by Obert Skye
Obert Skye’s The Creature from my Closet series features mashups of popular fictional creatures/characters. There’s Wonkenstein (Willy Wonka/Frankenstein), Pinocula (Pinocchio/Dracula), and Katfish (Katniss/Ariel, the Little Mermaid). The second book in the series is the Potterwookiee, which is a miniature Chewbacca with Harry Potter’s lightning bolt scar and accessories. Read More
I have always wondered what the appropriate pronunciation of the name Madeline. I have heard it pronounced Made-line and Made-lynn. Me and my husband really like the name Maddie and are thinking of using the name Madeline (Made-line). Do you think that this name is too outdated or confusing? Read More
Looking for a fun, yet inexpensive, baby-shower or new-grandparent gift? The Baby Edition Countdown Clock, currently priced at $13.95 on Amazon.com, fits the bill.
The countdown clock can be easily set to display birthing due dates and other milestone events. It comes with four template overlays for baby’s due date, baby’s first birthday, baby’s first Christmas, and first day of preschool. Read More
Tired of your little one grabbing your phone or tablet? V Tech has an app for that–or rather, a bunch of apps. The Little Apps Tablet provides hours of fun and learning for 2- to 5-year olds (although Amazon reviewers report babies as young as 18 months being able to use it). Read More