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Top 10: Best Fun & Educational Board Games

Best Educational Board Games for Kids

First of all, I want to confess that I am not a board game person. I do occasionally get forced into playing board games with my kids so I am familiar with some of these games but it’s always a balancing act to play with them as I am asked to modulate my play: “Play hard against me, mom, but not too hard. You’re playing too easy against me.” And my youngest freaks out if he loses so I always have to keep that into consideration. Should I let him win to keep him from throwing a nutty? Or is it good to teach him to lose gracefully? Is he even capable of losing gracefully? Is this a lesson best learned on the soccer field? This is not fun for me. Read more…

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2 Hours of Screen Time Contributes to Mental Health Problems

Let’s Celebrate Screen Free Week Together

Screen Free Week – April 18-24, 2011
Sponsored by Campaign for a Commercial Free Childhood (CCFC)
Turn off screens and turn on life: time to unplug and play, read, daydream, create, explore, and spend time with families and friends.
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