Monthly Archives: March 2011

Seeing Stars

Kids naturally tap into their imaginations 24/7. My sister-in-law Caitlin, shown here with her son (and my nephew) Reggie (almost 3), is so great at giving her kids the room to express themselves.

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Subway Reading

I work at Child’s Play Communications and travel into New York City each day by subway, which takes about 30 minutes from where I live in Queens. On this particular day, I got a seat, which makes the ride very … Continue reading

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Your Move: Game Pieces As Public Art

I was in Philadelphia to attend the Flower Show and while walking downtown, stumbled upon Your Move, the public art installation at the Municipal Services Building ingeniously created out of fiberglass and steel by artists Daniel Martinez, Renee Petropoulis, Roger … Continue reading

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Storytelling with Flowers

Last weekend, my friend Deborah, took me to the acclaimed Philadelphia International Flower Show, an event I have read about for years, but never attended. We went on Sunday, March 13th, which was also the day that Daylight Savings Time … Continue reading

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Moving+Grooving with X Box Kinect

Video games have become increasingly mom-friendly as they get kids up and moving and active while having fun.  A few weeks ago, I was invited to preview the fall releases for XBox Kinect.  Getting a personal tour of the new Kinect … Continue reading

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A Delicious Laugh Seen/Heard by 5 million

There is nothing more infectious than a baby’s laugh. http://huff.to/heMndO

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The Cockadoodle Doo in My Office

Since 2002, I have spent my professional life working with children’s books, toys and games, first at Scholastic, then at the Toy Industry Association and now at Child’s Play Communications. Although my sons are older now, they still enjoy visiting … Continue reading

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