Originally posted 2016-12-05 17:00:50. Title: Trolls Director: Walt Dohrn, Mike Mitchell Release Date: November 4, 2016 (US) Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 1hr 32mins Starring: Anna Kendrick as Poppy Justin Timberlake as Branch Zooey Deschanel as Bridget Kid Friendly Rating: Trolls is a cute, colorful adventure inspired by the tall-haired troll…

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Originally posted 2016-08-14 12:00:49. This one was easy! We homeschool and this year we have chosen Veritas Presses Literature!  Grade Three includes some awesome classic reads such as: Charlotte’s Web Homer Price Misty of Chincoteague The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe The Magician’s Nephew Peter Pan The Emperor’s New Clothes The Random House Book…

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Originally posted 2016-08-11 08:00:04. Today we return to another book in the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes.  I enjoy reading HP the illustrated version.  I’m slowly collecting the books as they slowly unfold each year.  I have to say it is fun reading outdoors listening to the birds singing.  I’m really enjoying…

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Originally posted 2016-06-15 20:00:29. Missed it the first time? 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:…

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Originally posted 2016-06-08 20:00:47. Missed it the first time? 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…

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Originally posted 2016-06-01 20:00:16. Missed it the first time? Join Al, Drew, and Trey as they discuss how to break your kids away from the screen. 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…

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Originally posted 2016-05-25 20:00:03. Missed it the first time? Join Al, Drew, and Trey as they discuss gaming addiction and how it affects children. Click here for a link to that weeks podcast! Or follow the Geeks and Geeklets podcast network on iTunes, Stitcher, and other podcasting sites! Articles used that 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…

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Originally posted 2016-05-12 17:00:11. I took off Friday and I was awoken at 7am by my daughter screaming “MOM! I am ready to play my TOY!” Now I was in a deep sleep and had no idea what she meant by this new toy, but I begrudgingly got up and ready for the day. After…

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Originally posted 2016-05-10 12:00:34. Title: Inside Out Director: Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen Release Date: June 19, 2015 Genre: Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 95 minutes Starring: Amy Poehler Phyllis Smith Bill Hader Lewis Black Mindy Kaling Richard Kind Kid Friendly Rating: A few moments may be scary for some children, but mostly the movie is firmly in…

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Originally posted 2016-05-05 17:00:34. If your kids are anything like mine you find that every now and again there is an untouched trove of toys from either Christmas or some forgotten birthday. On rare occasions the kids may take these out but because of the time that has passed many of these little expensive treasures…

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Originally posted 2016-04-25 17:00:32.     I’ve been meaning to write this post for weeks.  Yes, I am a procrastinator. Is that a bad thing? I haven’t really had time to think about it, but if I did I’d tell you that there are some occasions when it can really ruin your plans. Take, for…

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Originally posted 2016-04-16 12:00:14. Since my child has entered toddlerhood, I’ve found that the majority of my time is spent watching Frozen. I’ve gone through the stages of grief several times over regarding the inevitable permanence of this film in my life. I’m not sure that this is what Dr. Kubler-Ross had in mind when she…

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Originally posted 2016-03-17 17:00:51. Yesterday morning daughter announced she wanted a pyjama day. My heart always slightly sinks when I hear that because I know that while the first three hours or so will be fine – a flurry of drawing, You Tube & computer games, the afternoon fall flat, she will start to get restless…

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