My 7-year old son has just hit the age that he’s really getting into games in general. Sure, he liked the Wii and some board games just fine. But now he’s learning skill and strategy and I have to admit that I love it. As kids my husband and I were avid game players and we still love playing cards. It’s about time our genes started expressing themselves in our offspring. Our latest fave is Kung Fu Panda World, Dreamworks Animation’s first foray in to the online space.
Are you a fan Malcolm Gladwell’s books? You know Outliers, Blink and The Tipping Point? Then I think you’ll really enjoy NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children. I sure did.
A couple of weeks ago while at a friend’s birthday party, I found myself making small talk with the screenwriter for the hit 80s movie, Splash. Bruce Jay Friedman had no idea (seriously) that the name Madison had risen to be one of the most popular girl’s names of the 90s and this century, having [...]
A California appellate judge ruled that according to state law, homeschooling is illegal. Californian homeschoolers everywhere are surprised to hear that they’ve been flouting the law since the 1950s, but that, at least according to Judge H. Walter Croskey, is the case. Needless to say, this news is unnerving to homeschoolers in California—as well as [...]