We thought it was poor parenting that made our daughters talk back to us and keep messy rooms, then we discover this article. Apparently the key to raising better behaved kids is to play Video Games with them, something neither of us have the patience or time to do. Yes, we have more pressing things to occupy our time — like updating our status lines on Facebook 35,000 times a day.
For awhile, we tried doing WII Fit with our kids. Gina in particular, was spending a lot of time teaching her youngest daughter, Emmy, the importance of exercise until she discovered Em beating the system by lying on the coach and just flicking the WII controller with her wrist.
“Mom, I just ran a marathon.’
“Wow, and you did it with a bowl of Cheetos!”
But maybe this article is on to something, maybe we should try to find games that interest us. But before we shop, does anyone have any great games to recommend? How about that really popular one? What’s it called? C.O.L. Call of Laundry.