Violent Toys, Video Games Can Be Destructive
Dec 5, 2012 - 5:51:46 PM
Dr. Joel Steinberg, a pediatrician at UT Southwestern Medical Center, says, "Parents should be very careful in selecting presents that may encourage violent behaviors, such as toy guns, knives, bow and arrows, or computer games and violent videos."
Youngsters who play violent video games are not participating in real-life experiences. Destroying computer-game roadblocks may be acceptable, but that's not appropriate in real life, the physician says.
Dr. Steinberg offers these other holiday-shopping tips:
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