If you're 'around 40', are married, and have kids, watch at your own risk.
Parents: you hereby have permission to play video games with your kids. There's a PhD who has taught at UC Berkeley who argues that video games are actually good for them (and us).
You need to know about the site: Parenting - Illustrated with Crappy Pictures.
Whoever they are, they offer some pretty good parenting advice.
Oh how the media circus surrounding Amy Chua's book, Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (or more specifically, her child rearing philosophy) must be helping her Amazon stats.