Category: Reviews

Cool Kid Product Alert: The 3-in-1 Smart Trike

Cool Kid Product Alert: The 3-in-1 Smart Trike
Not all tricycles are created equal. I learned this lesson the hard way. Back in 2005, when my firstborn seemed like she was ready for an upgrade form her stroller, I researched the available options and decided to invest in what I thought the was best tricycle choice on the market at the time. I... Read more »

Look Out Chicago Here I Come: A Review

Look Out Chicago Here I Come: A Review
I love all things Chicago. And I am working hard to instill the same type of hometown pride in my little ones. I want them to experience all that our city has to offer families. A new DVD called Look Out Chicago Here I Come! is a great way to show your kids just how... Read more »

Loui Saves the Earth (and your kid can too)

Chicago author, illustrator and mother of three Alexandra Gnoske has a new book with a simple message for kids: children can make a big difference for Planet Earth. In Loui Saves the Earth, a little boy named Loui and his dog Dusty (who live in Chicago of course) learn that we can all play a... Read more »

Want to win a free one-year subscription to Readeo? Read on.

Last weekend, my kids read books face-to-face with their eighteen month-old cousin who lives in Boston. And it all took place on the computer using Readeo. I know, this sounds a bit confusing at first. I felt that same way when I met with Chicago dad Coby Neuenschwander a few months ago and he told... Read more »

A Review: William and the Christmas Moon by Laura Robinson

I want to tell you about a beautiful Christmas book written and illustrated by a local Chicago author. It is more art than book really. Trust me when I tell you that you have never seen a book like this before. If you want to wow your kids on Christmas Eve, read on. Written and... Read more »