When it gets cold and snowy, few things are better than curling up under a warm blanket with a mug of hot chocolate and a good book. Especially if that book is something you can share with a child, who is enthralled by the colorful pictures and charming tale. In the days leading up to Christmas, we’ve got 12 great books for you to share.
Exploring Thanksgiving Traditions
Many of us serve turkey on Thanksgiving day. Don’t forget the cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, either. We sit back and watch a football game. Maybe we tune into the broadcast of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. But what do we really know about our Thanksgiving traditions?
A Different Take on Thanksgiving Turkey
Have you started planning your Thanksgiving meal yet? Maybe you know which sides you want and who is bringing which dessert. Maybe you want to do something a little bit different with the turkey this year. The old roast bird is getting a little dry, so why not try these recipes instead?
Turkey is the centerpiece of many Thanksgiving tables, with people fighting for every scrap of white or dark meat they can manage. Many families have the same roast turkey year after year. There’s nothing wrong with a roast bird; they can still be moist and delicious. Whether you bring, marinade, or rub, why not try something out of your ordinary this year? Break up your Thanksgiving routine and try something different. You never know, there may not even be leftovers!
I’ve been playing video games for as long as I can remember. I used to play a ton of point-and-click adventure games, like Myst or King’s Quest. As I’ve gotten older I’ve picked up a number of different styles of games. The games may change, but the sense of joy, excitement, and challenge never does..
Like books, video games come in a wide variety of genres that range from action-adventure to real-time strategy. Whatever your preferred platform and genre, video games have seen a lot of controversy. Many parents are concerned that video games will negatively impact their children. To be fair, there are a number of video game releases that are wholly unsuitable for children due to violence, blood, language, and adult situations. (more…)
From trading card games to deck building games, there are a ton of card based games on the market today. Knowing which ones to pick up and play can be difficult, especially if you aren’t already a part of the community. In fact, trying to get into it can be downright intimidating. I’m going to break down some different types of card games and list my top 5 collectible card games. (more…)
For years, parents have worried about the negative impact of video games on their children. The most common fears include addiction, social isolation, and increased aggression. Over the years, multiple studies have been conducted and the evidence is mounting that playing video games may actually prove to be beneficial. (more…)