non-technical

Read-Aloud Corner Is Now It's Own Blog!

About a week ago I asked for my readers' opinions on what to do with the Read-Aloud Corner series, and the response was pretty consistent across the board. "I'd suggest separating them, for SEO and reasons as mentioned by others. I think you'll get more eyes on that excellent content that way." -Rhynri "Personally I would prefer if the read aloud series is published elsewhere. I love reading the technical and developer posts, but find myself rather... Read more >

Opinion Time: Should Read-Aloud Corner Be Its Own Blog?

I'm having this dilemma, and I need your help, dear reader, to solve it. I recently began writing a new series of posts called the Read-Aloud Corner, and it is so much fun to write that I think I'll keep doing it for a while. Read-Aloud Corner is where I write about our experiences reading various books aloud and what my kids thought of them, as well as tips on how other families might follow in our footsteps. We (me... Read more >

Introducing the Read-Aloud Corner

Announcement (26 Aug 2017): The Read-Aloud Corner is now it's very own blog! Check it out at the new location. I'm a huge fan of reading aloud to your kids. Every night for the past year, me and my three children have read a chapter of book aloud, right before going to bed. I can honestly say it's been one of the best things I've ever done both with, and for, my kids. Reading aloud provides all sorts of benefits... Read more >

On Living With ADHD

I have been living with ADHD my entire life. I was diagnosed at 7, in treatment for many of my pre-high-school years, and on medication then and now. For much of my school career, I had great difficulty focusing, keeping track of my homework, and just generally remembering to do things. Everything involving memory was more difficult for me than it was (seemingly) for my peers, and it got to a point where wait is that a butterfly? What kind... Read more >