Can Minecraft Teach our Kids the Art of Small Talk?

We have fallen into the video game rabbit hole with our older children. After years of resisting the DS--whatever number--and doling out our phones to one child at a time to play a game while the others hovered around the four inch screen, I opened the flood gates and bought the two nine year olds and the two seven year olds Nooks for Christmas. I reasoned that they would read books on it and then occasionally play video games on it--like during our 15+hour drive to Denver. (Please, don't … [Read more...]