Category Archives: Television

22-minute Shows Are Worthless

It’s 9:07 a.m.  Dora is on to give me a few minutes while I try to make breakfast for everyone.  I manage to clean out the dishwasher and fix my coffee before 9:22 a.m. when I hear “Mama.  Mama!  Glasses!  … Continue reading

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Never Too Young to be a Consumer

As we approach the Christmas season, I’m noticing more commercial time in between Dora and Diego.  So are my kids.  They’ve been able to resist the pull of flashy pink Barbie houses and shiny Big Wheels thus far.  I can … Continue reading

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The Morning Lineup

Three hours of television shows I never thought I’d ever watch in my life. I hope it helps you decide which one is right for your kid. Continue reading

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Moment of the Week – 5

My toddler would like a video.  And she doesn’t mind telling me all about it.

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The Word on the Street is: Disappointment

Having letters and numbers jump out of nowhere with no introduction in a sublime series of ”illogical surprises,” was apparently too much for today’s children to handle. So, now, we’re greeted with a hammer on the head at the beginning of each episode. Here is your letter. Here is your number. Here is your word. Here is your sign. Continue reading

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