***Click here to listen to the podcast from this Dungeons and Dragons Adventure!*** Adrie Liadon steps of the boat after a long ride from Luskan to Waterdeep, about a week to be exact.  The winds were fair and the journey was shorter than anticipated.  As Adrie stretch’s out the journey’s cramps and tightness she looks…

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This is going to be real quick and sweet.  Warhammer 9th edition has officially been unofficially leaked! There is lots of talk on the internet saying “its going to be horrible and the worst thing to ever happen to Warhammer.” However, I believe this might be the anchor to a whole new system that is…

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Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Topics this week: Steel City Con! Website! Dates: August 7th – 10 – 9 August 8th – 10 – 8 August 9th – 10 – 5 Price: Single Day Pass – 20$ 3-Day Pass – 40$ Main Topic: https://www.yahoo.com/tech/five-ways-to-break-your-kids-screen-addiction-and-85327297754.html http://www.wikihow.com/Get-Your-Children-Away-from-TV http://www.abundantmama.com/creative-ways-to-break-a-tv-habit/ http://www.greatschools.org/gk/articles/managing-your-childs-screen-time/ Case Studies https://www.commonsensemedia.org/research/zero-to-eight-childrens-media-use-in-america-2013 http://kff.org/other/event/generation-m-media-in-the-lives-of/ http://archpedi.jamanetwork.com/article.aspx?articleid=204780…

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What did I learn in Week 4? Well, it’s the entire thing. Just keep walking.   I wore crocs for over eight years. I have NEVER liked the feel of shoes on my feet. I used to live on the outskirts of a small town that had a single flashing yield light as the only…

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The other day, I decided that since I got past those androids it was time to continue onto mission five. This mission is all about sneaking around an Alien and trying to find a passcode and a key card to get down an elevator. There were some moments that I would spend about 20 minutes in…

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Title: Rifts Developer: Palladium Books Platform(s): Tabletop RPG Release Date(s):1990 – Present Genre: Sci-fi/Fantasy Players: As many as a GM can emotionally handle. Kid Friendly Rating: Perhaps 10, if rules are kept light and the appropriate setting is used. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and After the Bomb could be a fun setting considering the relevance of the characters even today….

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Title: Off to be the Wizard Author: Scott Meyer Published:  March 18th 2014 Pages: 372 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Humor Series:  Magic 2.0 Kid Friendly Rating:  10+ Mild Language worst being “bitchin”, mild cartoony violence. A mention or two of sexual things, but nothing really notable and they are not overt. There are some references to 80’s and 90’s things that…

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This weekend was busy, raining, and all around gross with humidity. It is funny how the weather can completely change the mood of a household! We spent most of the time just hanging around the house doing chores. But when the kids went to bed, I played some fun games! We didn’t get a chance…

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Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Articles used this week: Parenting News: https://www.yahoo.com/parenting/parents-under-investigation-after-11-year-old-121600960882.html http://www.arkansasonline.com/news/2015/jun/17/because-i-said-so-four-little-words-tha/ Gaming Addiction: http://www.video-game-addiction.org/ http://www.webmd.com/mental-health/addiction/features/video-game-addiction-no-fun http://www.empoweringparents.com/how-to-set-limits-around-video-game-use.php http://www.akademiai.com/doi/pdf/10.1556/JBA.1.2012.1.1 From the DSM – proposed May 2013 http://www.dsm5.org/Documents/Internet%20Gaming%20Disorder%20Fact%20Sheet.pdf https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/here-there-and-everywhere/201407/internet-gaming-disorder-in-dsm-5 Wiki of info! – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video_game_addiction Think that you or someone you know may be addicted to video games? Call 866.869.4530 for help!

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Most (though there will be several that wish to add other categories, I am stating “MOST”) people who are obese fall into one of three main categories: genetic, traumatic health change, or simply bad choices. Since I’m really not capable of laying blame on a genetic level due to lack of available information, I will…

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Quality vs Quantity of Time Study In recent parenting news was an article posted in the Washington journal by Brigid Schulte regarding the lifelong question of ” What is best for your children quality time, or quantity of  time?” For the first time ever, a “large-scale longitudinal study of parent time to be published in…

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Title: Jurassic World Director: Colin Trevorrow Release Date: 6/10/2015 Genre: Action/Adventure/Sci-fi MPAA Rating: Pg-13 Running Time: 2hr 4min

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Title: Pines  Author: Blake Crouch Published:  August 12, 2012 Pages: 315 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction Series:  The Wayward Pines Trilogy Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ Some Language, lots of violence. Might be a bit hard for the younger children to understand the concepts in the book Synopsis:  Every time I try and explain this book to someone, I become so…

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