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Feb27
Best Children’s Social Networks: Virtual Worlds– Virtual Sanity.

Best Children’s Social Networks: Virtual Worlds– Virtual Sanity.

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I tend to beat figurative dead horses. They stay still when they’re dead and make it easier to aim. The dead horse I am currently beating, or was until yesterday is Midwinter Vacation. Midwinter Break, another attempt by school administrators to make me crazy (-ier). I picture them in a meeting with a pie chart […]

Dec12
Melissa’s Anti-Gift Guide (Worst Children’s Toys)

Melissa’s Anti-Gift Guide (Worst Children’s Toys)

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I’m not someone who believes television is evil, because how can television be evil when Spongebob Squarepants is on it? No television isn’t evil, but advertising is (also, my husband works in advertising….hmm…). I know how to say no to my kids, so when they ask for every single thing they see on television it […]

Dec06
Best Children’s Board Games (Please, save yourself from Trouble)

Best Children’s Board Games (Please, save yourself from Trouble)

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I know it’s getting a little heavy on the gift-giving Christmaukkah postings here, so let’s just call this: “Family Bonding Not Gifting!” I mentioned before I’m not particularly good at general “playing” with my kids. Meaning anything which involves freestyle imagination. My brain shuts down and I’m left wearing lots of beads, a tiara and […]

Apr11
Finfare for the Common Tot

Finfare for the Common Tot

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By Eden Marriott Kennedy You should have heard my son, Jackson, when he first got his hands on this pop-up book. He opened the first page and shouted, “WOW!” He turned the next page and became thoroughly entranced. “WOW,” he said. I left him in silence at the dining room table to go unload the […]

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Feb09

Dream, Draw and Dress

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By Melissa Summers Letting my daughter create her own t-shirt has been a lesson in letting go. When I first opened the package of Peace Monkey’s Do-It-Yourself Tees, I was instantly struck with the kind of crippling anxiety which will only grip an anally-retentive adult when faced with a permanent marker, a t-shirt and an […]

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