Category Archives: Parenting

A Couple of Smooth Operators

A Couple of Smooth Operators

I got my 6-year-old son a Spider-Man shaving kit for Christmas and he said, “What is this for?” I told him to come close and whispered in his ear, “Daddy got one too, want to go learn how to shave with me later today?” He beamed and said yes! “Don’t tell anyone else, it will be our secret surprise.” Read More

Getting ‘SuperBetter’: Exercises to Curb Distractions for Kids

Getting ‘SuperBetter’: Exercises to Curb Distractions for Kids

The app requires users to be 13 or older, so I’ve been using the exercises in the book with the kids. She writes about collecting and using power-ups during your day, fighting bad guys, and going on quests. And because everything ties into video games, my kids have been able to easily make the jump from how they feel playing a game on their iPod to recreating that feeling in the real world. Read More