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how to get a 10 year old off her computer games

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Asked by tiredofthis60 at 5:28 PM on Oct. 6, 2010 in Tweens (9-12)

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  • you're the adult. Cut them off. Set limits and follow through.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 5:34 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • Take away the computer. Simple as that.

    Answer by toobigfrogs at 5:37 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • take the mouse/keyboard.

    Answer by hibbingmom at 5:37 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • Allow for only a specific amount of time and stick to it.

    Answer by QandA at 5:46 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • Provide her with a limit to the amount of time she gets a day, and stick to it. If necessary set a timer so that you can keep track of the length so you stay consistent.

    Answer by blessedwboysx3 at 5:47 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • what they said

    Answer by sahlady at 5:52 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • Shes the parent and unplug the computer.

    Answer by nsrush83 at 6:29 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • Calmly tell her the new rules of limited time on the computer. Have ideas of things for her to do if she can't figure that out on her own. Be consistent.

    Answer by elizabr at 8:04 PM on Oct. 6, 2010

  • Just do it.

    Answer by dmelyoung at 9:18 AM on Oct. 7, 2010

  • Take away the computer access. YOU are the parent and YOU should be setting the rules and limits in your household (along with your husband, of course.)

    Answer by plclemo at 12:04 PM on Oct. 7, 2010

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