Old School Parental Controls for a Game Console Is a Lock

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How can you prevent your kid from spending too much time playing video games? Back in 1989, parents could physically lock down a gaming console with a combination lock built for that purpose. Tom Lowe, the president of Safe Care Products, invented it when the 14-year old son of one of his friends stayed up all night playing games. The company sold at least 25,000 of them.

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But perhaps physically locking a gaming console isn't the right approach. If you want to raise your children to have a healthy attitude to work, play, and you, then consider this advice by redditor GumdropGoober.

-via Huffignton Post


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