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Weed And Nintendo Taught Me A Valuable Lesson About Parenting

I imagine that parents get struck with a revelation in the process of rearing a child that helps them appreciate the enormity of the task before them. I say “imagine” because I’ve never had a child. At least, a real one. But I was struck by that revelation recently thanks…

The Weirdest Things My Miis Are Saying To Me

One thing people have always loved about The Sims is its quirky made-up language. It’s become so popular since the series debuted that fans now affectionately refer to it as “Simlish.” It doesn’t make much sense, but half the fun comes from deciphering what sims are trying to tell you…

Tomodachi Life Is Putting Me To Sleep (In A Good Way)

“Maybe you don’t know what the nights are like for people who can’t sleep,” the poet Rainer Maria Rilke wrote in his Book of Hours. I’ve fought with insomnia as long as I can remember. Rilke’s line here has always struck me as the best description I’ve read of the…