Category Archives: games

Safeguarding Screen Time With KoalaSafe and Curbi

I’m sure other parents will agree with me when I say that monitoring your kids’ screen time is practically a full time job. Every one of our kids has their own iPad (because we are consumerist jerks), and I fully … Continue reading

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Ooka Island Helps Kids Read

Ooka Island is an app aimed at helping beginning readers. Since Sophie has had so much trouble really getting consistent with her reading and sight words, I was thrilled to be offered a chance to try it out.     Unlike … Continue reading

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Shafted

Jack has discovered Minecraft. For months (years?) I’ve been seeing Minecraft themed stuff on Pinterest (birthday cakes! Room decor! Snack tables decor! Crafts!), but I didn’t know what it was, and I didn’t have to because my kids had never … Continue reading

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Is This The Only Song You Know?

So in the past week or so leading up to Christmas, I have seen at least three different versions of the Guitar Hero ad where various people recreate the famous scene from Risky Business. I get that that is an … Continue reading

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Is This Supposed To Be Fun?

Now that it is the holiday season, commercials are springing up for all sorts of games and products that we wouldn’t normally see. One of these is Pictionary Man, and I must confess this doesn’t look the slightest bit fun … Continue reading

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