Tag Archives: tweens

On alert for video game rash

Well, thought I could relax.  It now seems that a new danger is lurking for digital moms to worry about — PlayStation palmar hidradenitis. The BBC reported in February that a 12-year-old girl received treatment in a Swiss hospital for … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment

We’ve had the first fall out from RuneScape. My son’s teacher had to ask him and his friend to stop talking video games incessantly or she would take away their recesses for the rest of the week. Later in the day they forgot the threat, and subsequently got the punishment. Continue reading

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RuneScape Revisited

I’ve registered my own character to chop wood and shoot rats so that I can follow along — or even get ahead — of where all this is taking us. It’s my hope that these controls will help me keep him 10, at least until he turns 11. Continue reading

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Investigating MMORPGs

What does a Digital Mom do when her 10-year-old wants to register to play something called RuneScape, a “massively mulitplayer online role playing game” — an MMORPG? Continue reading

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