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“Family” Articles

12 Family-Friendly Films to Broaden Your Horizons

Tired of watching Frozen or Harry Potter for the millionth time? Check out our list of lesser-known family-friendly films!

Stuck at Home with Kids? This Frustrating Game Might Make You a Better Parent

You'll laugh, you'll cry (in frustration), and you might even yell at each other, but Overcooked builds stronger, healthier families in the end.

Ghosts of the Holidays

Writer Chris Fogle explains what Dickens' beloved story can teach us on worrying about the past, being present in the present and worrying about the future.

Bringing Your Family To A Knife Fight: How Family Matters In Children of Morta

Can a game pull off a class-based system where each character feels connected and like part of a family without a super cheesy story? Children of Morta does, and writer Cameron Franklin explains how.

LTN Con at a Glance

If you’ve spent time around the Love Thy Nerd community you’ve probably heard about LTN Con, the annual Love Thy Nerd conference, held for the first time in October of this year. But if you missed out, I’d like to bring you a peek into what it was like to be there! LTN Con was […]

Betrayal Legacy and the Skeletons In Our Closets

Lisa Eldred writes how a campaign of Betrayal Legacy reminded her of not only her own family tree but of another -the Messiah.

Leaning On Each Other: Shazam!

Drew Hood takes a look at DC's Shazam! and why a superhero story that focuses on family, trust and encouragement is exactly what the world needs.

Anime Imitates Life: Encouragement from Fairy Tail and My Hero Academia

Fairy Tail and My Hero Academia encouraged Brittany to find her purpose, pursue her dreams, and never give up.

The Umbrella Academy: Failing at Family

So often we ignore, isolate, and make our family feel irredeemable. But family, blood or found, should always be the people that the wounded can come home to.

The Ties That Bind – More Than Romance on Valentine’s Day

Spending time with people is work. There’s no way around that. Whether it’s a stranger or the person you know better than anyone else, it takes more than a smile and small talk to get through life in a way that makes all parties feel valued. These are the experiences that gave us pause and […]