Don’t be the LEGO Movie Dad

I am a guest blogger today on a blog for gamers called 3-Sided Die. My post is entitled “4 Ways to Avoid Becoming the LEGO Movie Dad.” If you’re a gamer of any kind (video games, RPG’s, MMO’s, tabletop games, etc. etc.), and if you’re a parent (moms included), then this post is for you! I’ve posted an excerpt below. Read the whole post here.

Will Ferrell Lego Movie


I don’t want to be like the Lego Movie guy. You know the guy I’m talking about, the dad.Will Ferrell’s character.

Fictional characters are memorable when they’re built on a grain of truth. I think one of the reasons the end of the Lego Movie is compelling is because we all know someone just like that guy. [spoiler alert] We all know a dad who won’t let his kids play with his toys. A dad who has taken his hobby to a place where it’s not just a hobby anymore, it’s an obsession.

Is obsession too strong a word? Maybe, but hear me out.

Read the rest at 3-Sided


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