Parents trying to break their children from the addiction of video games and other electronics should first consider how much time they themselves spend on Facebook or smart phone.

That’s because kids model adult behavior, cautions New Jersey family and marriage therapist Marty Tashman.

Teaching children how to budget their time playing video games, similar to the way they are taught how to budget money, is good starting point for parents, he says.

“For younger kids, you can have a timer so there’s a physical reminder of how long a time that they have,” he said.

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