Category Archives: Greenie’s Musings

Why Can’t My Kids Just Quit a Game When I Tell Them To?

It’s dinner time and you’ve just told your kid to turn off the game they are playing, and instead of saying “OK” and shutting off the game, they say, “Give me a minute” and then take another five or more. … Continue reading

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We Missed Bedtime by Half an Hour

Yesterday, we got to bed late. Boyo number 2 asked to play Hyrule Warriors with me shortly after breakfast. I said yes. He is a fanstastic partner to have in the game, especially if I need a secondary high rank … Continue reading

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Balancing Our Kids Use of Technology

You’ve heard the voices that are getting ever louder in the mommy blogging community that technology is bad for your kids. I know. I’ve heard it, too. For me though it’s a little personal.  Gaming and technology are a part … Continue reading

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Series of Quotes #2

A reminder to not make technology out to be the bad guy. As parents, we can guide our kids through social media and technology. We must give them the knowledge to make smart decisions, not withhold tech from them in … Continue reading

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Combining the Old with the New

I often bring my cross stitch projects with me to work on while at my kids’ events. Usually people will stop and talk to me about it, whether it’s their own experience with the medium, or just to ask what … Continue reading

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Mooking About = Game Over

As a parent and gamer, I’m always watching the kids to see if they are near the tipping point of too much gaming, not enough real life time. While I know that gaming has many benefits for them, I also … Continue reading

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Amiibo Hunter, Again

My collection of Legend of Zelda Amiibos is embarrassingly complete. So far. Nintendo, however, is about to make that a thing of the past. Unless I decide to become an Amiibo Hunter again. And I really, really don’t want to…but…Zelda. … Continue reading

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We Need Four

It’s an odd thing, to climb in bed and start drifting off to sleep only to have your mind suddenly light upon a thought that makes you start giggling. That’s exactly what happened to me Monday night.   Let’s back … Continue reading

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Butt-Kicking Has No Gender

Throwback to the day Kid the Youngest said to me, “Mom? Don’t make fun of me if my favorite character is a girl.” And I replied, “Why would I make fun of you? My favorite character is a boy, and … Continue reading

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What Are You Doing, Link!?!

In an awkward turn of events, there is a shrine in Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild that can only be activated while Link has no clothes on. I had to wait around for things to happen, so I … Continue reading

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