The world is set to watch Blue Ivy’s momma Queen Beyonce take the stage for the 2014 MTV VMAs. However, we have to address the hard parenting choices “is it okay” for Blue Ivy and other kids to watch MTV’s Video Music Awards? Well, the jury is still out on this one and here are some TV parental guideline tips to help decide what your family should watch.
As parents we must make some hard decisions and sometimes they may not be what kids want but in their best interest. We live in a pop culture and MTV VMAs represent the biggest names and brands in the music business. However, the performances during the VMAs are known to be very sexually forward and can be unsuitable to watch for young audiences.
Decide which artists you think will be appropriate for your child’s maturity level to watch. For example many parents view artists like Beyonce and Taylor Swift okay for kids to watch. Where as some other artists performing many not be suitable for kids to watch.
CharmPosh.com editors rate this year’s 2014 MTV VMAs a C+ for kids to watch. In part some artists will be suitable to watch for kids. However, we are not giving a green light to allow kids to watch the entire show.
Is 2014 MTV VMAs Okay For Kids
Most parents would find this program suitable for all ages. Although this rating does not signify a program designed specifically for children, most parents may let younger children watch this program unattended. It contains little or no violence, no strong language and little or no sexual dialogue or situations.
This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17. This program may contain one or more of the following: crude indecent language (L), explicit sexual activity (S), or graphic violence (V).
Parental Guidance Suggested
This program contains material that parents may find unsuitable for younger children. Many parents may want to watch it with their younger children. The theme itself may call for parental guidance and/or the program may contain one or more of the following: some suggestive dialogue (D), infrequent coarse language (L), some sexual situations (S), or moderate violence (V).
Parents Strongly Cautioned
This program contains some material that many parents would find unsuitable for children under 14 years of age. Parents are strongly urged to exercise greater care in monitoring this program and are cautioned against letting children under the age of 14 watch unattended. This program may contain one or more of the following: intensely suggestive dialogue (D), strong coarse language (L), intense sexual situations (S), or intense violence (V).
Mature Audience Only
This program is specifically designed to be viewed by adults and therefore may be unsuitable for children under 17. This program may contain one or more of the following: crude indecent language (L), explicit sexual activity (S), or graphic violence (V). You have to remember that even if you avoid sexual programs from your kids, one day will be important to have a sexual talk regarding an STD Aware and many other things to prepare your kids for the future.
Directed To Older Children
For those programs where fantasy violence may be more intense or more combative than other programs in this category, such programs will be designated TV-Y7-FV.
This program is designed to be appropriate for all children. Whether animated or live-action, the themes and elements in this program are specifically designed for a very young audience, including children from ages 2-6. This program is not expected to frighten younger children.