, Thomas the Tank Engine and others.  It’s entertaining for us too to watch our little one crack up over a silly part in one of these movies.


Anyway, the problem with our dvd collection is that our son also likes to operate the dvd player himself and of course handle the dvds himself.  It seems to be programmed deeply into children to want to do everything by themselves if they possibly can.  This is good and how children learn, but it can be uniquely problematic in the era of cds, dvds and other digital media.  They love to grab onto the actual dvd discs and smack them around as if they were one of their other plastic playthings.  And even though we were assured when cds and dvds first came out that they were “indestructible”, we all quickly discovered that that was basically not true.  (And I have broken and scratched dvds to prove it.)

Yes, I’ve had to pick up more than one cracked or completely broken dvd off the floor only to groan, Nooo…  And that’s really the issue.  It’s painful to watch a perfectly good disc destroyed by a two-year-old wrecking crew.  But then again, no one said that parenting would be easy.

Well, the other day, it dawned on me that solution to this might be to make backup copies of all of our dvds.  Easy, I thought.  I’ll just do it myself.  But then reality sunk in and the question of whether it’s even legal to do that.  And then would my personal video editing software even hold a candle up to software being used by a professional video production company?

I decided that it wasn’t worth the trouble of doing it on my own at any rate.  We’ll just have to hope that my son learns fast enough not to wreck too many more dvds.

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