Tag Archives: family time

Games as a Priority

Games as a Priority

We can say family time is important, but look at your schedule to find out where your priorities truly lie. It doesn’t take a lot of time or effort to play table-top games with your kids, and the pay-off is close family bonds. Read More

Seed Science

For many of us taught in traditional schooling, science “lab” was about following directions and if you didn’t get the correct result, you were wrong. That is a great way to kill anyone’s curiosity or love of true science. Don’t let that happen with your kids! Read More

Silver Ball Museum Arcade

While on vacation on the Jersey Shore, my family and I checked out the Silver Ball Museum Arcade in Asbury Park. It was clean, well-lit, and you paid $10 an hour for unlimited play on dozens and dozens of pinball machines dating from the 1930s on, and in working order! Read More

The Hobbit “Roll to Win Giveaway” Announced

To celebrate the arrival of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, in theaters December 14th, Lego is releasing the first installment of The Hobbit to a board game aisle near you. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey hit store shelves on October 1st and to help celebrate its arrival, Lego is hosting The Hobbit “Roll to Win Giveaway” on Lego Games Facebook page. Read More

Nerf Lazer Tag – GeekMom Tested. Bounty Hunter Approved

Hasbro has reinvented laser tag for the new generation; the apple generation that is. I first learned about the system earlier this year and it looked promising. I’m happy to say that the fleshed out product is just as much fun as it was originally advertised. Compatible with the iPhone (3GS and up) and iPod (4th generation and up), this new laser tag is a ton of fun for the entire family. Read More

Geek Nation Tours Oh, The Places Geeks Go!

If you happen to be planning a trip to Italy, then you want someone who speaks Italian as your guide. If you’re going to backpack through the Swiss Alps, then you want someone who knows the best places to stop and camp for the night. But if you’re a geek, and you want to check out a convention, then… Read More

Hallmark BlogOut Challenge: Family Time Offline

One of the biggest challenges many families face is spending good, quality time together. Especially as children get older and become involved in sports and their own social lives, finding opportunities to just be with each other becomes more difficult. Sometimes, even though everyone is at home, each is engaged with one kind of screen or another so they… Read More

First Time at the Movies!

My husband and I are avid movie goers. When we were first dating, we would go see two, sometimes three movies in one day. We still love the movies, and still go all the time, though often not together if we can’t find a sitter. Our local theater has a program where you can see… Read More