Originally posted 2017-03-01 17:00:56. Games are one of the most important aspects of the life for children. Games play a significant role in developing the child’s mind. A significant period of time for some kids is spent playing the video games, so it stands to reason that those games should have an educational component to…

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Originally posted 2017-02-16 12:00:12. Series: The Underland Chronicles Titles: Gregor the Overlander; Gregor and the Prophesy of Bane; Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods; Gregor and the Marks of Secret; Gregor and the Code of Claw Author: Suzanne Collins Published: 2003 – 2007 Pages: 336; 320; 304; 352; 416 (from Amazon data, but I think these are based on…

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Originally posted 2017-01-25 12:00:25. New Year has just arrived, but Christmas was crazy, and trying to find an “original” gift for the kids was a whole challenge unto itself, wasn’t it? So, now that we’ve been looking all over the internet and we’ve found a bunch of cool gifts that could have worked so well…

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Originally posted 2017-01-10 20:00:42. Title: Moana Director: Ron Clements, Don Hall, John Musker, Chris Williams Release Date: November 23, 2016 (US) Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 1hr 47 mins Starring: Auli’i Cravalho as Moana Dwayne Johnson as Maui Rachel House as Gramma Tala   Kid Friendly Rating: Moana is an animated Disney…

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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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