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Journalist and author says digital play is good for kids | By Ann Oldenburg
Do you worry about your kids and video games? They’re playing too much? They’re playing games that aren’t good for them? Greg Toppo, author of the April book The Game Believes In You: How Digital Play Can Make Our Kids Smarter, says he saw a “real divide” among parents during his researching and writing. “There [...]
Carpe Small Screen | By Claire Green
Ah yes, the small screens that fill our lives. Many of us can’t seem to get through a day without them. But that’s a conversation for another day. Today, we’re pleased to announce the Fall 2015 Parents’ Choice Small Screen Awards for Mobile Apps, Websites and DVDs. For those who like numbers or neurons, our [...]
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Millennial Parents: Are they really different? | By Ann Oldenburg
Being a new parent can be overwhelming. At times you think you’re going through something no one has ever gone through before. That’s partly what prompted Jake Greene, 35, writer/producer/director and father to kids ages 3 and 1, to come up with Millennial Parents, a funny web series that focuses on Kurt (Lea Coco) and [...]
Are the new Amazon and Netflix kids shows any good? | By Ann Oldenburg
I was recently on a plane, sitting next to two young kids. They looked to be about three and six years old. Soon after we all got settled into our seats, their mom handed each of them a tablet. The kids plugged in their headphones and were mesmerized for much of the nearly two-hour plane [...]
Start with a book! | By Parents' Choice
Rachael Walker, our dear friend at Reading Rockets, has lots of resources and ideas to help encourage kids to learn, read, and have fun this summer. Start with a Book, features 24 kid-friendly themes, like dinosaurs, building, animals, sports, superheroes, music and more! Each theme introduces young readers and their families to great fiction and [...]
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