Are you concerned with the amount of video games that are played by those in your home? The types of games played? Who the games are played against? The purpose of the message this week is to provide your family with some helpful suggestions and guidelines with video games.
Not all games are cause of concern. In fact, many families have learned to set healthy boundaries in regards to time spent on games and even found great ways to engage in playing games together. Focus On The Family provides some great tips concerning video games. Visit http://www.focusonthefamily.com/parenting/protecting_your_family/the-family-media-guardian/video-games.aspx to see those suggestions.
Have good conversation with any gamer in your home. Make sure there are clear boundaries and that there is common agreement of how to disconnect from their gaming devices to connect in the real world. This is a great time to evaluate your own habits as you are modeling those habits for others in your home.