Children's Toy & Media Reviews Since 1978

Month: November 2014

Kids Place Live/Parents’ Choice Holiday Guide

Kids Place Live/Parents’ Choice Holiday Guide

The 2014 Kids Place Live/Parents’ Choice Singable Holiday Guide is here! Follow along with (Absolutely) Mindy Thomas and Claire Green as they sing and chat their way through some of the fun-est, smartest, and loveable toys of the year. The show will air throughout Thanksgiving […]

Language is a Funny Thing

Language is a Funny Thing

Language is a funny thing. Children learn by listening to their parents and we are always so thrilled when, without us realizing it, our kids have learned to associate words with meaning. Mommy. Daddy. Kitty. Hot. No. Children are amazing little sponges that pick up […]

Interstellar is BIG and bold

Interstellar is BIG and bold

  Interstellar, the PG-13 space movie, is BIG and bold. Humanity is in trouble. A blight is killing off the Earth’s crops. Drones are zooming randomly through the skies. And violent dust storms are making it really tough to keep the house – and everyone’s […]

Mom Camp

Mom Camp

An amazing thing happened in our house last week. My teenage daughter gave me what was simply one of the best compliments—inadvertently, of course. More than a boost for my self-esteem it was reinforcement for all parents, who, with the help of YouTube, Pinterest, lots […]

That First Kiss

That First Kiss

That first kiss. Those awkward junior high years. Life in suburbia for Kevin Arnold in 1968 was one challenge after another. And The Wonder Years captured it all perfectly. The TV series debuted in 1988, amusing and delighting viewers with the story of a family […]