development

The Magical Benefits Of Handwriting 

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

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

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Why I'm Not That Worried About Screen Time

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

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.

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

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

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?

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

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

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

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Rachel Katz: Hitchhiker, Expert on Chinese Truck Drivers

author. intrepid traveler. industry elucidator.

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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.

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