Originally posted 2015-10-13 12:24:03. And we are at it again! The Trouble Box is making a return to our household! I first talked about The Trouble Box back in June when our daughter was being super difficult and lost her listening ears. Pre-K Blues It now seems that with the start of Pre-K that the…

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Originally posted 2015-09-15 11:45:39. About a week and a half ago I was contacted on Twitter by Crystalegion (@Mondschatten78) about this great company called The Crayon Initiative where you can donate your old or unwanted crayons and they will turn them into new ones and donate them back to hospitals, art programs, schools, and more! I…

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Originally posted 2015-08-31 12:00:22. For today’s Pinterest recipe attempt, I found strawberry cheesecake fat bombs. Sounds kinda yummy and scary all at the same time. Either way I totally love cheesecake, so finding a way to have it that falls into the “diet” sounds like a great plan to me! I am sure you can…

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Originally posted 2015-08-29 13:51:23. Title: Brave Director: Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Release Date: June 22, 2012 Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 93 Minutes

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Originally posted 2015-08-28 12:00:20. Today marks the beginning of Week One for 52 Shades of Fitness – Geek Style.  Welcome aboard the fitness train, I’m your captain, WoWMeaghan. End goal for next year at this time: Lose 100lbs and magically grow a butt.  I have picked three things I want to focus on:  Easy Food…

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Originally posted 2015-07-12 20:07:55. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Educational Gaming. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Main Topic Research Pages: What Makes a Good Learning…

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Originally posted 2015-07-05 18:00:03. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Motion Picture Association of America. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Gaming News: Age of Sigmar Age…

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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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