Minecraft

Confessions of a Minecraft Dad

Larry Leach | Posted 03.02.2014 | Canada Alberta
Larry Leach

The game of Minecraft to a 40-something like myself looks like a 16 bit, pointless exercise. To a preteen of today, it has become obsession.

A Parent's Primer To Minecraft

Jeni Marinucci | Posted 09.19.2013 | Canada Living
Jeni Marinucci

Do you have a child between the ages of seven and "I-stopped-counting-after-the-third"? Did you also make the huge mistake of giving them access to electricity? Do they shout random terms like "Butter!" and "Creeper Lava Diamond Pig"? If you answered "yes," to any of these questions then it is likely you know my pain: Minecraft Mania.

I Hate Video Games, so Why is My Kid Playing Minecraft?

Paul Hughes | Posted 03.11.2013 | Canada Alberta
Paul Hughes

I was introduced to Minecraft by my son, who was nine at the time. I would ask him to stop watching Minecraft videos, which he seemed addicted to. When he started playing, I asked him to get off the computer and get outside. All parents do this, but few of us take the time to truly understand what it is our kids are really doing on that computer. Well my son, now 10, has taught me a huge lesson.