As parents we hear so many messages that kids today spend far too much time in front of electronic screens- TVs, computers, video gaming devices, cell phones, iPods, etc. And while I absolutely feel strongly that there should be boundaries and limits in place (as in nearly ALL things!), I do think that overall we as parents give electronics a “thumbs down” much of the time… when in truth- not all video games are created equal, and certainly not all video games are “evil”!
My children have had the benefit of playing with games that are educational (hello online math program!), and all summer long we have committed to dancing with Just Dance games for the Wii- and it has been a fantastic way to get us to exercise together. So I say that just because it is an electronic game doesn’t mean that it is “all bad”!
My family and I are part of Ubisoft’s Just Dance Just Sweat Dream Team, a gig I am thrilled to be part of as a member of Clever Girls Collective! The content and opinions expressed here are all my own.