Friday, October 29, 2010

Online Games

 I read online yesterday about this woman who killed her three month old son because he was interrupting her time on the computer.  Apparently she was playing Farmville, and the baby wouldn't stop crying, so she shook him to quiet him down.  I think the article said she hit the baby's head on something and he died.

Seriously, what is wrong with people?  I love my computer games, but there is no way I would put them ahead of my family.  I think there is a point when gaming becomes an addiction, and that is when you need to walk away. 

That said, there are some games on tower defence that look like they might be fun to play.  I limit myself to the games on Facebook and my personal cd's, but I am always willing to try a new game if someone recommends it.  You see, I am one of those people who become addicted, though never to the point of killing my family.  If I were to search out games to play on the internet, I might not ever get up from this computer.  It's all about limits and self control.

I know I need to work on that last one.


Dawn said...

It was on our news last night! So, sad! :(

jenn said...

Dawn ~ I know. I firmly believe that women who kill their kids should be fixed so they can never have another.