Video games... I don't love them, never have. But now it seems like I need to disconnect the video games before the video games further disconnect this family. It's challenging.

Show Notes:

1:00 Well, I don't REALLY love video games
1:35 Video games are a part of life... and I dislike it
2:05 Connecting with others online... and MOMO?
2:50 I'm a horrible father (according to my son)
3:20 The sole focus becoming video games?
4:00 Is there anything else in your life?
4:30 Time to put them on the shelf...
4:50 If the word even comes up again aarrgg!
5:20 It's an "effing" problem!!!
6:10 Anxiety? Challenges? Attitude? <=> Games?
7:15 Stressors vs fun
7:45 Life isn't always fun and games
8:20 Game strategy and life strategy
8:40 There actually are benefits of video games... BUT
9:10 Disconnect the games or disconnect the family
9:50 Lazy-ass parenting
10:50 A waste of time, energy, effort AND Money!

Ryan Roy

Ryan's father abandoned him when he was only five years old. After getting married, his biggest fear was having a child and not knowing how to be a good dad. After studying everything he could find, writing a bestselling book, hosting 300 episodes of a popular parenting podcast, PLUS growing an immensely successful FBI Dads program at his own kids' school... Ryan has decided to share what he's learned. FBI Dads is Ryan's life mission. Ryan welcomes YOU to join him in this journey to help dads connect, be present and be a positive influence on their children.