Articles By: Jeff

Baze and His Silly Friends – Toddlerville CD Review

Baze and His Silly Friends – Toddlerville CD Review BAZE AND HIS SILLY FRIENDS “TODDLERVILLE” The Sound: Power pop for preschoolers. In the Cafeteria, They Sit With: Daddy A Go Go, Jetta and the Jellybeans, Monty Harper Best Moments: “This is Your Body” exudes a nostalgic “Happy Days” vibe while teaching kids about... February 22nd, 2010 | OWTK Kindie Album Reviews | Read More

Evolvems – Intelligently Designed Plush

Evolvems – Intelligently Designed Plush My 1st interaction with Evolvems was nearly a year ago, at the 2009 NYC Toy Fair.  There, in that cavernous space, creator Avram Kaufman had a small booth filled with just a couple prototypes of his visionary scientastic toys and some brochures.  Like many inventors/entrepreneurs downstairs at the... January 8th, 2010 | OWTK Toy News & Reviews | Read More

Weekend Plans

Weekend Plans It’s been forever since we’ve seen a kid’s concert.  Halloween, I think.   Okay, maybe that’s not “forever”, but for us a 6-week absence sure as heck feels like an eternity. That all changes this weekend as Debbie & Friends roll through town.  We’re... December 9th, 2009 | So Much Time So Little To Do | Read More

I Love Him and You Should Too

I Love Him and You Should Too Seeing Bill Harley live is something every parent, child, music lover, story aficionado and, well, english-speaking human being should experience at least once in their life.  He is Bill Cosby and John Denver, all rolled up into one. The Mrs. and I saw him perform an “adult show” inside... November 17th, 2009 | Bill Harley, OWTK Kid's Concert Reviews | Read More

Momslikeme (and you should too)

Momslikeme (and you should too) There is so much potential humor in me guest posting on a site called Momslikeme.com, but (and you should too) is all I’m going to take advantage of.  I managed to write 600+ words and not mention a single kid’s CD or book…amazing, I know.  Instead, for my 1st guest post on... November 16th, 2009 | OWTK Kindie Music News | Read More

Doomed to Dance – Ivy & Bean Book Review

Doomed to Dance – Ivy & Bean Book Review I reckon there is a healthy debate over which series of books rule the roost for the 5-9 female demographic.  Junie B. Jones is sure to have her legion of supporters, as will The Baby-sitters Club and The Adventures of the Bailey School Kids, but it’s a pair of 7 year old ladies that intrigue... November 13th, 2009 | Ivy and Bean, OWTK KidLit + Comics | Read More

The Hipwaders – A Kindie Christmas CD Review

The Hipwaders – A Kindie Christmas CD Review THE HIPWADERS “A KINDIE CHRISTMAS” The Sound: A little bit of Pernice Brothers and a dash of mid-80’s R.E.M. – a melodic college rock vibe.     In the Cafeteria, They Sit With: Brady Rymer, Eric Herman, The Baby Grands Best Moments: Stand-out tracks “Wake... November 12th, 2009 | OWTK Kindie Album Reviews | Read More

Rita and Whatsit

Rita and Whatsit A snappy little girl and a dog without a proper name take centerstage in this new-ish series of books from author Jean-Philippe Arrou-Vignod and illustrator Olivier Tallec.  Currently there are 3 volumes available from Chronicle Books, although it appears there were some previously published editions... November 11th, 2009 | OWTK KidLit + Comics | Read More
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