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What Are the Best Bedtime Stories You’ve Made Up For Your Kids?

What Are the Best Bedtime Stories You’ve Made Up For Your Kids?

As someone who writes for a living, you’d think I’d be good at making up stories. But a thing I learned about myself long ago is that while I’m capable of writing about facts and my own opinions (which I also consider to be facts), I cannot create a work…

Turn Off Spell Check on Your Kid’s Computer

Turn Off Spell Check on Your Kid’s Computer

One of the things I have enjoyed as the parent of an elementary student is watching how my son’s spelling has evolved over the years. When he’d bring classwork home as a kindergartener and first grader, it could be a bit of a puzzle to decipher his writing. The letters…