Hatchimals Guide for Parents

If you are a parent of a child between the ages of 4 through 10, then you’ve probably heard about the hottest toy of 2016: Hatchimals.  They’re an unexpected hit by the SpinMaster toy company and they’ve become one of the most requested toys of the...

Odd Squad Live Review

Odd Squad Live bills itself as a theatrical production version of the popular PBS kids educational comedy show Odd Squad. The TV show version of Odd Squad is a comedic show aimed at kids aged 5 through 8 that hopes to teach kids how to use math to solve problems. The...

The End of Bedtime Stories

It was a pretty good run, those eight and a half years.  We explored a lot of lands, made some great friends and shared a lot of laughs along the way.  We jumped from one adventure to the next, rode the seas with pirates, flew in rocket ships to distant planets and...

A Blog About Life and Death

This is a blog about life and death. Most blogs are about life. Eating lunch, going to the park, visiting friends, traveling around the world… all those things are part of life.  And many of the things that you’ll find on the internet fall into the same...

2014 Christmas TV Specials for Kids

I got tired of trying to find a simple list of Christmas TV specials for the kids this year, so I went ahead and compiled my own. All times are Eastern Standard Time.  You should probably check your local listings to be sure regional events and sports broadcasts are...

Batman The Cheetah Caper – A Big Little Book Review

My son and I have been reading bedtime stories together since he was a baby, so we were excited when we had a chance to increase our personal library with a pile of “Big Little Books” from my parent’s attic. Big Little Books in the late 60’s...