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My son has expressed interest in learning to write scripts in Roblox. The (little) research I've done points me to Lua programming, but I'm hoping someone here can point me to a basic programming…Continue
I discovered last night when looking at my iPad after my (8 yr old) son had played with it that he had figured out how to download some games. I didn't go into it much since it was late and I was…Continue
My mom is coming to visit for a week and stay with my son while I have to do some business traveling. It's great being a single parent working from home, but having to travel every now and then is…Continue
So I got my son a laptop for Christmas. He has been playing Roblox pretty much all day, every day for the last 3 weeks. He has become unsociable and isn't interested in doing anything else because…Continue
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We had a bunch of errands to run today, and the car radio seems to be the time when I find out what's going on in the world by listening to news radio. Most of the time Isaac just zones out, playing his DSi in the backseat. Today, he was listening.
"What's going on??" he asks.
"We're running errands..." I respond.
"No, I mean on the news with that country. Is there a war?"
So I try to summarize the current crises in the middle-east to their most basic points…Continue
So I just remembered about this blog option on here and figured I might as well write down the fun and interesting learny things that we do in our family. I hope it doesn't end up sounding like bragging or a to-do list for anyone who happens to read it (though I don't really expect anyone to). This is for those "bad" days, when I doubt what we're doing, fear that I'm screwing up my son, don't think he's learning anything useful - so I can look back and say, yes..we are. And while it might…Continue