Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: January 2012

Time Shift Your TV: The Super Bowl?

Time Shift Your TV: The Super Bowl?

The Super Bowl on Sunday (Fox, 6 p.m.) is one of the biggest television events of the year, with more than 100 million viewers expected to tune in. The halftime show – Madonna is performing this time – and its commercials are at the center of as much hype as the football contest itself.

What Shall I Be?

What Shall I Be?

With the exception of the few characters like Lois Lane, women worked as homemakers, housekeepers or school teachers according to early TV shows.

Sing-Play and the gentle art of song to bond with your baby

Sing-Play and the gentle art of song to bond with your baby

New parents enter parenthood with a variety of comfort levels regarding every aspect of caring for their baby, but they ALL have an innate desire to bond. Long before there were electronics to soothe, distract, and comfort baby, parents, siblings, grandparents and those in a new baby’s circle of love did all the work.

Time Shift Your TV: Lady Gaga

Time Shift Your TV: Lady Gaga

Parents’ Choice recommending Lady Gaga? Yes, when she’s paired with Tony Bennett.

Piracy

Piracy

As the debate over SOPA continues in the news and on social networks, it makes for a good opportunity to talk about piracy–and censorship– as a family.