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Oh, please don't think about math facts. Have you seen the figures for how many kids have to take math review in college (and pay for it) even though they mad it through high school math courses?   We screw kids minds up with this "numbers on paper" business. That's not real world math - there is plenty of time to learn it. If they want a career in something that involves math - go online and find the college requirements for it when they are young teens and let them...
I'm the mom to a radical unschooler, aged 19. Your son has found something he truly enjoys, and every time you give him a "look" or mention it, he clings to it ever more tightly! He is sure that any minute it will be gone, and he better enjoy it while he can. If you limit it to two hours he will play it two hours, whether he is sick or hungry or has to go to the bathroom, or his favorite TV show is on. If you limit it to 4 hours it will be the same thing. If you limit it...
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