Education, Reviews, Toy Reviews

EXIT The Game brings the escape room experience to your home (ages 10+)

Comment: I was sent these games. Thank you to Thames & Kosmos for collaborating with Parenting Healthy

EXIT: The Game brings the escape room experience to your home

Have you ever experienced an escape room event? If you have teens and need a party gathering idea, I challenge you to try an actual escape room. Its puzzles and riddles that get you out of the rooms and the faster you solve them the faster you move to the Exit. EXIT The Game are games for ages 10+ (depending on the version as some are 12+ and 16+). These bring the escape room to your home!

EXIT The Game

Anthony is 12 and we first learned about EXIT The Game from Thames and Kosmos when we visited Sweet Suite Toy Fair in NYC a few years back. Anthony was a tad young, had never experienced an escape room but I thought these looked so fun. Now he is a few years older and I finally got my hands on a few to try.

Once we realized how to solve page 1 riddle we began to make more sense and moved through the rest – yes, we had to use all 3 hint cards but this was our first attempt. We played House of Riddles rated for his age and it was challenging, a good thing! See how hard he is contemplating below…

escape room game

I have not dug into The Catacombs of Horror as that is an expert level ages 16+ but we will graduate to that soon enough. The riddles are fun and perhaps there is a bit of a theme to the set of riddles as you turn each page.

The instruction booklet worked well for us, but the best way to learn to play EXIT The Game is to download the Kosmos Helper App. In the app, you can find animated explanations of the instructions and other helpful features for a selection of Kosmos games. Available on iOS and Android devices,

EXIT game rules

This is such a great sleepover game for tweens and teens. If you like challenging games and to witness your older child’s level of problem solving the family game nights will surely be fun and challenged with any of the EXIT The Game sets. Available from Thames & Kosmos as well as retailers such as Amazon.

Home, Reviews, Travel

Our Summer Travel Must Have – My Passport Go with Built-In Cable

Our Summer Travel Must Have - My Passport Go with Built-In Cable

With my frequent travels I have come to fall in love with chargers and gadgets that allow me to keep cords and batteries at home! If I can save space and not have to carry extra bulk around then it becomes an instant favorite. My recent gadget has already been out of town with us and is the best portable SSD I have seen – it is the My Passport Go.

portable SSD

It is this very feature above that captivates me as I get to keep my extra cord at home because this one is built-in. You can imagine with my own work, my husbands laptop for work and our 12year old’s many devices that gadgets with built-in cords are so handy and make the best ravel companions.

My Passport Go Features

  • SSD built for travel
  •  Shock-absorbing rubber bumper
  • Built-in cable
  • Drop-resistant up to 2 meters
  • Works with PS4 and XBOX One
  •  More than 2 times faster than typical portable hard disk drives
  • Includes automatic backup software1 for Windows and is also Time Machine compatible for Mac backup (reformatting required)
  • 500GB, 1TB or 2TB
  • Comes in blue or yellow
My Passport Go

This will be ready to use right out of the box on your PC or Mac. Make sure you can bring your files with you when you ravel and know they are ready to you in an instant and protected in the My Passport Go. Available from Western Digital, a leading storage company. Buy now at Western Digital or Amazon.

Books Reviews, Education, Reviews

Bring More Traffic to Your Website with the 30 Day Traffic Secrets Challenge

I wrote this sponsored post on behalf of Russell Brunson.

Bring More Traffic to Your Website

If you have searched for literature and tips to bringing more traffic to your website or customers to your product, then perhaps you have come across Russell Brunson’s book. I am in middle of his third book, Traffic Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Filling Your Websites and Funnels with Your Dream Customers, of the Secrets Trilogy

I have a blog and I don not sell product. However, this 30 Day Traffic Challenge is working fantastic for me because with the tips and workbook I am learning not only how to get more traffic but where to find it and what to do once I find my readers or potential readers.

Russell Brunson

Who is Russell Brunson?

The obvious answer to that is that he is the Author of The ‘Secrets Trilogy‘. He is also an entrepreneur or small business owner. He is the owner of a $100M software company called ClickFunnels a few years ago and when customers were not coming in and he feared he would not be able to make it he set out to try and gain new customers. It was harder than he thought and he and his team dug in and started a journey of learning where they could find and how to attract new customers. They found them his company became the fastest-growing non-venture backed software company in the world. He has gathered all of the tips and made them available in his book Traffic Secrets.

Traffic Secrets Book

Traffic Secrets Book Review

I have struggled lately with views. They remain at a plateau and it is so hard to find new followers. I know I give out great product reviews and gift guides. When a reader does find me, they tend to stay but naturally I am not very much of an extrovert and I think that comes out in my blog and the lack of ‘going out there’ and finding people.

As I dove into Traffic Secrets I began to see how to master evergreen traffic strategies in order to fill my website. Then as I worked through the paired workbook activities I am learning how to create funnels with my dream customers (I actually have a dream customer he helped me create in the beginning of the book)!

I am not through the entire book yet as there are exercises you do as you read through the chapters so you actually begin finding and keeping those readers beginning with the first chapter! This isn’t a book you read and one day ‘get to it’. This is a guide, a hand-holding bible for your website to actually take all of your hard work and actually gain customers and followers.

gain website traffic

Every year, tens of thousands of businesses start and fail because the entrepreneurs don’t understand this one essential skill which is understanding and practicing the art and science of getting consumers to find you. Bring More Traffic to Your Website!

If you are eager or in need of learning key strategies to increase your site traffic, then completing this 30-day challenge is for you!

You can find the book by Russell Brunson, Traffic Secrets: The Underground Playbook for Filling Your Websites and Funnels with Your Dream Customer right here!