Around these parts, it's all boy.  With a 6 year old and almost-9-year old, we don't have many things that are girly or not macho.  So I get kind of excited when they like playing with what I call an "all play," a game or something that's good for boys and girls and something I can get into with them! Our latest "all play" discovery is Art … [Read more...]

For my kids and apparently tons of other kids according to my Facebook friends, Skylanders Spryo's Adventure is the game hit of the season. If you have a game system, this one is available to you: it comes for the Wii, Nintendo 3DS, Xbox 360, Playstation or PC. Just about any kid can participate in this game. The appeal? Little characters that … [Read more...]

Although I don't have a girl, even I can appreciate the coolness of this game for the Nintendo DS for a girl.  Last month I had a lunch with a rep from Ubisoft, the developers of Style Lab's Jewelry Design.  I was particularly impressed with this game and instantly envisioned my 13-year-old niece playing with it. The game itself is pretty … [Read more...]