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Be Our Guest | By Laura Fries
We’ve all read the stories about those amazing people that adopt numerous kids and seem to have endless compassion and patience. We often wonder if they have super-human ability or if we could ever be that type of family. It is a major life commitment, not right for everyone. For families who have room in [...]
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The Making of a Classic | By Laura Fries
There’s no real formula for what makes a TV show a classic. Baby boomer nostalgia may play a big part, but if was just all about the memories, how come “A Garfield Halloween” doesn’t run every year? Little did Lee Mendelson, Bill Melendez and Charles M. Schulz realize back in 1966 that “It’s The Great [...]
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Parents’ Choice Awards: Fall 2014 Toys and Games | By Claire S. Green
We’re so pleased to announce the winners of the Fall 2014 Parents’ Choice Toy Awards! Beginning with the New York Toy Fair in February, we see hundreds of toys and games throughout the year. We work hard to find toys and games that help kids think, question, tinker and play. The 2014 Parents’ Choice Award [...]
Blaze aims to fire up STEM smarts | By Ann Oldenburg
I was skeptical. I’m always skeptical when cartoon TV shows targeted at preschoolers promise to include a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) curriculum. But Blaze does it. Blaze is a monster truck, driven by A.J., who is 8. They’re the stars of new Nickelodeon show, Blaze and the Monster Machines, an animated series that [...]
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The War on Candy | By Laura Fries
Halloween will soon be upon us but the really scary action is all over the internet. We’re not talking horror movie clips or creepy yard decorations. It’s the fight over Halloween candy on social media and it’s been getting really ugly. Very little escapes controversy anymore, and while Halloween has had its fair share of issues, the [...]
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