Just like in today’s movies and television, there is a lot of sex, violence, and foul language in video games as well. Add that to the somewhat addictive nature of video games, and parents should start to have some concerns about what their kids are playing.
Fortunately, there are some simple steps parents can take to set boundaries and ensure their kids have positive experiences when they power up their gaming systems.
How To Have a Healthy Experience With Video Games
Generally speaking, I could never endorse M-rated video games for any kid any time—at least not while they’re living in my house and under my authority.
However, there are countless video games that I actually would allow my kids to play—with the proper time-limits of course. Some experts say that two hours a day is the absolute max. I would endorse closer to two hours a week.
There are just too many things that are more beneficial and fun for our kids to engage in. But, I’d stretch those limits a bit if the time was actually spent playing with me—the dad. Not because I’m a video game fan, but because spending time with my kids and doing what they actually like to do is that important.
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