I Put My Son On an Electronic Fast — Here’s What Happened.

  1. Melissa says:

    We’re facing this problem with our five year old son. So, my husband is a geek. He loves his electronics. He works in the IT field. He could not wait to share his love of video games with his sons. I could wait a VERY long time, thank you. But I lost that battle. And now our five year old is obsessed with the X-Box. And his attitude about it sucks. This is why I didn’t want him exposed to video games yet. He’s too young to know moderation. I think I might suggest the “no games on weekdays” method. I’m sure there will be screaming fits and tears and lots of stomping of the little five year old feet, but something’s gotta give.

  2. Karissa Burwell says:

    I did this with my 2 children. By the time we get home and do dinner and homework there was not a lot of time anyway but now they know the option is gone completely. The best thing is that it will carry over to Saturday morning as long as the TV does not get turned on they wont even realize they are missing it.

  3. […] The good news, though, is that we know the culprit (technology), the bad news is we don’t want to punish it. However, there are solutions such as undergoing an “electronic fast”. […]

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