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Jul

Sweet Suite by The Big Toy Book at Blogger Bash 2014

Sweet Suite by The Big Toy Book at Blogger Bash 2014

SSLetterheadLONGBANNERBlogger Bash 2014 kicked off with Sweet Suite by the Big Toy Book, a look at the hottest toys and games hitting shelves soon, from classic toy staples like Lego to dolls, board games, and more! The standout hits of the evening, though, were definitely the two video games that were showcased: Skylanders Trap Team and Disney Infinity: Marvel Super Heroes (2.0 Edition).

Skylanders Trap Team is the…

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21

Jul

Here are 5 Signs You Need New Tires

Here are 5 Signs You Need New Tires

tire_checkChecking your tires is like going to the dentist. “It’s something we don’t do often enough, that we put off until we absolutely have to.”

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), tire failure causes around 11,000 car crashes each year. The NHTSA recommend doing a quick tire inspection once a month. Here’s what to look for:

  1. Bulges, gouges or cracks 
    When a tire…

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19

Jul

Self-Confidence Begins in the Home

A child’s sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented in their home. 

Self-Confidence Begins in the Home

A child’s sense of self is shaped by every interaction he or she has, but is shaped most powerfully by how they are loved and parented in their home. 

17

Jul

CE Week Highlights

20140625_092830_resizedAside from what we saw via Techlicious, there was plenty of exciting technology to get a look at during this year’s CE Week. Here are our highlights from the show:

Paper and Pencil by FiftyThree

App developer FiftyThree kicks off our list of CE Week hits with their app and stylus combo “Paper” and “Pencil.” The simply-titled inventions work together to give artists, designers, and the like a…

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CE Week 2014: Techlicious Lunch and Presentations

CE Week 2014: Techlicious Lunch and Presentations

20140625_120916_resizedAs part of our CE Week coverage, we were treated to a private lunch event at BLT Fish. The lunch included special presentations of the leading products and services from Phillips, LG, and TripIt, as well as one-on-one time with representatives from those companies and our host, Techlicious.

Phillips’ presentation focused mainly on their audio devices. The company showed off their line of…

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CE Week 2014 Techlicious Tour

CE Week 2014 Techlicious Tour

20140625_104500_resizedCourtesy of electronics site Techlicious, we recently got a look at some of the great offerings at New York City’s CE Week 2014. The week brings together some of the hottest names in electronics today to display and demonstrate some of their latest products. Including companies like Sony, Sharp, LG, Phillips, TiVO, and more, this year’s CE Week was loaded with things to see and do. Thankfully,…

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15

Jul

Little Scholar the best tablet to get your kids ready for pre-K though 1st grade

Little Scholar the best tablet to get your kids ready for pre-K though 1st grade

Little-Scholar-Tablet-FrontI’m a big fan of the iPads and Kindle devices for kids, but sometimes its a little hard to find the right educational apps… Little Scholar is the perfect solution – its a device that comes loaded with early learning workbooks, flashcards, and software are designed by educators and focused on developing success in math, reading, spelling and more.

All of School Zone’s rewarding educational…

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08

Jul

Amazon Prime Instant Video Presents: Creative Galaxy!

The above video gives an advance look at the upcoming Amazon exclusive children’s show Creative Galaxy. 

10 Netflix Titles For a Summer Brain-Power Boost! #StreamTeam

10 Netflix Titles For a Summer Brain-Power Boost! #StreamTeam

With school out for the summer, your kids might be getting a bit of a “brain drain” about now… let them keep learning the fun way with Netflix! Check out our suggestions below to help you pick out some educational (but still exciting) programming you can stream right now:

For Older Kids

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Lewis & Clark: The Journey Out West

This documentary…

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07

Jul

Celebrate Summer With New Programming on the Hub!

Celebrate Summer With New Programming on the Hub!

This summer, there’s a host of excellent new entertainment for the whole family on the Hub, including new episodes of your favorite shows and family movie premieres! Check out what’s coming up with our schedule below:

Friday, July 11: HUB Network Family Movie Premiere

The Mighty Ducks” (7–9 p.m. ET)

Tough trial lawyer Gordon Bombay never loses.  But when he’s slapped with community service, he…

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