5 parent tips for picking the right video games

As a mom who is in the computer science fields and who tests and recommends video games for families, I am always giddy when I hear parents who want to play games with their kids, but for parents who aren’t very tech savvy, I am also aware of the seriousness of the situation. Sometimes for these kinds of parents, it’s not all fun and games … Continue reading 5 parent tips for picking the right video games

Game on! 5 reasons to be excited about gaming in 2017

With a forecasted value of $82 billion for 2017, video games are hotter than ever. With new technologies, classic characters and interactive worlds that become more lifelike every day, there is plenty to be excited about when it comes to video games in the new year. So whether you’re just getting into the hobby, you’re a veteran gamer looking to level up, or you’re a … Continue reading Game on! 5 reasons to be excited about gaming in 2017

5 Geeky Things For Families To Do On A Low Budget

Whether you’re raising toddlers or teens,  finding cheap activities for the family during Spring, Summer, or Winter Breaks can be challenging. I’ve found that many communities hold a lot of kids activities for toddlers and infants to help parents get out of the house, but for older kids, there isn’t much unless you’re dishing out the dollars. With three teens, all those activities can add up … Continue reading 5 Geeky Things For Families To Do On A Low Budget

Flight Simulator Helped My Teen Fly A Real Plane

For my son’s birthday a few years ago, my husband and I opted to give him Private Pilot Lessons for the day. He was so excited! My husband went up in the aircraft with him since he’s the military flier, but he sat in the back while the Pilot and my son sat in the front. My son actually did an amazing job, and of … Continue reading Flight Simulator Helped My Teen Fly A Real Plane