Category Archives: Gaming Rules

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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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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You’re Doing It Wrong

If you’ve never watched Invader Zim, you’re really missing out.  It’s snarky, clever, funny, random, and definitely pushes boundaries.  In its essence, it’s a cartoon about an alien invader (Zim) who was so annoying his superiors sent him on a … Continue reading

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No Lapping

There are two kinds of people: those who can keep a secret, and those who, well…can’t.  One of my kids can’t keep things to himself for anything. It bursts from inside him if he learned something super cool or worse … Continue reading

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