Tag Archives: gaming

Football and the Digital Mom

Youth football season has come to an end for my two Tiger teams. Here’s what we’ve learned. Continue reading

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Mario’s Origins

My kids got a kick out of this: Mario (of Nintendo Super Mario fame) is named after a real man. Continue reading

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Birthday: Digital v. Unplugged

Today is Rose Red’s 9th birthday. Before today I might have described her as the most thoughtful member of the household, but she seems to have inspired her brothers to greatness. Continue reading

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RuneScape Abandoned

Five months ago RuneScape was the only thing Cool Breeze could talk or think about. The mmorpg (massive multiplayer online role-playing game) consumed the then 10-year-old. I listened in during a car ride as he and a friend talked for 40 … Continue reading

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Motivated to Save

Because digital gadgets are so expensive, my purchase of them is limited to birthdays and Christmas. What that means is that my kids have become quite adept at saving up for things they want. Let me say that another way: my oldest has become adept at getting his siblings to join in saving for things he’s got his eye on but thinks they’ll enjoy too. Continue reading

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On alert for video game rash

Well, thought I could relax.  It now seems that a new danger is lurking for digital moms to worry about — PlayStation palmar hidradenitis. The BBC reported in February that a 12-year-old girl received treatment in a Swiss hospital for … Continue reading

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Maybe I can relax – a little

I think all digital moms worry about the amount of “screen time” we allow our kids. I sometimes have to step back and realize that my kids are active and healthy. They enjoy many different activities and know how to have fun in many different ways. Continue reading

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