Since the inception of video games, and all creative media for that matter, we as a society have questioned what type of content is acceptable for children and young adults. At what age is it okay for children to be exposed to violence and other possibly adult themes? Will this exposure lead to deviant behavior? Here's a look at the issue and suggestions for what point parental … [Read more...] about Do Video Games Make Kids More Violent?
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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 … [Read more...] about Why Our Daughters Need To Play More Video Games
How do you experience life? I first heard about the commencement speech This is Water by David Foster Wallace on Dr. Oz’s Facebook page. It really inspired me. If you can find it on YouTube, it is awesome! Spread the inspiration! We could all use it. With love & gratitude, Wendy Irene … [Read more...] about Have A Nice Day! (An Inspirational Video)
If you were like my family this holiday season, you probably purchased some type of video gaming system - which means now is a great opportunity to start a dialogue on video games. Parents often wonder “Will my child play too much? Are video games really bad for my kid?” With this is mind, here are my experiences and guidelines on some genres of video games. 1. These games … [Read more...] about Why Video Games Can Be Good For Kids
Do you love being a Mom but also wonder if there is more to life? Do you ever feel lost in your parental duties? Do you wonder how you can find a way to answer your higher calling and simultaneously do your sacred work as a parent? In this video I discuss the importance of having a creative outlet in order to feel fulfilled. Having a creative outlet has had an enormous impact … [Read more...] about Answering Your Higher Calling: A Special Video for Moms