...you ground your nine-year-old from any and all media.
He gets all creative and makes his own fun. :)
How 'bout that?
(Idea courtesy of Highlights)
He didn't have anything that looked like a baseball (or a marble, like the magazine suggested), but he DID have this tiny soccer ball, which was just as good, as far as he was concerned.
Being grounded is such a drag, huh?
Oh, and then he spent the rest of the day playing outside.