Category: Entertainment

A Reliable Mr. Linky

Saturday I wrote that my son and I saw Milkshake the Band in concert. A truly great show for kids. Good music, glorious weather, and a super enthusiastic band of musicians. As the concert closed up, my son and I…

Milkshake Band in Concert!

Mikel signs the CD! Lisa! Milkshake was awesome. We arrived late after an early snafu of leaving the battery for the camera at home. Battery retrieved and we were on our way. The concert was set up outside the Westview…

PBS to the Rescue, Again!

With the kid in school for the whole day, I’m missing the Sesame Street/PBS action. I’m a long-time watcher…started around age 4 when my family moved to America. Three channels — totally precable — black and white TV, even. PBS…

Jumpstart Adventures

Looking for safe, learning fun! Jumpstart.com is the answer! JumpStart is an award-winning adventure-based 3D virtual world that is super-personalized, wildly imaginative and really fun, but don’t let that fool you – it also teaches math, reading, and critical thinking…

LeapFrog Text and Learn

Have I mentioned that I’m a winning machine? Yes, just about every week I win something or so it seems. I know I sound braggy, but if it were not for winning prizes and getting free stuff to review I…

Moms and Drinking

What is your stance on moms and alcohol? I’m not teetotal or antialcohol. After a day with kids I’ve been known to open up a can — uh bottle — of rum and make a RUM with a splash of…

Mom’s Nite Out

Mom’s Nite Out, a venture between MomSelect/Maria Bailey and many vendors, was a raging success. The event held in early May was a fun night for moms to get out with friends and have a much-needed rest from the day-to-day…

You Might Be an 80s Girl If You…

Hands up if you remember the following: Kodak Disc Cameras 5 1/4″ floppy disks Macintosh computers that were a rectangular boxy shape record players with flimsy wooden speakers but wihout a tape deck Sony Walkmans — so bulky that you…