A long, long time ago, back in 1990, I was a young woman about to graduate high school.  It was a very different time back then- before the internet, cell phones, social media, 24 hour news, etc. Though, we did have acid washed jeans and the start of grunge music. But, much like now, I…

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My grandmother was many things- tiny, fierce, independent, stubborn, mouthy, and fiery.  In many ways, I am her clone. One thing she was not, however, was a good cook.  Growing up, most of the food we ate started out from a can or the freezer, the veggies were always overly cooked, and the meat always…

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Originally posted 2015-07-12 20:07:55. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Educational Gaming. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Main Topic Research Pages: What Makes a Good Learning…

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Original recipe can be found here- http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/claire-robinson/butternut-squash-soup-recipe-1922514 Ingredients- 1 butternut squash (2 to 3 pounds) 1 teaspoon olive oil (plus a tiny bit for roasting) 1 shallot, finely chopped 4 cups low sodium broth (use vegetable to make it vegan, though chicken broth works if that is not a priority, or if that is what…

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Originally posted 2015-07-05 18:00:03. Join Trey,Drew, and Al as they balance the ever difficult task of balancing gaming and parenting. This week we discuss the Motion Picture Association of America. Below you will find  some links that we found interesting. Click here for a link to this weeks podcast! Gaming News: Age of Sigmar Age…

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Originally posted 2015-06-21 15:56:40. 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…

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Originally posted 2015-06-19 13:01:16. 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…

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Originally posted 2015-05-19 12:22:11. Baby Pally has Grown I have finally made level 100 on my Pally and I am super exited to try her out heals. I am only sitting at a 609 gear score, but I am working on getting more gear and getting silver proving grounds so that I can get my…

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Originally posted 2015-05-17 10:13:09. Welcome to Geeks and Geeklets a site devoted to gaming, parenting, and all around geekery. Come join us as we balance ours lives as gamers with parenting and as we watch our littles grow up surrounded by geek culture. This site will contain articles, tips & tricks, and eventually a podcast!…

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First, I want to apologize for missing a month. I felt like I was losing my mind there a bit, so I took a break from pretty much everything. But, I’m back, so let’s get back to crocheting! You can find crochet patterns virtually anywhere. There are books in craft stores, people sell their original…

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So, last week, I gave you the starting craziness of Hugfest2017 in Gatwick. Week 1 finished pretty awesomely, with Canada’s 150th birthday being celebrated in Manchester! My first official Hugfest Hug was from Lucy on June 29th, 2017. I need this day to sit in my heart forever, because it was a pretty epic hug….

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