Guest Post – Tech Initiatives for Children

Today’s a landmark day here at Mommy’s Busy, Go Ask Daddy. You’re about to read the very first guest post on here! Oliver pitched me an article that certainly caught my attention: Getting kids into technology. I’ve written about my son being a keynote speaker at MIT for his programming project, as well as various homemade movies and all sorts of Lego projects both my sons have been involved with. So I’m more than pleased …

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We’ve Got to Go Back to the Lego Future!

Lego continues to out-cool itself on a regular basis. First Star Wars. Then Batman. Then Avengers. And recently, Hobbit Lego sets. We are truly living in a Lego Paradise. So what’s the latest and greatest theme that Lego is embracing? None other than the entire Back to the Future franchise! Great Scott! Lego has officially approved a Back to the Future licensed set for 2013, featuring Doc Brown, Marty McFly and the only car cooler …

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Yoga Meets Video Games

So yeah. This is how I found Jason this morning in the Great Room playing Lego Indiana Jones on the Wii. He actually stayed in this position for quite awhile moving his legs up and down. Allie and I are pretty sure that all the video game exercise Jason does is what keeps him so skinny. The kid just can’t sit still if he’s on the Wii. If he were playing checkers on the Wii …

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Happy 80th Birthday, Lego!

Happy 80th Birthday Party

Lego is celebrating its 80th Birthday today and man, the company doesn’t look a day over 30, does it? I’ve loved (read: Obsessed over) Legos my whole life. I spent many a childhood on the Lego Moon with all my Lego minifig astronauts. I customized my own Lego superheroes (with a little imagination, those astronaut jetpacks can also work as capes). As an adult, I still love Legos. My kids love Legos. The toys, the …

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