• Short Stories

    Kyanalea:The Awakening

    “Weeeee!!!” Kyanalea sequealed, she swung from the tree branches weaving in and out as fast as she could. The cool air blew through her long auburn hair, “You won’t win!” she exclaimed as she raced the Black Panther, whom she called Nalia, up the ancient tree. Nalia’s long nails and cat like ways allowed her to lunge faster up the tree then Kyanalea. The race didn’t matter; Kyanalea simply loved being among nature and anywhere but the stifling confines of home. “You beat me, Nalia,” Kyanalea she gasped out of breath, “but it’s okay, I’ll get you next time.” Nalia nuzzled her face into Kyanalea hands, as they sat at…

  • Raising Meeples

    Gaming as a Mom, How to have the best experience

    I know what you’re thinking, it shouldn’t be any different. Yet why do I feel like I’m the third wheel every game night? If you’ve read my about me, you know that I have two little kids. I’m also a stay at home mom, so I’m practically with them 24/7. Every Friday night we have game night, and once my two get tucked into bed, mama gets to have some fun without the kids. I look forward to Friday’s all week, but sometimes they don’t go as planned. Ever been there? They baby wakes up, the toddlers thirsty, no one wants to sleep and I end up bowing out or…