Category Archives: For Parents

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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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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Guide to Raising Responsible Gamers

This is the parent page for a series of posts from Mom’s the Gamer entitled Guide to Raising Responsible Gamers: What I’m teaching my kids about online gaming. These are the lessons I’m giving my boys so they can grow … Continue reading

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3DS Skins

We¬† got the kids some 3DS skins for Christmas and just recently (finally) put them on their devices. They look so good and were so easy to put on. If you’re not familiar with skins, they are like stickers, really … Continue reading

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Craft Saturday – Nintendo Labo

In a small deviation from our usual Craft Saturday posts, today let’s focus on the Nintendo Labo. If you haven’t seen the trailer, here you go:   Seriously amazing, right? For any of you who have an engineer, a maker, … Continue reading

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How to Give the Gift of a Digital Game

So you want to give the gift of a digital game to your kid this Christmas. Well that’s awesome! There are many great games that are available only through digital download. My two favorites from this year are Slime Rancher … Continue reading

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Our Favorite Video Games from 2017

Now that we are coming to the end of the year and the Holiday season, here is a small list of our favorite video games from 2017. This is not a comprehensive list of all of the great games out … Continue reading

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Pre-Holiday Sacrifice of Old Games

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