“Just one more level!”

dsc_0124cOne thing that gaming overuse allowed in our house was what I call gaming disobedience. This is when you call your child for dinner and you get the famous “Just one more level mom” response.  Or there is the moody temper episodes over undone homework and undone chores because the game is more important than other life responsibilities in their minds. Tolerating gaming arguments, bargaining for more time and allowing gaming disobedience are all signs of gaming overuse and it is exhausting.   Why did I allow this? I