Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: October 2011

Time Shift Your TV – America in Primetime

Time Shift Your TV – America in Primetime

A TV series about television? Sounds like maybe the last thing you’d want to watch, but PBS’ new four-part documentary called America in Primetime is well worth your viewing time.

The Future of Picture Books Is Bright

The Future of Picture Books Is Bright

“We are tired of hearing the picture book is in trouble and tired of pretending it is not.”

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

How do we unplug without becoming isolated? What can we do now (short of traveling back in time), to get back to the simple life?

The People in Your Neighborhood

The People in Your Neighborhood

The real fact, is that home life is far more complicated than that, and according to urbanists, our world, and the way we live, is evolving. The old models of life in suburbs don’t hold true.

Time Shift Your TV – Halloween Edition

Time Shift Your TV – Halloween Edition

A good show can evoke emotion, teach a lesson, prompt a conversation. And some shows become rituals, to be shared as a family through the years.