Read My Response to What Parents Need to Know about Pokémon GO

Sunday July 17, 2016

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There’s been a lot of talk about the Pokémon-based robberies, the Pokémon stabbing, and even a guy who quit his job to play Pokémon full time. There’s often a reaction when something new and different comes out, and we are used to it. Every generation complains the next is going to hell.

Today’s edition brings a game that has swept the English-speaking world and will soon take the rest. Autumn Yates of Highya asks what parents need to know about Pokémon GO. While there’s a focus on risks, I told the story of how my children and I play the game together. Read more from Highya:

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