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Archive for January 2010

Multi-Platform “Zebrafish” Shows Power of Science, Giving, Compassion

When I see a quality kid-centric project coming out of my Boston hometown, it is hard not to call it out. And when it is a project with a philanthropic twist, it demands a post. Zebrafish is named after the fish used for studying diseases Generation Cures is an online community and content site created […]

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Make Room on the Rails for New Preschool Train Property

By default, we are a Nick Jr. family.  If I ever do have to choose an on-demand category or buy a DVD, I tend to turn to Nick Jr. My daughter Maia’s favorite shows have always been under the Nick umbrella, including Wonder Pets!, Ni Hao, Kai-Lan, Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Olivia, Max […]

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Madonna’s Dirty Little Secret: A Late 80’s Kiddie Pop Tune

Despite our love for kindie, as I have mentioned in a previous post, our little one will take a step outside the genre on occasion and listen to “big people” music. When she found out daddy and mama went to a Madonna concert when she was in utero, the Queen of Pop became one of […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-01-24

Introducing the first human brain-themed kid's album: http://tinyurl.com/ykun2ld #kindie # Recommend you check her out! RT @PasteMagazine: Win a V V Brown 7" vinyl here: http://bit.ly/71yyhL # I want me a tablet now RT @robotcomics: How Will Apple’s Tablet Affect Comics? Interview at @bleedingcool http://bit.ly/7LBUIW # Good roundup….RT @mintblogger: 20 Tools for Tracking Social Media […]

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A Kindie Concept Album Offers ‘Brainy Songs for Kids’

Thinking of some of modern music’s best concept albums could be a fun party game. Everyone from Green Day (“American Idiot”) to David Bowie (“The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars”) to Nirvana (“The Story of Simon Simopath”) has dabbled in the format. So, it makes perfect sense that a […]

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