Building a Better Student: Spell Check

One of my co-workers at the radio station said something interesting to me this week. He said, “Spell check made me into a good speller.” At first I thought he was kidding, but no. He told me that he was horrible at spelling when he was younger, but through the years spell check taught him. […]

Video Games are Good for You: Educational and Entertaining Technology for Kids

In the digital age, parents constantly worry about their children being exposed to violent or inappropriate material through the internet or video games. But parents shouldn’t fear all of the technology available to their kids. In fact, there are a number of apps and games that can be educational as well as fun. These are […]

Get Your Kids Moving with Kid Fit

If you’re a long-time reader of this blog, you know that I have spent many an hour fretting-and writing-about how much time the boys spend in front of screens. We’ve reached a rather uneasy peace over the years; the boys leave them off until 2pm and they participate in sports or other activity. And if […]