Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: June 2014

Animal Rights … Or Wrongs?

Animal Rights … Or Wrongs?

Time Shift Your TV – Animal Rights … Or Wrongs? Helpless cute creature? Or important research tool? Animals rights debates have long raged among adults. And now in a Nick News with Linda Ellerbee special, the award-winning journalist gets kids from around the country talking […]

The Most Dangerous Activity of Summer

The Most Dangerous Activity of Summer

Check the news and you will hear many statistics on the dangers lurking outdoors. Biking without helmets; accidental drowning, unsafe drivers and even heatstroke. Still, the most dangerous activity is something we do everyday—probably too much—myself included. The single most detrimental activity your family can […]

Time Shift Your TV: The Star-Spangled Banner

Time Shift Your TV: The Star-Spangled Banner

The Fourth of July is just around the corner.   In the Washington, D.C.-area, the fencing is already up along the George Washington Parkway to help control crowds who want to watch the always-impressive national fireworks display from the Virginia side of the Potomac River. And […]

Complementary Activities

Complementary Activities

In gardening, there’s such a thing as companion plants, that when grown together, offer mutual benefit. Culinary enthusiasts pair wine with food for optimum taste. But did you ever consider complementing your child’s favorite sport with a “companion” activity? Experts have now realized that specialization […]

Time Shift Your TV – Soccer!

Time Shift Your TV – Soccer!

Is soccer a big sport in your house? It’s a big sport around the world. And right now, fans are watching and cheering their favorite countries in the 2014 World Cup, the global tournament in Brazil. Timed to coincide with that, PBS is airing a […]