by Cooper McHatton Ever since I could remember, I’ve been obsessed with LEGO. My obsession has taken over every shelf, every wall, every available open space. My room is a testament of my fierce loyalty. Many brands have attempted to emulate LEGO’s famous brick style, and I’ve been very apprehensive […]
A quick look at a handful of new apps for kids, including the just launched My PlayHome Stores!
The board game with no board blends the delicacy of Operation, the nervous energy of Jenga, and the vocab requirements of a Dabble or Scrabble, while also demanding mental agility, focus, patience, a dash of gumption, and a bit of physical strength.
We are lucky. Of course, the story, if told from then to now, is more involved than that. It always is. It always has to be. Our summers look a lot like what summers used to look like; kids running free inside and out of the house, bedtime routines lax, […]
We were warned. Rainbow Loom is taking youth culture by storm in a way not seen since Silly Bands. And we were warned. But unlike those passive shape-based rubber bands, shapes that, regardless of how clever in the package and on the floor waiting to be vacuumed up, take on […]
Some three decades after my first go-around with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, it’s once again ‘cowabunga time’ as my girls (and our cat) recently discovered, and have fallen in love with, the hard shelled pranksters Leonardo and Michelangelo, Donny and Raph. My memory, while still holding down the fort at […]