Posts tagged "Pokemon"

The Lorax: A Children's Movie or Wake-up Call for Adults? Five Meaningful Things To Do With Kids After Leaving the Theater

The Lorax: A Children's Movie or Wake-up Call for Adults? Five Meaningful Things To Do With Kids After Leaving the Theater
In less than 24 hours, I will see The Lorax! Since my first glimpse of the movie trailer for The Lorax in October, I’ve been counting down the months, weeks and days until its release.  http://www.theloraxmovie.com/index.php#/splash My children have been looking forward to the movie theater popcorn saturated with butter-flavored oil. Tomorrow evening, I will... Read more »

Video Games: Gateway to Evil or Mother's Best Friends?

Video Games:  Gateway to Evil or Mother's Best Friends?
Video Games: Gateway to Evil or Mother’s Best Friend? Much to the chagrin of my children, my history of video games is rather brief: Intellivision → Atari → Computer Games → Handheld Nintendo Game Boy Sure, it was fun playing Space Invaders, Pac Man, Pong, Centipede and Marble Madness. But I was never the child... Read more »

Busted! A True Story about a Fourth-grader, his Adoring Mother and her Horrible Memory

I would have gotten away with it, at least for another year had it not been for my horrible memory.  And I scoffed at all those advertisements for the Nintendo Brain Age games.  Ha! What a fool I was!  If only I had spent my mornings solving cross word and Sudoku puzzles instead of watching... Read more »
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