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An_216339 posted:
Wow you are so amazing. I have brought your story to both my sons attention. I worry about activity and non-activity.

Do you play video games at home and if so how much is a healthy amount of time for you to play, I only allow my boys to play for about an hour a night.

Also we live in a land locked state, so there is no surfing here, is there any fun activities that I might introduce to my boys to help keep them moving?

Thanks so much for your input
Bethany Hamilton responded:
I used to play Diddy Kong racing, I did like it. Now, I am not a big fan of video games. I think it's healthy not to play them. But I definitely think limiting time spent playing video games is a good idea. I much prefer being active outside or reading!

There are so many fun activities your kids can do, it's more a matter of what type of activity they enjoy. I would find out if there's any classes/teams available in your area — like Karate, Jiu Jitsu, or Tae kwon do (if they like fighting type stuff), or sports (baseball, football, soccer, basketball, kickball, etc), swimming, tennis, running, bicycling, skateboarding, snowboarding, rollerblading,"026 there's so many options!


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