Yo Gabba, Gimme a Break!

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What if your toddler or pre-schooler loves a TV show that you hate? I'm talking the kind of show that is like nails on chalkboard. I did my time watching hours of Barney and the Teletubbies, ladies. I am out of that stage but I remember it well! I logged many hours with my girls watching the purple dinosaur and the purse carrying metro-sexual Tinky Winky.


A recent CafeMom discussion about Yo Gabba Gabba was pretty interesting. Moms seemed to love the show or hate it. YGG teaches good manners, so I can't say the show is bad. However, the orange guy on the show creeps me out, just a little.

I decided to go to the source for good toddler advice. Of course, that means I asked Toddler Buzz's Cafe Cynthia her view on Yo Gabba Gabba. Cafe Cynthia gave me her two cents on the show:

My kids don't care for it, which I'm thankful for. One mom told me that it freaked her out. Something about the colors, costumes and dancing. Another mom once described watching the show as "tripping on acid."

I can't relate to that, of course, but it really made me laugh. Personally, I'll stick to Miss Spider's Sunnypatch and the Backyardigans. Music is much more my style!

Talk to me ladies. What's your view of Yo Gabba Gabba? TrishinTraining posted in the CafeMom Newcomers Club that she thought YGG was "a little trippy".

Do you have a children's TV show that your kids L-O-V-E but you can't stand? Talk to me, all you bad mommies out there!

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