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Most Common Video Game Ratings

by Barbara J. Feldman February 27, 2010

Like movies, video games are given ratings that assess the appropriateness of their content for different age levels. The ratings they are given indicate the age range that would find interest in the game, as well as whether or not it is appropriate. In some cases, a game may contain content that is too strong, […]

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Your Guide to Video Game Ratings

by Barbara J. Feldman February 26, 2010

There are so many different gaming systems out there, with old school games, and new, digital masterpieces that are sure to shock and awe the player. As a parent you are faced with the choice of which system, X-box or PS3? And, more importantly which games to choose? There are games that are fighting games, […]

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Can Texting Improve Your Child’s Reading Skills?

by Barbara J. Feldman February 7, 2010

One of the biggest concerns about texting (that adults have) is whether or not the abbreviated language of texting is affecting their child’s reading and writing and skills. The quick version of GR8 (Great) or BCNU (be seeing you) may be funny and even sassy but is it hurting your child’s overall literacy rate? The […]

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Tired of Your Slow Computer? How to Speed it Up

by Barbara J. Feldman January 21, 2010

Freezing, crashing, shut downs, if you are tired of dealing with a slow computer, now is the time to speed it up. As you use a computer, you will add files to it, delete and add programs, and install a number of cookies on it when you browse the Internet. Without a regular clean-up of […]

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Your Kids and the Online Safety Checklist

by Barbara J. Feldman December 8, 2009

The Internet is a terrific invention that allows for hours upon hours of enjoyment for children. They can use the Internet to play games, research homework, get homework help, and talk to their friends online. But just because they can easily navigate the Internet doesn’t mean they know how to keep themselves safe. Just as […]

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Finding Educational Sites for Children

by Barbara J. Feldman December 2, 2009

Many of the social networking sites out there do not allow children under the age of thirteen to join. Even with the social networking sites that have been created for children, many of them do not provide any value to the users. Educational social networking sites are hard to find. Finding a site that allows […]

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