Originally posted 2015-07-01 16:00:47. Title: The Book of Three Author: Lloyd Alexander Published: March 12,1964 Pages: 217 Genre: Fantasy Series:  The Chronicles of Prydain Kid Friendly Rating: Ages 8+ (Reading level is the main reason)

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Originally posted 2015-06-28 15:17:49. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Topics this week: Steel City Con! Website! Dates: August 7th – 10 – 9 August 8th – 10 – 8 August 9th – 10 – 5 Price: Single Day Pass – 20$ 3-Day Pass – 40$ Main Topic: https://www.yahoo.com/tech/five-ways-to-break-your-kids-screen-addiction-and-85327297754.html http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Your-Children-Away-from-TV http://www.abundantmama.com/creative-ways-to-break-a-tv-habit/ http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/managing-your-childs-screen-time/ Case…

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Originally posted 2015-06-27 16:50:40. Title: The Lorax Director: Chris Renaud and Kyle Balda Release Date: March 2, 2012 Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 86 minutes

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Originally posted 2015-06-21 15:56:40. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Articles used this week: Parenting News: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/parents-under-investigation-after-11-year-old-121600960882.html http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jun/17/because-i-said-so-four-little-words-tha/ Gaming Addiction: http://www.video-game-addiction.org/ http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/features/video-game-addiction-no-fun http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-set-limits-around-video-game-use.php http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/JBA.1.2012.1.1 From the DSM – proposed May 2013 http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/Internet%20Gaming%20Disorder%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201407/internet-gaming-disorder-in-dsm-5 Wiki of info! – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_addiction Think that you or someone you know may be addicted to video games? Call 866.869.4530…

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Originally posted 2015-06-19 13:01:16. Quality vs Quantity of Time Study In recent parenting news was an article posted in the Washington journal by Brigid Schulte regarding the lifelong question of ” What is best for your children quality time, or quantity of  time?” For the first time ever, a “large-scale longitudinal study of parent time…

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Originally posted 2015-06-13 12:39:37. Title: Big Hero 6 Director: Don Hall and Chris Williams Release Date: November 7, 2014 Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 102 minutes

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Originally posted 2015-06-12 15:18:07. Over the past few weeks, we have noticed a change in our daughter. What once was the sweetest, nicest, and most well behaved child has turned into a child that is defiant and does not listen to anything we say. We knew it was going to happen though, she never went…

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Originally posted 2015-06-09 12:43:15. If your kids are anything like mine you find that every now and again there is an untouched trove of toys from either Christmas or some forgotten birthday. On rare occasions the kids may take these out but because of the time that has passed many of these little expensive treasures…

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Originally posted 2017-03-01 17:00:56. Games are one of the most important aspects of the life for children. Games play a significant role in developing the child’s mind. A significant period of time for some kids is spent playing the video games, so it stands to reason that those games should have an educational component to…

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Originally posted 2017-02-16 12:00:12. Series: The Underland Chronicles Titles: Gregor the Overlander; Gregor and the Prophesy of Bane; Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods; Gregor and the Marks of Secret; Gregor and the Code of Claw Author: Suzanne Collins Published: 2003 – 2007 Pages: 336; 320; 304; 352; 416 (from Amazon data, but I think these are based on…

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Originally posted 2017-01-25 12:00:25. New Year has just arrived, but Christmas was crazy, and trying to find an “original” gift for the kids was a whole challenge unto itself, wasn’t it? So, now that we’ve been looking all over the internet and we’ve found a bunch of cool gifts that could have worked so well…

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