Connecting with your teenager can be hard when you struggle to find a conversation topic that both of you can relate to. Since gaming is a common pastime of youths these days, why not try striking up a conversation about online games?
In this article, TOUCH Cyber Wellness sheds light on six trending online games to help you better understand the games your child may be playing. Perhaps you and your child would have an interesting conversation topic to bond over after this!
Now that you know a little bit more about the online games that your child may be playing, get a conversation started with your child! You may ask them who their favourite characters are, what strategies they employed to level up, which equipment they are aiming to buy with in-game currency, or even try your hand at the game with your child – the possibilities are endless! Just remember, this is an opportunity to connect with your child and to get to know them better. So, keep an open mind, don’t be judgemental, and enjoy the bond that both of you are building.
TOUCH Cyber Wellness (TCW) is a pioneer and leading non-profit agency that champions cyber wellness and media literacy education in Singapore. Since 2001, TCW has reached more than 320 schools and one million youths, parents, educators and counsellors through its education, advocacy and intervention efforts.
Want to know more on the latest online trends that may be affecting your child? Need to speak with an expert on your child’s mobile device usage habits? Get in touch with TOUCH Cyber Wellness here!
For more articles on cyber wellness, check out notAnoobie.online, an online cyber wellness resource for parents by TOUCH Cyber Wellness and Singtel.