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Is Your Child Addicted to Video Games?

Is Your Child Addicted to Video Games? - Video games have become commonplace in the home with children having some sort of games console or computer at home. It is usually a PC, an XBOX 360 or a Sony Playstation 3.

Games can be good in moderation, but some times kids take it overboard if not properly supervised. Children can become addicted to video games very easily causing major problems in their development.

How do you know if your child is addicted to video games? First major sign, they spend too much time playing them. Three hours of video game play is not normal. Neither is one hour every day. One hour every second day should be the absolute maximum.

Another sign is your child is avoiding activities they usually do and playing video games. If your child stops going to the park to play with their friends like they usually do, it has become a problem.

Too much video game play can cause serious problems in children. They become anti-social and isolated. They do not develop the necessary social skills to help them later on in life. As parents, it is your responsibility to ensure they do not become addicted. And if they do, help them break the addiction.

Is Your Child Addicted to Video Games?


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