I am buying a video game for my child, how do I know it is suitable?
It completely depends on the content and nature of the game in question, all games, like films, are given an age suitability rating from an organisation called Pegi and can be found on the bottom left hand corner of the case.
Toys always become a distraction for my children when they are supposed to be doing their homework, are there not any alternatives?
Why not try and combine the two? There are loads of toys out there that try and combine learning and fun. From the timeless abacus to the great range of tablets designed specifically for children.