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{Live} 100+ Screen Free Week Ideas

April 29, 2012 in All Posts, Parenting, Play, Toddler Activities

We’re not going screen free, but perhaps you are? If so, here are some ideas (10 for you and 100+ for the kids) to get you through the extra hours in your day this week: For The Kids 1. Try one of these 30 Active Indoor Activities 2. Try one of these 100+ Rainbow-related Activities […]

{Live} Too Much Television Is Awesome For Your Kids

December 7, 2011 in All Posts, Parenting

Yes, I meant “awesome,” not “awful.” It’s no secret my kids watch television.  A lot of television.  So much television that Jane’s first break up with a t.v. character was at the dear age of 2 (the age she could supposedly start watching television), when she defiantly raised her hand and said, “No!  I don’t […]

{Giveaway} Thomas The Tank Engine

August 4, 2011 in All Posts, Giveaways

Is your child a Thomas the Tank Engine addict? Do you live in the San Francisco Bay Area or Silicon Valley? Four tickets in Car #1 of the 9:30 a.m. train for Day Out With Thomas at Roaring Camp Railroads in Felton this Saturday (8/6) could be yours! 3 Ways to Enter (up to 3 […]

{Live} Guest Post: Curious Mom Questions About Kids’ Programming

July 25, 2011 in All Posts, Guest Posts, Laugh

The Outlaw Mom’s Disclaimer:  The views expressed in the following review of children’s television programming are not necessarily those of The Outlaw Mom.  In The Outlaw Mom’s household, Special Agent Oso is king and it is clear to us that he has cleverly devised a foil of the fumbling, bumbling, cuddly bear in order to […]

{Live} Bedtime Stories

June 1, 2011 in All Posts, Laugh

This is my toddler’s brain: This is my toddler’s brain on TV: Once upon a time there was a brother and a sister.  They lived in a castle in a land that’s not so far away.  One day they wanted to eat at a restaurant.  But then they saw a dragon.  He wanted to eat […]

{Celebrate} Inspiration for a Pirate Themed Birthday Party

April 12, 2011 in All Posts, Celebrate

After a few months of brainstorming, I finally picked a theme for Sam’s first birthday party last week:  pirates! While I was mulling it over, the first obvious choice was a character-themed party from one of the television shows he watches. Yes, American Academy of Pediatrics – my not yet one-year old son watches television! […]