Archive for Nick Jr

Olivia Paints, Maia Celebrates

In a previous post, I made it pretty clear that we absolutely love Olivia in our house. And, based on my previous iTouch/iPhone app reviews, we also love our technology. So when the two combine, it is perfect multimedia enjoyment. When I was given a promo code to download the new Olivia Paints app, I […]

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Pocoyo Finds A Home

Last year, I lamented about the lack of an on-air home for preschool series Pocoyo. Winner of a BAFTA award, three Pucinella Prizes at Cartoons on the Bay and the Best TV Series prize at Annecy, I questioned its nearly-invisible status in the United States. Well, it looks like the wise folks at Nick Jr. […]

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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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Why You Should Add Olivia To Your Media Mix

While some people may be able to nobly claim “we are not a TV family,” here in the Siden household, we cannot utter this phrase. However, we do watch in moderation, limiting Maia’s intake to set times of day and to programs that provide some type of educational value. TV is not a babysitter in […]

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