The old stereotype of men playing video games while their wives and girlfriends stand and complain may be becoming a thing of the past. In fact, the roles may even be reversing a little. Data shows that more and more women are picking up the controller and playing both computer and video games more frequently. Gender Roles Incredibly, a 2012 study by the Entertainment Software Association showed that a whopping 47% of all game players are women. What’s even more astounding is that ... Continue Reading
Women are increasingly the gamers in the family.
Some great entertainment gifts for anyone on your list.
Finishing up the last of that holiday shopping can be really tough, especially when you’re out of ideas on what to buy. In a pinch, there’s one thing that almost everyone wants – to be entertained! Here are some great ideas that can be applied to almost any situation (you didn’t forget a gift for the Secret Santa thing at work again, did you?). Movie Theater Gift Certificates – These are great because most people really enjoy going to the movies but many of us balk at the ... Continue Reading
Using fitness video games to motivate parents and get fitness ideas to incorporate a daily workout routine.
The new year is the time to start making goals and many of us make a resolution surrounding fitness and getting healthy. Year after year we say, "I'm going to lose 20 pounds this year and start working out." Then reality sets in and we start to question how we're going to accomplish that goal. If you are anything like me, and have little time, the excuses start. I don’t want to join a gym. It’s too cold outside to start running. I can't possibly wake up any earlier in the morning. I ... Continue Reading
In a culture where children are increasingly sedentary and obesse, adding healthier habits to your child’s routine can be easy and painless.
Raising healthy kids is not easy. Picky eating, video games, piles of homework and fast-food campaigns are just some of the challenges facing parents today. Some days it may seem nearly impossible to instill healthy habits in our kids. The very best, and easiest way, to pass on healthy habits is to model them ourselves. And here are some other simple ways to sneak healthier habits into your kids' routines. Hide the veggies If your kids are notoriously picky eaters, the easiest way to sneak in ... Continue Reading