Articles About Kids

Toddler Games: Ducks, Fish and a Bucket

Toddler Games: Ducks, Fish and a Bucket

Do you ever get giddy when you see a candy from your childhood? Or squee ecstatically as you whirl around on a merry-go-round at the park? Adults too often get hung up in all the things that make up adulthood and forget about the simple thi ...
10 More Marvel-Themed Board Games

10 More Marvel-Themed Board Games

  Like many people last year, we were in complete disbelief of Avengers: Infinity War and felt helpless knowing it would be a full year before we would have some kind of closure. We decided to make the most of it by playing the best Marvel- ...
How Parents are Punished by Modern Discipline

How Parents are Punished by Modern Discipline

Last week I shared 15 ideas for family bonding. We have a close-knit family but as I said in that feature, we do have rules and rules sometimes get broken. My first job is to be a good parent and sometimes that means making difficult decisi ...
15 Great Ideas for Family Bonding

15 Great Ideas for Family Bonding

We regularly get comments on what awesome kids we have. They’re intelligent, talented, friendly and polite. We are their parents (not their friends) so we put our priority on making sure we are raising them right. We provide tools and ...
The Dying Art of Cursive Writing

The Dying Art of Cursive Writing

While sitting at the girls’ symphony chair placement auditions a couple weeks ago, I couldn’t help but listen to the teenagers on the bench across from me chat about all kinds of things. Most of it was idle chit chat; typical te ...
The Ultimate List of Elvis-Themed Games

The Ultimate List of Elvis-Themed Games

It may be over 41 years since the passing of the King, Elvis Presley, but that doesn’t mean his popularity has waned. In fact, his estate has earned as much as $45 million in one year, well surpassing the $7 million income he took in ...
Six Board Games All About Iowa

Six Board Games All About Iowa

When designing a board game, it is natural to opt for a theme that is familiar. One of the most lucrative options over the years is to rebrand a classic game with a state, college, business or school and offer it as a fundraiser or limited ...
Six Effective Ways to Empower Kids

Six Effective Ways to Empower Kids

Last week I admitted I took my kids to an R-Rated movie. During conversations stemming from that article, I realized something very important. Sometimes I can be a helicopter mom. Other times, I avoid situations by saying, “go talk to ...
10 Best Marvel-Themed Board Games

10 Best Marvel-Themed Board Games

  By now we’re sure you’ve seen Avengers: Infinity War at least once. No spoilers here, but if you were like us you left the theater in shock and disbelief. For us it only makes us more excited for the next movies in the Ma ...

10 Hottest Board Games for Tabletop Day

If you haven’t already, make sure this Saturday (April 28th) is circled on your calendar. All around the nation (and the world), people are observing what is destined to become one of the most anticipated holidays ever invented – ...