Posts tagged "kid"

Monsters, Inc. 3D family movie review

Monsters, Inc. 3D family movie review
My tween and I met up with some old friends from the city for a movie today, and the lack of kid and tween movies this holiday season is appalling.  My tween had already seen the Cirque du Soleil movie and wasn’t impressed. I didn’t feel like having a discussion about prostitution and thus wanted... Read more »

No "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" for my kid

No "Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel" for my kid
It’s here! Finally! Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Third Wheel, the 7th book in the series, was released today! Every one in our household is a big fan of Jeff Kinney’s books about tween Greg Heffley, his brother Rodrick and Manny, and the adventures he has with his family and friends. My tween just... Read more »

Justice Sotomayor says princess is not a career choice, Disney Channel ad says it is a state of mind

My tween is done with the princess phase, but when she was in it, man was she IN IT. And truth be told, while she’d never admit it, I think she still has a soft spot for princesses. But a princess debate rages, this time pitting Disney against the Supreme Court. Supreme Court Justice Sonia... Read more »
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Hard part of parenting an only child: Answering the "just one?" question

Hard part of parenting an only child: Answering the "just one?" question
I’m often asked, “How many children do you have?” I always answer, “One.” Most often the questioner responds, “Just one?” People usually ask the last question as if they are incredulous. Some seem surprised when they ask the follow up, others are unsure or downright disbelieving. Some say it in their “Are you sure?” voice.... Read more »