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October 2017

Personal By On October 30, 2017

Going Bump In the Night

I’ve always loved Halloween; my mom would always make us fun costumes to wear, and when I got older I loved handing out candy to the kids. I love the creativity that people show on Halloween. I also love things that are spooky but cute, like the Nightmare Before Christmas. Here’s a spooky story for Halloween: It’s a quiet evening…

Family / Reflections By On October 28, 2017

A Tired Mom’s Call to Stay Attuned

I’m typing this on my phone quickly after a long, tiring and fun day. The little ones are in bed, and Matt’s still at work, so I’m taking a little time to myself. Today Super Mario Odyssey came out in stores, and into our house. And Player 3 got his promised Mario time, so with Player 4 cuddled in my…

Family / Gaming / Parenting / Reviews By On October 25, 2017

Gaming with Toddlers: DuckTales Remastered.

DuckTales: Remastered Sarah’s Rating: 7/10 Rated:E Platforms: Playstation 3, XBox 360, Wii U, PC, Steam, IOS, Android, Windows Phone Developer: WayForward Publisher: Capcom Genre: 2D  Platformer Yesterday was an exciting day in Player 3’s life. He got to complete his first video game with Mom and Dad; we completed DuckTales Remastered on the Playstation 3. DuckTales has recently been a staple…

Family / Parenting By On October 7, 2017

Adventure Time: An afternoon at the Connor Prairie Interactive History Park

I’m an absolute sucker for museums, and growing up outside of Washington D.C., I took advantage of the Smithsonian Institute’s many offerings regularly. I loved going downtown, picking a museum and wandering through it’s collections; absorbing the history, art or science at my own pace. However, with two little kids, museum trips are fewer and farther between, and focused on…