Game Walkthroughs Aren’t Cheating—They’re Research

If you’ve watched your kids struggle with a game, then head to Google and suddenly come back and easily move on to the next level, you might wonder if they’re cheating....Read More

6 Great Games for Homeschooling Families

Between 1999 and 2012, the number of children being homeschooled in the U.S. doubled. While the reasons for this increase vary, one significant advantage to homeschooling today is our access to...Read More

Setting Game Limits When You’re Not a Parent

My nephew Austin stares at a picture of a rugged man with an eye patch as the image stares back. A few days earlier, I’d been replaying missions in Metal...Read More

Parents Need to Participate in Their Kids’ Online Gaming

It was a startling and bizarre thing to see early in the morning. I was checking my guild’s website while enjoying my first coffee of the day. On the front...Read More

Parenting Styles: 9 Tips for Dealing With Parents Who Judge You for Letting Your Kids Play Video Games

Let’s face it: parenting styles differ, and one place they collide is around the question of whether you let your kids play video games. If you do let your kids...Read More

[Video Games 101] What the Heck is a “Let’s Play,” OR Why Does My Kid Watch Videos of People Playing Video Games?

This post is the first in a series that addresses the needs of the parent who “just doesn’t get video games.” I’m here to catch you up, Clueless Parent! Parents...Read More

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Gaming Safety Tips for Parents and Children

Video games are a way of life for many families. The positive effects of gaming are too numerous to count. Gaming gives families a chance to play together and enjoy...Read More

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