This New York Times article is called “Parenting the Fortnite Addict” but it’s really about how to parent your children when they are engaging in activities you might not fully relate to. The 1950s rock n’ roll confused parents and made them worried. Now, in the 2010s, we have video games. Is there a downside to spending too much time gaming? Yes and no. We recommend looking at this article for a more detailed breakdown.
If you are wondering how you might improve your child’s focus, we recommend taking a look at this New York Times article called “Reading Aloud to Young Children Has Benefits for Behavior and Attention.” The article talks about a recent psychological study that followed 675 families, asking half of the families to read to their children and asking half to not. The study demonstrated that families that read to their children saw their kids improve in all kinds of ways — not just in literacy and attention, but also in emotional well being.