Parenting Mistake #2,659: Video Games

For Bean’s seventh birthday this past June, we made a big step and bought him a Disney Infinity.  I’m not a video game person.  I didn’t grow up with them in our house.  Chris did, but he wasn’t that into them.  But, neither of us were morally opposed to our kids playing video games.  We thought, like anything else in life, in moderation, it would be fun.  And it has been.  Bean LOVES having it. I thought the issue with video games would be the actual games themselves.  But we…

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Aren’t Wii a Little Old For This?

Chris is a video game junkie.   He’s not the kind that ignores all other obligations in order to play them, but he’s almost that kind.   Usually, he plays after I go to bed at night.   And he loves it.   Loves it.   Its his time to shine.   Its just him and his nunchucks, baby. And he’s not loyal to one game or even one gaming system (see how down I am with the video game lingo?).   We have a Nintendo 1 and 2, a…

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