14 Sep '11, 10am
Mummy, let ’s go midnight gaming Ernie Sumarni, car polishing business takes son Erwin to LAN gaming centre at 4am.
It is 4am and 10-year-old Erwin Nair asks his mother if he can go to a LAN gaming centre. Instead of saying "no" to Erwin right away, Madam Ernie Sumarni, 35, decided to take her son there so she could see for herself what the attraction was about. She figured the outing would also give her an idea of what made him so rebellious, said Madam Ernie, who has four children aged between two and 16. "My children always want to go out late at night. They said that things are more exciting during that time. So I decided to explore things with them at night and see for myself what is so exciting. "It is an experience that we have together as a family and it is also the time for us to bond as I have to work during the day." Madam Ernie helps her husband in his car-polishing business. Like most parents, Madam Ernie sets rules for her children. She takes Erwin to the cybergaming centr...