Our Cardboard Computer

This year, my youngest is taking a basic computer class as his elective.  The class isn't anything too fancy; it's meant to be an introduction to computer basics.  The class covers hardware, internet, operating systems, and some popular software titles. One of the most exciting components of computer class is the home-made cardboard computer we …

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Our Ticket System

Reward systems can be a tricky business in our house.  We've tried so many that fizzled and failed after just a few weeks, once the shine wore off of the motivation.  While I could write an entire blog post on what makes a reward system such an uncertain proposition, instead, I want to share the …

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