Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving is Perfect Backdrop for Role Play

Apparently, in the earlier part of the 20th century, my dad’s family had a tradition, where at Thanksgiving (and New Year’s eve)both kids and adults would dress in costume. These were not necessarily related to the holiday at hand, but … Continue reading

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Fun for kids and families at ChiTAG

Kids and grownups alike had a blast last weekend at ChiTAG, the eighth annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair, which was held at the Navy Pier (in downtown Chicago) from November 20-21st. This event is all about play and it … Continue reading

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See me on Better Connecticut TV!

This week, I appeared on Better Connecticut TV, aka Eyewitness News 3 aka WFSB-TV to showcase Hot Holiday Toys. It was super fun, and the first time I did a TV show in front of a live audience. Hosts Kara … Continue reading

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Shopping for toys with play value

The moms I talk to these days are more and more concerned about their child having enough time to simply play. Where I live in Queens, just outside of New York City, kids can be over scheduled and/or tied to … Continue reading

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