Here are some ways handwriting can help us in our everyday lives.

The Magical Benefits Of Handwriting 

Modern technology and electronics are pushing us to alter language. Here are some ways handwriting can help us in our everyday lives.

I am surprisingly unstressed about the amount of screen time our 1 year old is getting. Image: Thinkstock.

Why I'm Not That Worried About Screen Time

Once upon a time, the only thing to consider was “Does your kid watch too much TV?” But now it seems like nearly everyone can agree that kids these days spend far too much time looking at screens of all sorts.

Children need to be on their own — when it’s safe and the time is right. Image: Thinkstock.

The Joy Of Letting Go: Why You Should Raise Independent Kids

When David was about 12, he told me that he wanted to take the train to school alone. My gut reaction was, “No way in hell!” I mean, we live in a safe neighborhood and all, but David has ADHD and was easily distracted. What if he missed his stop? What if someone messed with him?

Five apples tall, just like a real 8-year-old girl. (Credit: Facebook)

Breaking News: Hello Kitty Isn't Actually A Cat!

Here's a brief history of the most famous cat that's apparently not a cat (what gives, Sanrio?).


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iDumb: Kids Who Handwrite are Smarter Than Those Who Type

Neuroscientists have discovered that children who handwrite will learn faster than computer-clad kids.