Entries Tagged as 'game addiction'

Overcoming Computer/Video Game Addiction

May 4th, 2009 / 4 Comments

Why are kids so addicted to computer and video games? Can’t they see it’s a waste of time? In today’s podcast, we will hear  – from kid’s point of view – why they play hours on end. My guest is my friend Dan Sutoyo. He’s been a serious gamer for over 10 years. He recently […]

Get your kids off the computer without nagging

September 18th, 2008 / 14 Comments

We’d set the kitchen timer and give 5-minute warnings, but inevitably we’d have to nag our kids when their time was over. We’d have to deal with repetitive pleas for “just a few more minutes.” Our boys would fight about who got to go first on the computer, or they’d complain if they thought their […]

Enforcing computer/video game limits

August 26th, 2008 / 10 Comments

“If I keep asking and asking and asking, eventually my mom will give in.” Kids have an innate ability to manipulate their parents to get what they want. When it comes to allowing them to play computer/video games, we as parents are most vulnerable to giving in. We set time limits and consequences, but somehow, […]

Video game addiction

August 14th, 2008 / 9 Comments

Gears of War, Guitar Hero, Call of Duty, World of Warcraft… These are just a few among hundreds of video and computer games that kids are playing, often playing late into the night when their parents are asleep. Talk to a few parents and you will soon hear laments about their son spending too much […]