10 Ways to Nurture a Sense of the Sacred
As the holidays approach, I worry about the influence our material culture has on our grandkids. At a young age, children are being taught to believe that if they just have the perfect toy or electronic gadget, their lives will be perfect. Being adults, we know [...]
In today’s world, more and more kids are headed off, armed with cell phones in hand. Parents and grandparents usually get the cell phones for their kids for safety reasons and there are some very important things to remember when sharing this responsibility with your grandchildren. [...]
Toy Fair 2011 is the biggest toy show in North America, as we now know from walking every inch of the trade show floor! We were in search of the best new toys for grandkids, and we found and tested some real winners.
Girder and Panel Building Sets from Bridge Street Toys proves that everything [...]
Wow-worthy reviews from DadDoes
Last month we looked at some great toys and tech for the grandkids. Now we turn the spotlight where it belongs—on you! We’ve rounded up some of our favorite tech products that are useful and fun, without being frustrating.
Digital photo frames have been around for years, but they were too [...]
This month we continue our coverage of Toy Fair 2011, the biggest toy show in North America. We’ve tested some great toys for all types of grandkids. The toys range from high tech to no tech, but they all share one feature: They’re fun ! Let’s jump into part two of our Toy Fair [...]
On an episode of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?,” Spike Lee lamented that he never filmed his grandmother to try to capture her stories of his family’s history. While you don’t need to be an Academy-award winning filmmaker to document your ancestry, it is possible to create your own family history library with [...]
Nolan Bushnell’s solution for the nation’s schools starts with playing games
He fathered the video game industry in 1974 with the creation of Atari, one of the most successful entries ever in the consumer electronics market. Thirty-seven years later, after an impressive list of other breakthrough ventures, Nolan Bushnell, dad to eight and grandfather to [...]