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Seeking advice - 9 years old boy - not interested in anything other than games

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aj18abv Sun 07-Oct-18 23:42:15

How can I manage is time schedule.

aj18abv Sun 07-Oct-18 23:47:02

How can I manage his time schedule. Suggestions please

IStandWithPosie Sun 07-Oct-18 23:49:27

Just set a time limit for gaming/screentime. 30 minutes or whatever. When times up he turns it off.

PipGoesPop Mon 08-Oct-18 00:02:08

Have a conversation with him about the importance of broadening horizons (in language he gets) and suggest things you can do together as well as things he can do independantly. Maybe a project for you to both work on? Decide together based on interests/ability/resources. Decide on time limit or number of games (apparently firnite eorks on games not time???), give him some say in this. Give warning 15 mins before time is up, then 5. Switch off and do something together. It's a start at least.

PipGoesPop Mon 08-Oct-18 00:02:49

fortnite works

aj18abv Mon 08-Oct-18 00:16:10

Many thanks PipGoesPop

IStandWithPosie Mon 08-Oct-18 00:20:04

My invisibility spell works! Whoop whoop.

FootieBugsJohn Tue 16-Oct-18 16:26:43

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