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Is wii a good idea for spending quality family time during the winter?

ive recently been thinking about getting a wii for my family so we can have quality family time during the harsh winter months....does that sound like a good idea?

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LisaLand33

Asked by LisaLand33 at 9:11 PM on Oct. 25, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • I think anything that's done together as a family would count, whether it's a board game, wii, or just watching a movie together.... We got one and when we play it with our boys they laugh their butts off,lol... (We're not very good at it)
    MrsLeftlane

    Answer by MrsLeftlane at 9:16 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • It can be, if played in moderation. My only fear is that some members of the family might get so caught up in it they forget it's supposed to be for entertainment! LOL!
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 9:16 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • I think so, just choose family appropriate games.
    skittles1108

    Answer by skittles1108 at 9:17 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Yeah, if you are all together, and playing those crazy fun physically active games. Absolutely!!!
    2BlondeBabies

    Answer by 2BlondeBabies at 9:18 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • absolutely!! We play the Wii. Sometimes we do Wii bowling nights, or Family Movie nights. Its way cheaper then going bowling and going to the movies. Plus we are doing it together as a family. Its loads of fun.
    Vampy_Mommy2

    Answer by Vampy_Mommy2 at 9:19 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Of course.  If you are all together, having fun and enjoying each other's company then it is quality family time.  We got one for Christmas last year and had so much fun playing with the kids.  We only had the Wii Sports and the kids just LOVE to do the bowling.

    justanotherjen

    Answer by justanotherjen at 10:57 PM on Oct. 25, 2010

  • Not a bad choice, but usually with wii, only one or two of us are actively participating at any given time. I like board games better for family activity.
    ss_mom

    Answer by ss_mom at 10:59 PM on Oct. 26, 2010

  • as long as you all do it together, just as a board game or card game
    mom2queenie2004

    Answer by mom2queenie2004 at 11:36 AM on Oct. 29, 2010

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