Tokidoki is all ears

Tokidoki is all ears

I come by my love all things kawaii starting with Hello Kitty back in the 1970s. And while I realize I’m too mature now (cough) to deck myself out entirely in Japanese pop-art accessories, a little cuteness keeps the stuffy out of being a grownup. I’m...
Kids laptop recommendations? Reader Q&A

Kids laptop recommendations? Reader Q&A

I just made a big switch with homeschool Math curriculum for my oldest daughter and it requires her to watch and interact with CDs on the computer. Unfortunately, my 3yo jammed two DVDs into my Macbook and broke the drive. So now, faced with the repair cost, I’m...
Sweet audio dreams

Sweet audio dreams

Ever since my kids got their very own MP3 players, they’ve become heavily music-dependent. Lots of times I’m okay with that, but I’m certainly not going to let them sleep with headphones on. And neither do I want to be listening to battle of the...
Cell phone for teens? Reader Q&A

Cell phone for teens? Reader Q&A

When it comes to cellphones for teenagers, we figured that the best phones would be ones with a qwerty keyboard, music player and a camera. With that in mind, at the top of our list are the LG Ally (above) or the LG Cosmos. Each has a slide out keyboard, a decent...
Geeky sheets for geeky kids

Geeky sheets for geeky kids

I’ve spent who knows how long trying to track down cool kids sheets for my daughter who, unlike her older sister, could care less about princesses, fairies, and Dora offerings. Secretly (or not too secretly), that makes me verrrry happy. But it also makes it a...
Sony Playstation Move games bring snowday relief

Sony Playstation Move games bring snowday relief

If our Twitter streams are any indication, moms around the country are about at their wits’ ends with winter storms, snow days, and kids stuck indoors. For you Playstation PS3 fans, the PlayStation Move games can offer fun indoor alternatives and help get the...

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