Just like that, another school year has come and gone. Not just any, mind you. Today marks the last day of Pre-K for Talia. She leaves her final year of preschool bigger and wiser, with better writing skills, infinitely larger vocabulary and sass to spare (hence the non smile in this pic). She’ll always be… Read More Growin’ Up
Our youngest daughter’s Pre-K class has been focusing on books and authors the past few months. As a result, they’ve had authors come in to talk with the class, and they have also worked on several book-related projects. Today, we were able to see the fruits of their publishing labor. The school’s ‘Book Fiesta’ featured… Read More The Write Stuff
We enrolled our daughters in a quickie one-week dance camp once we returned from a three-week summer vacation. Because we’re awesome parents who want to make sure they are learning and being challenged as often as possible. Also, we needed a break. The last day, all the campers put on a show featuring various numbers… Read More The Cutest Air Guitar Video Ever
The family is putting a ribbon on a rapid & righteous trip to London, the first time my girls Alexia & Talia, have gone across the pond. While the prospect of boarding a plane with them for 8+ hours is now more terrifying than The Exorcist ever was, I’m still calling this an unqualified win for… Read More Life Lesson: Live your life, eyes wide open
It’s really not that hard to pick out a decent Father’s Day gift. All it takes is a little bit of time and awareness — know what the Dad you’re shopping for enjoys and tailor a gift to those tastes. I always enjoy curating gift lists for Father’s Day to help people think a little… Read More Father’s Day gifts that dad will actually like!
Even though he’s been dead since 2003, Mister Rogers has never been more needed than he is right now. I’m sure I’m not the only parent struggling to find the right words to talk with young children about the horrific attack in Manchester that killed 22 people and injured dozens more. Many of those hurt were… Read More Mister Rogers Will Show Us The Way
I do most of my theme park-ing stateside. Having Walt Disney World and Universal Studios Orlando within driving distance makes that an easy choice. But now it seems I may have to start planning some long-distance traveling. Just-released artist’s renderings of Warner Bros.’ upcoming theme park in Abu Dhabi show some incredible level of detail in… Read More FIRST LOOK: Warner Bros. Abu Dhabi theme park looks INSANE
My daughters love the fun swag that occasionally makes its way to my doorstep, thanks to my work. [That’s right, I suffer for my craft. So take that Haterade somewhere else] They’ve been begging, literally begging, me to let them do a toy review segment and put it on YouTube. You see, the new generation… Read More The Girls review new Voltron Legendary Defender toys
Anyone who was reading comics in the early 90s can instantly recognize the images in the artwork above. X-Men #1 is the number one selling comic book of ALL TIME, thanks almost entirely due to the incredible artwork Jim Lee created. So imagine the geeky goosebumps when Jim breaks out the original cover art to… Read More Psst…wanna see Jim Lee’s original art from X-Men #1?
Brutal pun, I know, but if your optimism for Spidey’s next solo outing isn’t skyscraper high after watching the just-released new trailer for Spider-Man: Homecoming, then we can’t be friends anymore. Everything from the color palette to the lighthearted image of Pete/Spidey lounging by the East River, with the Manhattan skyline (and Avengers Tower) looming… Read More Spider-Man: Homecoming Looks … Spectacular!