Gamer Unsupervised: Ideas and Lessons Your Gamer May be Learning While Nobody's Watching | PT 2: Sexism

Gamer Unsupervised: Ideas and Lessons Your Gamer May be Learning While Nobody's Watching | PT 2: Sexism

The second installment of our mini-blog series is here! We at Ukatsu are shedding light upon the not-so-positive themes gamers, including your children, hear and say on a regular basis.  Besides a healthy balance between fun and fitness, one of the greatest perks for any child attending Ukatsu is the supervision and empathy, as well as forgiveness when we have deeper conversations with your kids as to why the things they say or do might not be the smartest choice.

Setting Up Your Child For Success This Summer

Setting Up Your Child For Success This Summer

Summer can be a busy time for many parents. With organizing vacations, finding daycare options while balancing a full-time job, managing their children’s camps and activities, and preparing their kids for the next school year, the season typically associated with relaxation is anything but that. During all this chaos, it’s often easy to forget to check-in on what your child is doing in their spare time. Without the structure of the school year, many kids begin playing video games for hours on end, often without a purpose in their play and without breaks. The summer is a special opportunity for families to set specific goals and develop deeper relationships with one another, two things that can then be replicated year round. Check out these 5 Tips we suggest for making this summer a success for both you and your child! 

The Importance of Personal Time as an Adult

The Importance of Personal Time as an Adult

With the crazy fast-paced life many of us lead, it’s sometimes hard to slow down and take a moment to focus on yourself. You work all day at your job, the kids have after-school activities, dinner has to be made. You’re in college with classes, clubs, and meetings, all on top of figuring out how to be a functional adult. Or maybe it’s some kind of combination, or something completely different that’s keeping you running each day. No matter what pace your life takes, it’s extremely important to have times set aside for just you. In this week’s blog, we have a few helpful tips to get you started on that much needed personal time.