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  Why You Should Parent Like a Video Game Our oldest kid, Gus, will be four in October. One of the trickiest parts of parenting is figuring out how to get your kid to do stuff they’re supposed to do and stop doing stuff that’s annoying, i.e. temper tantrums, talking back, writing on the walls, etc.   Two studies look at the benefits of intergenerational video game play. Both found that playing video games with your kids has a positive impact on . Pikachu wrote: "Ooh! Excellent. I will definitely vote on your list, as I have some rather titillating titles on my to-read list about video games and psychology.:D "Ooh, thank you! That's exactly the sort of book I was thinking about.   Video games grab and keep the attention of children in a way that's rare even with television and books they enjoy, and being the parent of this many children has taught me .

Couldn't agree more with the "pausing" aspect. I find myself playing FPS and sandbox games like GTA and Skate. When my daughter was 2 months my wife and I plopped on the couch and gamed together. Daughter slept in the boppy while nursing. Mom played The Sims and I played .   Yes! They do actually have a ton of Lego Games based on the Lego movies and other movie franchises.. Batman, Harry Potter, Jurassic World, Marvel, Star Wars, Indiana list really does go on and on. Even more than that, there’s also Lego games specific to the Lego universe, such as Ninjago.. The majority of Lego games have a co-op mode which allows you to play along with your . Parents do not realize that video gaming takes a timely commitment, especially depending on the game, but some parents are starting to realize how video gaming can be healthy in some ways. 6 years ago. This organization is responsible for assigning video game ratings, and they offer a lot of great resources for parents. 8. Most video game consoles and devices have built-in features that allow parents to limit how long their children can play, restrict accessing the Internet through the system, and in some cases can even block games above a.

On top of that, nothing makes you feel more like the character of a story than that of video games. Trust me, play a horror game and tell me that shit isn’t scarier than any book you’ve read or movie you’ve seen. Healthier for Parents and Kids (Daughters Specifically) Believe it or not, if done correctly, video games can be healthy for you.   He convinced me that kids really do not like educational games; in fact, they hate them. And as I watched more kids play video games, I realized Sid was % correct. If given a choice between a game designed with a learning goal or a commercial game designed for fun, kids’ll choose fun every time. This was a true turning point in my work. Not really. My mom and dad like games like Mario Kart, games that deal with flying (my dad's more into the flying part, my moms more into the crashing part), so Pilotwings, Star Wars games like Rogue Squadron, Star Fox. My mom likes Super Mario World, sometimes saying 'I should hook up the Super Nintendo and play Super Mario.'.   The Video Game Childhood and Why Parents Shouldn't Fear It! And my husband says: "Totally. I have the same problem with books. I can't get my kids to stop reading books to play video games with me." Yes, that is the story of our lives; we think about things differently. It is clear that this generation of children will be exposed to.