"My kid spent over $700 on his iPad games…What should we do?"

Most families today are familiar with the struggle of getting a child off the iPad or gaming console and on to their homework. This week’s Tips On Teens question comes from a parent who is unsure how best to set boundaries on game time. Here’s the question:

"We just found out that over the last few months our son has charged over $700 on our credit card for his iPad games. We didn’t catch it at first. I don’t know what to do because we promised him that he can have as much video game time that he wants as long as he is getting A’s and he is! We need him to continue doing well so he can get into a good high school. If we take away his games, we are afraid that he will stop trying at school. What should we do?"

Blog #76: "My kid spent over $700 on his iPad games…What should we do?"

 

"My kid spent over $700 on his iPad games...What should we do?"

“My kid spent over $700 on his iPad games…What should we do?“ Most families today are familiar with the struggle of getting a child off the iPad or gaming console and on to their homework. This week’s @TipsOnTeens question comes from a parent who is unsure how best to set boundaries on game time. Here’s the question: “We just found out that over the last few months our son has charged over $700 on our credit card for his iPad games. We didn’t catch it at first. I don’t know what to do because we promised him that he can have as much video game time that he wants as long as he is getting A’s and he is! We need him to continue doing well so he can get into a good high school. If we take away his games, we are afraid that he will stop trying at school. What should we do?” For more info and past videos, please visit www.TeenTherapyCenter.com or join the conversation in our Facebook group Tips on Teens To contact us by phone or email, please visit http://www.TeenTherapyCenter.com/Contact-Us #mentalhealth #parentingtips #parenting #parentingadvice #teenwellness #teenhealth #parentingteens #TeenTherapyCenter #iPadGamesForKids #TeenSpending #videogames #gaming

Posted by Teen Therapy Center on Wednesday, October 9, 2019

 

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