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Things to Know When Your Student Joins Orchestra

Things to Know When Your Student Joins Orchestra

Have you ever felt like a fish out of water when your child has expressed an interest in joining some club, sport or activity? That’s exactly how I felt five years ago when Madison decided she wanted to join the school orchestra. Neit ...
Back to School – CODE Programming Game Series

Back to School – CODE Programming Game Series

The end of August brings a lot of things. Hotter temps, vegetable harvests, slightly-yellow leaves and rain (especially if you live in Houston). It also signals the beginning of back-to-school season, and this year is a very special one in ...
Five 2017 Holiday Trends to Watch

Five 2017 Holiday Trends to Watch

Kids today don’t know how good they have it. I’m not referring to the selection of *things* they could have or the opportunities for travel, education, sports and arts. I’m talking about something much more important to a ...
My First Science Textbook Overview

My First Science Textbook Overview

As parents, we do things to entertain our kids, to engage with them, to bond and to show our love. It may be something as simple as playing games, making them breakfast in bed for no reason or taking them out for ice cream or a movie. But w ...
Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

Learn the Process Behind Cars 3

“When I grow up, I want to be… ” How did you (or would you now) finish the sentence? How would your kids? There are so many amazing opportunities available that most adults wouldn’t have even dreamed were possible an ...
The Merging of Crafts and Technology

The Merging of Crafts and Technology

Time and again I hear parents complaining about how lazy kids are today. No, you don’t see them outside playing like we used to. I mean, really, why would they want to Kick the Can when they could be watching movies on the garage door ...
Thrift Treasure: Twenty Four

Thrift Treasure: Twenty Four

I am guilty of sometimes overpaying for a game. There’s no consistent reasoning behind it, sometimes a design or theme just speaks to me. Case in point is this week’s Thrift Treasure. I wouldn’t normally pay $3 for a used ...
1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

1754: Conquest Board Game Overview

I have some conflicting feelings about today’s board game feature. Not because there is something wrong with the game, but because I’m grieving due to this being the last in the series. It’s been nearly 18 months since we ...
Thrift Treasure: Tribulation

Thrift Treasure: Tribulation

I seem to be having some luck finding colorful board games from the 1980’s. I guess because I was still in high school during this time they appeal to me. Typically designed with primary colors and custom plastic parts, these games of ...