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Why Our Daughters Need To Play More Video Games

Girls today are steering away from math, science and computers in record numbers.According to the U.S. Department of Education, the percentage of women graduates in computer science is at a 39-year low. In 2012, women in the U.S. earned only 19% of all math and computer science degrees (compared to 37% 20 years ago) and made up less than 25% of the workers in engineering and computer-related fields. Fewer than 10 percent …

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Seven Parent-Approved Games Your Teens Should Be Playing

The first question most parents ask when it comes to teens and video games is whether the game is appropriate. Video games are often stereotyped as violent, but more and more of them are challenging that old association. Many games feature complex, nuanced storytelling. They educate players about important topics like free will, gender politics and self-expression, and teach skills like improved visual processing, problem solving and fortitude. A growing amount of research shows that …

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Games to Play on Father’s Day

Adding Father’s Day games to the usual barbecue and presents can help make the day particularly memorable. Of course, kids and Dad can play any familiar ball or board game for a little togetherness, but trying out games especially designed for Father’s Day (or with a holiday twist for another special day) adds to the fun.

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Fun Games to Play With Kids

Games are an excellent way for adults to spend quality time with their children. Games also provide a positive framework for children to play with each other. Not only are many games educational, but they also teach children how to interact in positive ways with their peers, according to Parenting Science. What is fun for one child may not be for another, however, so let your child lead the way when it comes to choosing a game to play.