There’s Something in my Attic by Mercer Mayer: A Review

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It is always great when children’s books tackle different issues and teach kids new things. One of the great children’s book story themes are those that revolve around overcoming certain fears. There’s Something in My Attic by Mercer Mayer is one such story that carries with it lessons of courage and facing your fears, and…

THQ Family Fun Day – uDraw Tablet and Games Preview

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A few weeks ago, my family and I were invited to attend a preview of the new THQ uDraw Tablet and games.  The event, dubbed “THQ Family fun Day,” was held at the Setai Hotel in NYC.  This event was sooo much fun! As we entered the suite where the event was being held, we…

An Open Letter to the 2012 Presidential Candidates

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As a parent who is fed up with all the political nonsense nonsense going on in our country, I decided to join in on this virtual protest to let the politicians know that we as parents are looking for real change.  Our children’s futures are at stake!     Dear 2012 Presidential Candidates, We are…

Tiny Veins

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This weekend I went to the doctor for my annual physical.  I dread going for my physical because I am cursed with teeny, tiny veins.  Let me explain. Every year, without fail, the nurse or technician who is assigned to draw my blood cannot find my veins.  My veins are really tiny and so I…

Chuck Season 4 -The Ring Bearer

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Big Mike used to be Morgan’s boss.  In an earlier season, he dabbles in a little online dating and meets a great woman, Morgan’s mom.  In Chuck Season 4, we see that the roles have been reversed and Morgan is now Big Mike’s boss.  Morgan is a little uncomfortable with the fact that Big Mike…

What If Aliens Came to Earth? V Season 2 Episode 9

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For a long time, Anna has been trying to figure out how to control humans.  Throughout the series, she’s tried a few different methods, none of which have worked.  But in V Season 2, Episode 9, Anna makes a startling discover.  She learns that she she can control humans by using bliss.  Usually, when Anna…

Arthur’s Nose by Marc Brown: A Review

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It’s always great to have a children’s book that in a way goes back in time to the early life of a character that is much loved. Arthur has been the highly lovable, recognizable character in the Arthur series of books by Marc Brown. However, in Arthur’s Nose, readers get to see a whole different…

Math Midway Provides Traveling Interactive Math Exhibit With Lots Of Fun For Kids

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A few weeks ago, I attended an event to preview the new Math Midway exhibit at the Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, New Jersey.  Math Midway is a traveling exhibit from the Museum of Mathematics. The exhibit, which made its debut at the Liberty Science Center in October 2011, provides interactive and educational fun…

V Season 2: The Traitor

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Last week I provided a brief overview of the second series finale of V.  Let’s delve a little deeper into the series shall we?  In V Season 2, we see Hobbes betray the group in more than one episode.  Although Hobbes is a member of the Fifth column,  he killed Eli and also caused Joe’s…

Chuck the Spy: Irreplaceable

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Season 4 of the popular TV show Chuck had many ups and downs and great moments.  One episode which was quite memorable to me was episode 18.  In Chuck Season 4 episode 18, two new agents are brought in.  These 2 agents seem to be just about perfect at everything, so Chuck and Sarah become…