Telling tales at home

I'm big on people having hobbies. Things that they enjoy outside of work and parenthood. They provide great examples of "parents are people too" to our children (or grandchildren). And hopefully these hobbies are activities which can be shared with little ones as they get older....more

Agnitus Educational Games App Review

I was able to get my hands on the full version of Agnitus by winning a giveaway and wanted to share my experience with the app and subscription service.  I was not compensated in any way to provide my review and information about this app.  Agnitus is a fun and educational app that helps your child (age 2 to 7) with preschool and Kindergarten fundamentals.  Okay, I know there's tons of tech these days, but this isn't a fluff app that simply keeps your kiddo quiet....more

Beat the clock

A few days ago my husband watched me compile my to-do list for the weekend....more

Library Scavenger Hunt

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15 Free Educational Kids' Apps

 We have all experienced those moments when you just wanted to climb under your cart while waiting in a long line at the store.  Well, here are some great apps you can have on your phone or tablet waiting for the moment when a little fun is needed.  These are just some cool things for the young ones and older kids too!...more

NFL Not For Lust

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Have you ever played Pin the Nose on Olaf?

I'd like to share with you during the month of May some of the best times that I have that you don't know about. During the weekends I don a tutu and a tiara and act as the Tea Queen and host book themed tea parties!Here's one that was fun. ...more
So cute! I love this.more

Why 'Games for Women' Has Given Me Rage Face

I grew up with video games.  My family wasn't wealthy, but my two older brothers and I saved our pennies and my father agreed to pitch in so we could buy our first gaming system: a TI-99/4A.  Image Credit: Quagmire's Photos via Flickr I played Parsec, Hunt the Wumpus, and Alpiner with the best of them. As time passed, we continued to save our pennies so we could upgrade our game systems and purchase more games. ...more
Candy crush is really a interesting gamemore

Video Games For Women: 6 Apps That Aren't Candy Crush

Nearly half of gamers are women, so where are the mature stories and hot men in video games? ...more
Bioshock series and Portal are my favorites, hands down.more

Let's Play Pretend

Do you remember being a kid?  I used to play with this kid who lived in my backyard, he didn't actually live in my backyard, he lived in a home behind my home. ...more