Malia Jacobson

Malia Jacobson is a nationally published freelance writer specializing in parenting.

The Montessori Way


Learning how play — rather than sitting at a table for long periods of time under the watch of lecturing teachers — is actually beneficial to children.

Video Games: Brain Power Booster?


Parents everywhere worry that playing video games is a waste of time and bad for kids. But can they actually be beneficial?

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