Video Game Bribery and School Success

September 26, 2016 by Kudoso Team

A couple years ago, there was a never-ending stream of Nintendo propaganda trickling into our household each and every livelong day. There was a highly anticipated sequel to a popular...

How Huckleberry Finn Made Me Feel Like a Good Mom

August 06, 2016 by Kudoso Team

My youngest son has always been a reluctant reader. Sometimes guilt about it consumes me, like during bouts of insomnia when your brain rifles through every failing of your life....

Conversation and Presence in a Tech-Connected World

July 30, 2016 by Kudoso Team

In her September 26, 2015, article in The New York Times, Sherry Turkle, author of Reclaiming Conversation, makes the case for face-to-face conversation. She urges readers to “reclaim conversation for...

Gardening - Feeding the Soul

July 24, 2016 by Kudoso Team

Every spring my youngest daughter asks me to get her flower seeds on one of my trips to the home improvement store. Once seeds are in hand, we rummage through...

The Clean Slate Moment

July 16, 2016 by Kudoso Team

My boys have had a lot of screen time in past summers. Like, a lot. If I calculated it, which I haven’t because WHY WOULD I DO THAT TO...