Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: September 2014

Time Shift Your TV – Transparent

Time Shift Your TV – Transparent

A very modern, new family drama has arrived as part of the fall TV season, and this one is web-based. It’s Amazon’s original series, Transparent. All 10 episodes arrived on Friday and are available for viewing. The series is earning raves from TV critics, who […]

Innovation Nation

Innovation Nation

A new series is joining the “The CBS Dream Team, it’s Epic!” programming block on Saturday mornings. It’s titled The Henry Ford’s Innovation Nation. Mo Rocca is the host. It would have been nice to just call it Innovation Nation, but CBS partnered with The […]

Fall into Sleep

Fall into Sleep

Fall is a beautiful time, full of colorful leaves, crisp juicy apples and bright round pumpkins. It’s also a time of year when all bedtime routines and sleep patterns get thrown completely out of whack. No matter what age, sleep patterns are thrown askew as […]

Learning how to study without 600 TC Egyptian cotton sheets

Learning how to study without 600 TC Egyptian cotton sheets

When I headed off for college, (back in the dark ages) I had a hand-me-down-comforter, bed sheets from the bottom of the linen closet, some plastic storage cubes and a half a dozen free posters given out at a local promotion. There wasn’t even such a […]

I Am Eleven

I Am Eleven

On the heels of the delightful Boyhood movie comes another charming film focused on children. I Am Eleven, which opened in U.S. theaters this past weekend, looks at what it’s like to be 11. Do you remember where you were at that age? What you […]