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Craft Saturday – Heart Bar Friendship Bracelet

This week’s craft is a friendship bracelet. A Heart Bar friendship bracelet to be exact. You can find the pattern here on Bracelet Book.   Here’s an example of what it looks like when it is finished. This photo was … Continue reading

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DLC Content and Allowance

Just yesterday the youngest decided to buy Zeus for PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royal (PS3). He must have been eyeing that DLC content for a year now. But he never asked me even once to buy it for him. Allowance is … Continue reading

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The Female Equivalent of Playing Video Games

Hats off to everyone here who is raising kids who know the answer to this question/don’t even ask questions like this. To the moms and dads of girls who play video games: Well done. To the moms and dads of … Continue reading

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Mind Your Health – Guide to Raising Responsible Gamers: Lesson 3

As I’ve talked with my eldest about how to be a responsible gamer in online games, one of the topics has been how adults take care of themselves, rather than over-relying on others. A good teammate doesn’t need the rest … Continue reading

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Strengthen & Condition

Small reminder to be mindful when picking or permitting games for your kids.

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Craft Saturday – Kirby Super Star Perler

If your kids are enjoying the newest Kirby game, Kirby Star Allies, as much as mine are, this week’s craft is a perfect fit. This is for all those kiddos who want to keep playing with Kirby after tech time … Continue reading

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Craft Saturday – Pokeball Pillow

If you or your kids love Pokémon, this project is for you. Look at cholyknights’s huge, fluffy Pokeball pillow! Continue reading

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Craft Saturday – Slime Rancher Cross Stitch

Today’s craft is these absolutely adorable little Slime Rancher Cross Stitch from GrabBagStitches. If you’ve played Slime Rancher, these little guys will look awfully familiar. Look at how good the patterns based off the game characters look.   These are … Continue reading

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Finish What You Started – Guide to Raising Responsible Gamers: Lesson 2

Much of online gaming revolves around individuals working together to achieve a common goal. And like any team activity, you have a responsibility to be a present and useful member of your group. You cannot just walk away. If you’re … Continue reading

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Is My Kid Ready For Online Gaming? – Guide to Raising Responsible Gamers: Lesson 1

What age should my kid start playing online? It’s not an easy question for any parent. And like every kid, that decision will be different for each of them. For my eldest the time happens to be now. But what … Continue reading

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