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 […]

Parenting Doesn’t Stop at The Computer Screen – Internet and Real Life Safety for Kids

Today over on the Blogging Angels Podcast I’m talking with my 3 co-hosts about when we let our kids move up the independence ladder.  Do you have filters on your computer and browsers?  At what age will you give your kid a cell phone?  Have you had the internet safety talk with your kids – […]

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 […]