That period of life when what was so relevant isn't as relevant. Lighten Up!
I am going through an alarmed at technology that seems to be taking over my adult children and grandchildren’s lives. I like the idea, quaint though it now may be, that getting together with other people is supposed to generate interaction among those gathered. They are interacting all right, with their gadgets, not though with people. I want my grandchildren back!
As a homeschooling family, each kid has a kindle and a computer.
I am totally against my children playing electronics during a gathering where we are supposed to be interacting with… other human beings 😉 however, there are long car rides and wait times that I think can be filled with reading and games.
I usually have my children read a chapter of an e-book before playing a game. Although we do have some mindless games like Candy Crush and Temple Run, there are educational ones like Chess, Othello, Checkers, Solitaire, and more.
Our computers are small and kind-of slow, but they are great for typing on!
So…basically we needed two charging places.
I have tried different baskets and hiding places but they never worked out.
They became a tanged mess of wires that looked awful.
After almost giving up – I found a…
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