FireFly Fluxx Will Complete Your Family Game Night

Do you recall those long boring nights sitting around the dinner table waiting for someone to win Monopoly? The game should’ve ended hours ago, only a certain result of the dice would end this tortuous evening. The chance of you edging out a victory hinged on your token landing on free parking sixty times in row, […]

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New LEGO BOOK Gets Medieval

LEGOs, just about every person I know has, at one time in their life, played with these colorful simple interlocking blocks. People have been building automobiles, spaceships, monsters and even castles for over 60 years. Like many of you, I still have my LEGOs that I had as a child. An heirloom ready to hand down […]

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Game Art Inspires Children To Become Video Game Designers

Game Art by Matt Sainsbury is more than just a coffee table book. It’s a great way to inspire kids who may want to get into the world of game design, or truthfully, any form of art. It’s all about the vision and the process. The book begins with a preface reminding the reader that […]

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9 Reasons Why We Need More Parents Like You

1. You believe in science. Evolution? Check! Climate Change? Check! Space Exploration? Check!   2. You don’t feel the need to schedule every minute of your child’s day. You are a big believer of unorganized play.   3. You read to your child as much as possible. The benefits of reading to toddlers and little kids […]

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Kickstarter Diary

I thought you guys might like to know a little more about what we’re doing to Kickstart the Kickstarter. As much as I’d love to pop some popcorn and watch the pledges roll in, there’s a lot of work to do. I owe it to the people who’ve pledged so far and all of the hours of creative work that’s gone into this to get it in front of as many eyes as possible so we can get to work printing our new shirts!

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What’s Wrong With the Word “Heroine?”

You probably like Breaking Bad, and I don’t blame you. The narrative was tight, the themes were fresh and the main character was a relateable bad guy, which is a pretty novel trope these days. I watched the whole thing (like actually watched it without also looking at my phone), and while I was optimistically […]

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The Problem With Pink

As I chose outfits for my Barbies and baby dolls, I longed for the day I would finally have a daughter to dress all in pink. Now that she’s here, I’d like to think I know better.

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4 Ways Working Parents Can Bond with Their Toddlers

Ever since his first day back to work after we came home from the hospital with her, he has a little sadness in his eyes every morning as he walks out the door. He’s not one to complain, but sometimes he lists off the things he’s missed – the first time she said a real […]

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The 10 Best Free Things to Do with Kids This Summer

Sometime around 3:30pm today, I heard a bunch of screaming kids running down the street. I looked outside to see a big group of elementary aged kids running down the sidewalk, yelling the names of the kids on my block who promptly ran out of their houses and joined the stampede. I can only guess that […]

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