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The Family Anatomy Podcast

Psychologists talk about parenting and relationships. 

Oct 17, 2011

Doctors Brian and Giuseppe discuss violent toys, including toy guns and pellet guns.

  • Why do we limit our kids' access to toy guns (or don't limit it)?
  • Do violent toys contribute to an increase in aggressive behaviour?
  • Why are boys so interested in playing with violent toys?
  • Should parents ban their children from playing with toy guns and swords?

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Note: Posts on Family Anatomy are for education only, and are not intended to replace professional or medical advice. If you need to talk to someone about family or mental health issues, you can get a referral from your family doctor. Doctor Brian and Giuseppe discussed kids in general in this episode, but every child is unique; your experience may vary from those discussed in this episode.