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    How we got our kids started with coding

    No one can argue that coding is a necessary skill not just for the future, but for today. It's basic literacy for the digital age. After seeing a Fisher Price coding toy for toddlers (seriously?), I knew it was worth a try to get my kids started with coding. Coding helps children improve their math and problem-solving skills, encourage creativity and strategic thinking, and can even teach resilience (debugging!). We can't talk about coding without mentioning Steve Jobs, who said, “Everyone should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.” Don't get me wrong, I don't have dreams of any of my children becoming the…