Surviving a Comic Con with Your Teenager

While my child-related Comic Con expertise lies in the little kid stuff, today's guest blogger Emily Parker from The6Parkers is taking up the challenge of bringing teenagers to a convention. From group cosplay to just getting them to put down their phones, Emily dishes out a little advice based on her daily experience of raising … Continue reading Surviving a Comic Con with Your Teenager

Keane Interest: WasabiCon, 10/Six Grille, It’s Fall Y’all and Inspirational Shirts for Kids

This past week we went to WasabiCon, had lunch at the new 10/Six Grille, enjoyed the cooler weather and tried out cute inspirational shirts for kids from IWillBeWhatIsee.com. WasabiCon 2019 The con was packed when we arrived on Saturday! Try as I might, my little sidekick refused to dress up at all. This was the … Continue reading Keane Interest: WasabiCon, 10/Six Grille, It’s Fall Y’all and Inspirational Shirts for Kids

What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

WasabiCon started in 2012 and is now the longest running pop culture convention in Jacksonville, FL. It's a two-day weekend event usually held near the end of October. The name may lead you to believe it's all about anime, but it covers all the fandoms and you'll find a little bit of everything related to … Continue reading What to Expect at WasabiCon: A Celebration of Pop Culture

Taking Kids to Comic Cons – 10 Tips from a Cosplay Mom

I've been dressing up and attending Comic Con-type conventions for about 15 years, but being a cosplay mom and taking a child with me was an entirely new experience. My usual plan was just show up, take a lot of pictures and basically party all day and night. Suddenly I had to plan around nap … Continue reading Taking Kids to Comic Cons – 10 Tips from a Cosplay Mom

Fun Day at Jacksonville Beaches Library ComicCon

For the past seven years, the Beaches Library, located in Neptune Beach, FL, has thrown a ComicCon complete with comics, vendors, panels and cosplay. Each year it gets better and better! We had a great time this year doing all the kid's activities. The event is usually held sometime in April and is always free to … Continue reading Fun Day at Jacksonville Beaches Library ComicCon

What to Expect at a Comic Con

When I started going to comic con-type events, there were only a handful. Most people know the big one - San Diego Comic Con. And if you are in the Southeast, DragonCon is the big destination. Over the last 10 years more and more comic cons have popped up. So much that you can't go … Continue reading What to Expect at a Comic Con

May 5th – A Day of Comics and Margaritas

This Saturday is a double whammy of Cinco de Mayo and Free Comic Book Day! Many of you may be thinking “Woohoo! Margaritas! Now what’s this about free comics and why do I care?” If you have kids, drinking margaritas all day may not be the best way to celebrate May 5th this year. Ok, … Continue reading May 5th – A Day of Comics and Margaritas