• Video Games
    Gaming,  Parenting

    Video Games: Are Your Kids Acting Responsibly?

    We’ve all heard horror stories about kids and their video games. In actuality, there aren’t too many things to worry about as long as you’re keeping an eye on things. Those horror stories you hear in the media are often a result of not understanding what kids are doing. So, we’re going to give you a basic education on the things you need to look out for. Age Ratings You should be keeping an eye on all the games that your kids buy. They all have age ratings on them, just like movies do. They’re on there for a reason, so if you see an ‘18’ sticker on Grand Theft…

  • Gaming Advice for Dads
    Daddy Talk,  Gaming

    Gaming Advice for Dads

    Dads have been using gaming as a way to unwind since the halcyon days of arcade games and Pong. Gaming has changed a lot since then; today’s games are technological marvels with realistic graphics, immersive gameplay, and Internet connectivity (for massive multiplayer games). Gaming offers everything from real-time casinos to fantasy, sports, or warfare. Games You Play without Your Kids Gaming is a great way to relax. After the kids are off to school or tucked away for bedtime (provided you don’t have to work), you can get your game on (provided your wife doesn’t have other plans). What you play is up to you, unless you’ve been living under…

  • Kids at computers
    Parenting,  Technology

    Parenting Alongside Modern Gadgets: How To Keep Kids Safe

      Mobile gadgets and powerful personal computers have come around at a near overnight rate in recent years, and today it seems that everyone has a smartphone or tablet close to hand that they can easily use to shop, play, communicate or work upon whenever or wherever they please. For a parent though, there can be a point at which your children know far more about the technology itself than you do, and of course this can really become an issue when you realize the need to protect them from the internet’s nastier side. Here are some useful tips you can use to save yourself headaches later on. Passwords! If…

  • Forza 4 and M&Ms(Plain & Almond) #shop
    Product Reviews

    Fun Night With My Kids, Xbox and M&Ms

      My kids have been bugging for a couple of weeks that they wanted to play Forza. They were jealous because when the Xbox One Demo Tour came to Atlanta I got to play Forza on the Xbox One, while interviewing Xbox One Director of Programming Major Nelson. So I promised them that one weekend I didn’t have to work we would get the game and play it.   This past weekend I finally caved in and went to Walmart Saturday morning to purchase it while they were sleep, yeah I love to surprise them. While there I picked up about 2 different bags of M&Ms, the plain kind and…

  • 4 Ways to Build A Unique Board Game For Your Kid
    Entertainment,  Family,  Kids,  Parenting

    4 Ways to Build A Unique Board Game For Your Kid

    Everybody loves a good game, and kids more than anyone else. Games can serve multiple purposes in the development of your child. It can teach them how to organize thoughts strategically, how to cooperate with others, how to build up their creativity, and how to engage in social activities. At an age where digital technology is taking over as an educational and engagement tool, it’s important to remind our young ones that offline games can be just as entertaining. If you are experienced with craft tools, you can even create a unique board game for your child. This is a meaningful present that no one else could get them. So,…

  • How to Support Your Brothers During Quarantine
    Entertainment

    How to Support Your Brothers During Quarantine

    Quarantine has proven incredibly taxing for even the most resilient amongst us. Women have been conditioned to be open and communicative with their feelings. For the most part, men do not share with the frequency or zeal with which women tend to share. The truth is: keeping intimate platonic relationships between men alive during the pandemic can be especially difficult because it involves a robust and vulnerable line of communication between the two parties. Men usually can rely on external distractions to forge bonds together; without that, wherein they are confined to text and phone, it gets more challenging. Be sure to look out for your brothers, cousins, uncles, and…