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Evil Genius Parent Award #35

The weather is crappy. Really really crappy. It’s cold, wet, and there’s only so much you can do in the confines of the Evil Genius Lair. BRING OUT THE BOARD GAMES!! EG History lesson – EG Dad and I are not known for our friendly, jovial, nature during board games. […]

Evil Genius Parent Award #34

Every Evil Genius Lair needs a First Aid kit. Something easily retrievable when minions are set alight, or eye-brows singed, or chocolate smeared across ceilings. However, I often wonder about exactly what needs to be in the EG First Aid kit. Bandages, band-aids, plaster tape – sure. We know all […]

The Flame Challenge – with Alan Alda

Spend a little time watching spawnlings at work play and you will start to see that science comes naturally to them. Seriously – science is an art form. It is purely about finding out how and why things happen. (Oxford Dictionary) Definition of science (noun) The intellectual and practical activity encompassing […]

Evil Genius Parent Award #33

It is that time of year again. If you’re North of the border, you’re hitting Summer Holidays. Zombies (teens with default “I’m bored” settings); Vampires (pre-teens with inability to earn their own money, drive themselves anywhere, and clean up own mess); and Trolls (creative parents on the web who brag […]

Evil Genius Parent Award #32

Father’s Day is approaching for minions in the United States of America. For Mother’s Day last month, EG Dad received a little robot vacuum cleaner. Yes, I know – EG MUM is supposed to receive on Mother’s Day, not EG Dad. But hey, this was given to him (a prize […]