kid's activities en ChoreMonster: Making Kids' Chores Fun <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">As a parent, I know that there are few tasks more frustrating than getting your kids to do their chores.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">However, with the development of this new app, mundane activities such as washing the dishes, taking out the trash or walking the dog can now become more like games.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;"><strong><a href="" target="_blank">ChoreMonster</a></strong>, is an online system that allows kids to acquire ‘points’ every time they do a task.&nbsp; Those points can then be redeemed for various goodies. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It is a basic and simple reward system that just plain seems to work.</span><br> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 19:40:24 +0000 Jim Nolan 14251 at ChoreMonster: Making Kids' Chores Fun 2012 Books by the Banks <p>Time for the <a href=""><strong>Sixth Annual Books by the Banks Cincinnati USA Book Festival</strong></a> on Saturday, October 20. This free, family-friendly event features over 100 national and regional authors, panel discussions, book readings and a fun kid’s zone. Mark Perzel talks with two of the event organizers, <strong>Melissa Norris and Sandy Bolek</strong>, about some of the authors coming this year, the growth of the event, and plans to relocate the event to The Banks.</p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 05:31:25 +0000 Mark Perzel 4851 at 2012 Books by the Banks