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What is Whyville?

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

With so many online gaming and social networking sites available, parents are often leery about which ones their children should join. Unfortunately with online predators, there is no such thing as a 100 percent safe social networking and gaming site. Whyville is one of the only web sites that offers educational tools and it is […]

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Using Whyville

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Whyville is a great online multiplayer gaming world that was designed for children aged six to sixteen. Similar to other web sites designed for children, Whyville allows it’s users to create a virtual world where they can participate in games, discussion boards, and several other things. It’s a great way for children to learn about […]

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Using Webkinz

by Barbara J. Feldman November 25, 2009

Children under the age of fourteen often find it difficult to find a social networking site where they can associate with their friends and family members. Since MySpace and Facebook do not allow children under the age of fourteen to join, several parents have reacted by creating their own social networking sites for children. One […]

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Tips for Choosing Video Games for Your Children

by Barbara J. Feldman March 13, 2008

Let’s face it, your kid likes video games and, you are slightly concerned. After all, there is a lot of graphic violence, nudity, profanity, etc. in video games. So, how can you choose video games for your children that they will like and you will approve of? Try the following tips: •Think about your children’s […]

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Tips for Choosing the Best Video Games For Every Family Member

by Barbara J. Feldman March 12, 2008

When you are looking to choose the best video games for every member of your family try the following: Consider their interests and preference type. For example, mom may not be content to sit and stare at a screen fighting other computer animated guys. However, she might like the involvement and action you take to […]

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The Basics on How to Choose A Video Game

by Barbara J. Feldman March 11, 2008

There are many ways to choose a video game, and some of these are more effective than others. Let’s take a look at the basics of how to choose a video game: The Rating: The ESRB has come up with a rating system to help consumers choose video games. These ratings are much like the […]

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