What are some ideas for real earning activities for an 11-year old? Our son would love to find something he can do to top up his pocket money. Preferably something real-world, or even virtual; he likes things that have a purpose. [more inside]
Claustrophobia-filter. We've been looking into the adult-onset claustrophobia my wife has started to experience (and found very relevant pointers in this earlier AskMe). Now, our eight-year-old son has recently had a couple of similar moments. How to nip this in the bud for both? [more inside]
Our kids, 5 and 7, haven't singled in on any specific instrument yet (nor, perhaps, will they ever), but they do love listening to, humming/singing, and dancing to all kinds of music, and playing the various "minor" instruments we've got. We're thinking about buying some sort of simple music machine/synth to have in the house for them play around with. Any recommendations?
Where would I order small quantities of cheap but good-quality plain long-sleeve t-shirts for kids? [more inside]
i know we shouldn't, but if, only if, we were to cave in and decide to get our little boy a handheld video game thing, which would you suggest? [more inside]
FirstDigitalCameraFilter: in the light of recent posts on unrecommended made-for-kids-digicams, what basic&sturdy point&shoot camera should i be looking for, used, on ebay, for my little'uns? [more inside]