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Parenting: How To Get Your Kids To Stop Playing Video Games

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Create a judgement-free zone when discussing your kids video game habits.

Failing grades. Lost interest in hobbies. Limited contact with friends and family. These are the side effects of your kid on video games and you're worried. You want them to stop playing and start living life again. But how can you help your child without alienating him/her? 

Relationship expert Sue Butler has some ideas to help you reach your child and redirect their attention to more productive activities. With tips on how to engage with them without pushing them away, Sue will help lead you in the right direction with your kids. 

Watch the video to learn all of the tips and be sure to leave a comment if you have any of your own advice to share! 

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