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A Mother's Memory

This morning I washed a couple of the pillows that adorn my daughters’ beds. As I lay them out to dry, I smiled. I recalled their excitement when they received these cushions as a gift – I can see their wide smiles in my mind’s eye. 162 more words

Black And White Sunday

Cheap Thrill Friday: worst mom EVER! 

I think this picture completely solidifies my true hatred for “Dora the Explorer.” And even though my son will occasionally watch her for the quick appearance of the Grumpy Old Troll, I still think that Dora’s mom should be paid a visit by DCFS (department of Child Family Services) … 10 more words

Coming this spring...the Ottawa Parent & Child Expo

Do you remember the Mini-Pops?? OK, I’m dating myself here, but I totally remember listening to the Mini-Pops record with friends when I was a kid in the 80s! 367 more words

Ottawa-area Adventures

Dora the Explorer: B

Dora the Explorer is a really, really hard cartoon to grade. Debuting in 2000, it carries a different aesthetic than the more modern shows reviewed previously, and no doubt influenced many of them. 612 more words


W has evolved overnight. She went from fragmented sentences to elaborate pretend play in like the blink of an eye. Her new favorite past time besides literally torturing the dogs by dragging them around the house on leashes and tying them to door knobs, is enacting scenes from the tv shows she watches. 151 more words

The FIRST EVER Nickelodeon Resort is opening May 1, 2016 in Punta Cana!

Enjoy a family friendly gourmet inclusive ‪#‎vacation‬ the whole family will love! Meet ‪#‎Dora‬ the Explorer, ‪#‎Spongebob‬ Squarepants, and The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles on the… 50 more words