Tag: Addiction

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  • Raising Gamers: Little Known Ways to Get the Most Out of Video Games

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    “Yeeessss! There’s going to be another Fortnite Day!” I heard a child exclaim in the hallway of my kids’ school earlier this week. Confused, I turned to a teacher for an explanation. He responded “I think they... 

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  • Do You Recognize the Warning Signs of Video Game Addiction?

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    “I feel like he is addicted to video games!”

    This worry is becoming more and more common among parents. For most, it just means that their child loves technology and has a difficult time unplugging. For some, it means that... 

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  • Video Game Addiction

    I believe my 14-year-old son is addicted to video games. The cons far out weigh the pros. He throws tantrums, is verbally abusive, at times destroys property, is socially isolated, has weight gain, and is quitting other activities. Is it possible that he for whatever reason cannot handle any playing time? I am ready to take it out of our home. Setting limits seems to just lead... 

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  • Video Game Addiction: Symptom Checklist

    Are you worried about your child's video game habits? Take a look at this video game addiction symptoms checklist I created to see if you have cause for alarm. While this is not a diagnostic tool, it can help you assess whether or not games are an unhealthy part of your child's life and if you might need the help of a professional.

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