Whatever happened to Family Game Night? Did it go out of style right along with hair scrunchies and Hammer pants?
Or did we just get too old for our parents to force us to stay home and play games with them anymore?
Well, whatever the reason, now we’re the parents, so we get to force our kids to do all the super lame stuff we want. And as it turns out, playing games is totally not lame for your kids’ development – plus it’s pretty great for you, too!
Our last post gave you the real deal about birth order:
First-born kids tend to have bigger vocabularies and higher IQs (mostly because they got a lot more one-on-one interaction with Mom and Dad back when they were the only game in town), while later-born kids tend to develop more creative and less verbal ways to get and keep your attention (mostly because if they didn’t, their well-spoken older siblings would gladly keep it all to themselves).