VIDEO: What Do Kids Think About Violent Video Games?

There has been a renewed discussion about violent video games and the correlation with real life violence.  This discussion crops up after every tragic mass shooting since the gunman more likely than not also played a lot of games like Grand Theft Auto or other violent games. I’m not going to wade into this debate […]

KidzVuz 2.0 A Site is (re) Born

Consider this a sonogram of sorts.  A sneak peek at what is about to launch on to the web on Monday, October 3rd.  You can see our current version of KidzVuz now.  But, here’s a Wordless Wednesday of what’s about to launch. KidzVuz is a site exclusively for kids ages 7-12 where they can create […]

Just Dance Kids! Another Great UbiSoft Game Giveaway!

One of my fears as a mom is that as winter approaches my daughters will spend more and more time indoors being sedentary with unspent energy making all of us a little nuts.  So, I love Wii games that get my girls moving.  Just Dance Kids is one of those games.  First of all my […]

Kicking off the Holidays: Petz Nursery 2 Giveaway

This post is part of a sponsored series from Ubisoft, celebrating “12 Days of Giveaways.” See below for how you can enter up to 12 times to win fun and family-friendly video games. I am allergic to dogs, and cats, and rabbits, and hamsters…you get the idea.  So of course my daughters are obsessed with […]

It’s a LEGO Universe – And My Whole Family’s Living In It

I love LEGO and I suppose it’s in my DNA because my daughters, particularly one of them, are LEGO building fanatics.  Give her a giant bucket of multicolored bricks and she’s off constructing every animal, structure and vehicle she can dream up.  My daughters also inherited my gamer geek gene (and their dad’s – I […]

The World May Be Virtual, But the Hurt Feelings Are Real

My daughter came into the living room with tears in her eyes, a big pouty lower lip and a look of pure devastation on her face one Saturday morning.  I asked her what was wrong – did she fall off her chair?  Bang her knee?  Stub her toe?  No.  It’s turns out that while playing […]

My Daughters’ Review of Sandlot Sluggers for the Wii

So, I’m not a big “reviewer” per se.  Opinions?  Sure I’ve got a ton of them, but I’m not a sit down and review a product kind of girl.  But sometimes a fellow fabulous momblogger and PR maven extraordinaire like Beth Feldman will invite me to an event with my kids like this one for […]

Wii Are Family

Yes we are the last people on the planet to get a Wii.  I resisted not because I was afraid that my 7-year-old daughters would be hooked and play video games at the expense of their insane imaginations.  No, I resisted because I am a recovering addict.  I have fallen down the deep dark hole […]