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Rethinking Fortnite

With Christmas only two days away, should you rethink any of the gifts you've decided to give?

Game consoles and Fortnite are sure to be under the tree for many a child this season, but is that a good idea? Are you comfortable with the dynamics and potential issues a game like that could be bringing into your family? And beyond the game itself, are you aware of and prepared to handle predators using the game as an avenue to your children (something not addressed in this article)? It's worth considering and being thoughtful about… What is your family's plan for dealing with this game and others?

[Note: this article was originally posted December 23, 2018 and is reposted now with edits.]

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The mother of two amazing daughters, Christy strives to build a happier, healthier world - one child, one parent, and one family at a time.