Re: parenting in cohousing in the internet age
From: Jerry McIntire (
Date: Sat, 13 Dec 2014 20:12:18 -0800 (PST)
I did *a bit* of research on books that recovered gaming addicts thought
were useful. Doan's "Hooked on Games" did not get high marks. This one did,
"Video Games & Your Kids" by Cash. I plan to read it.


Jerry McIntire
Stone's Throw Ecovillage, in the heart of Wisconsin's beautiful Driftless

On Sat, Dec 13, 2014 at 10:24 AM, Rod Lambert <rod [at]>
> I have also just finished a relevant book on the subject by NYU prof.
> Charles Seife called "Virtual Unreality". Among many intriguing insights,
> it describes the real intent behind some game designer's offerings. It's an
> important read for adults too.
> Rod Lambert
> EcoVillage at Ithaca, NY
> >>>Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:11:21 -0500
> From: "Laura Fitch" <lfitch [at]>
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> Subject: [C-L]_ parenting in cohousing in the internet age
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> >>>A number of us in our community are reading ?Hooked on Games:  The Lure
> and
> Cost of Video Game and Internet Addiction? by Andrew Doan.  I recommend it
> to every parent, but particularly to cohousing communities where we often
> state that we are the village that helps raise kids.  Also, cohousers are
> often politically active.  This book is compelling me to research more and
> advocate more around the issue of on-line-gaming addiction.  I was woefully
> na?ve.
> >>>There will be a discussion at the cohousing conference on raising kids
> in
> cohousing?maybe we could change it to ?raising kids in cohousing in the
> internet age?.  But don?t wait until then to read this book or others on
> the
> subject.
> >>>Laura F.
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