I had mumbled something to the twins about their excessive X-Box use or texting, asking them when they were going to turn it off and work around the house. But, then, one of the twins said to me: "Mom, can we just relax?" Oh, that hit home.
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Now don't get me wrong, I enjoy festive holidays as much as the next person, but we eco-freaks can't help ourselves from sucking the fun out of things, particularly when it comes to harming children.
As far as stress relief goes, there's some evidence that casual games might be helpful. A study conducted this spring measured the stress-relieving and mood-lifting effects of casual video games.
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