Category Archives: TRUE STORIES

If Toddlers Could Text: I’m Not Tired

After three years, I’ve begun to accept that my son is one of those kids who will never, ever admit that he is tired. Negatively, this means my sleep deprivation yawns on and on. Positively, his belligerence has enabled me to create yet another funny fake text message.

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Toy review: Melissa & Doug On The Go Water Wow Water Reveal Pad

My toddler and I have a love/hate relationship with art. Or, to be more specific, he loves it, and I hate cleaning up after he does it. But wait. The cover of the Melissa & Doug On The Go Water Wow Water Reveal Pad has a big flash on it saying: “No mess!” Could this be the product that changes my view of kiddy art forever?

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Toy review: Monkey Tree Tumble Trouble

There are good parenting moments. They are great parenting moments. And then there is the absolutely stupendously brilliant parenting moment when The Works opens a store in a town near you. The discount retailer is a parent’s best friend due to the fact it sells loads of great value books, great value toys and great value board games, like Monkey Tree Tumble Trouble.

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