Inexpensive, Classic Christmas Gift Ideas for Children: $10 or Less, No Batteries Required

These classic Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers will make the children on Santa’s “nice” list smile, and won’t break your holiday budget. Trendy electronic toys and gadgets are fun for a short time, but a lot of these less-expensive toys, games, and art supplies will delight and entertain children for years to come.    … Continue reading Inexpensive, Classic Christmas Gift Ideas for Children: $10 or Less, No Batteries Required

Growing Up in the 1980s: Things My Kids Should Know About My Childhood (Part 4)

1980s Video Games, Computer Games, Board Games, and Playground Games Previous posts in this series: Part One—a brief discussion of my favorite 1980s movies, the Reagan presidency, and Michael Jackson Part Two—a fun look back on my favorite ’80s television shows and books Part Three—a trip into my old toy chest full of ’80s treasures… Continue reading Growing Up in the 1980s: Things My Kids Should Know About My Childhood (Part 4)