• Alice at Naptime: Peace Within the Chaos of Baby

    Alice at Naptime: Peace Within the Chaos of Baby0

    Nine years ago, Shea Proulx discovered the same thing many parents discover: having a baby often means setting aside your work and creative goals. She also discovered that the tiny, fragile piece of her soul that she’d just produced could shape her creativity into something new. One of many pieces of advice tossed at new

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  • The Sims 4: Parenthood, or, how Millennials are Killing Family, Too

    The Sims 4: Parenthood, or, how Millennials are Killing Family, Too2

    The Sims 4 has been out for almost three years now, and I’ve been playing it almost since launch. I’ve bought DLC after DLC but, until now, none addressed my one major qualm about the base game: its lack of family-oriented gameplay features. But with the addition of the Toddler life-stage earlier this year, and

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  • Mom’N’Pop Culture: Summer Entertainment and Sanity

    Mom’N’Pop Culture: Summer Entertainment and Sanity0

    I had children for the same reason I got married—I wanted someone to share my life with. However, that does not mean I want to spend every waking moment with them. It’s a somewhat harsh truth, but I’m honest and not afraid to share this sentiment with my family. I’m an extreme introvert, and that means

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  • Toxic Lake Fish Mongers: Discount Salmon Review

    Toxic Lake Fish Mongers: Discount Salmon Review0

    • May 30, 2016

    Welcome to the first installment of Homegrown Guild, Chachi Bobinks’s new column about family-friendly gaming. This month she takes a look at Discount Salmon, an all-ages card game. Sometimes the only thing I want in life is a fun game I can play with my kids.

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