Turn that kid around!…until age 2, anyway

Listen up!  The American Academy of Pediatrics has released a new policy statement advising parents to keep little ones rear-facing in the car until age two, or until the child exceeds the height or weight limit for the car seat.   Prior to the release of this statement, many parents had been using their child’s first(…)

A counting book with bite!

A counting book with bite!

By Darci Jordan, Product Review Specialist There is a barrage of animated flicks in the movie theaters this haunting fall season, but is your Little Monster not quite ready to sit through Hotel Transylvania or Frankenweenie? Then how about a book? Author Jennifer Adams teamed up with illustrator Alison Oliver to put together a Little(…)

Be a Teen Reporter for Victoria Theatre Broadway Series

Be a Teen Reporter for Victoria Theatre Broadway Series

Do you have a teen that loves the theatre and loves to write?  The Victoria Theatre Association has a fantastic educational opportunity just for them! TEEN REPORTERS Application Due November 1, 2012 Teen Reporters review Premier Health Partners Broadway Series performances just like professional critics. Teens selected for this role will receive admission to Press(…)

Mommy Networking: It’s a Must

If you ask me, I’m lucky.  When it comes to having mom friends to hang out with, make play dates with, and share parenting woes with, I have it made.  After growing up in Kettering, I have stayed in the Dayton area and continue to keep in touch with a lot of high school (and(…)

A World of Foods & Fun with Your Kids

A World of Foods & Fun with Your Kids

I’m a children’s librarian, and I love to use books to introduce all kinds of topics with kids. A good story will not only entertain children, but can stir interest in what the story’s about, too. Some of those topics seem, well, unlikely as story ideas, but they can work quite nicely. For instance, how(…)

Graco Recalls Classic Wood Highchairs Due to Fall Hazard

Graco Recalls Classic Wood Highchairs Due to Fall Hazard

Name of Product: Graco Classic Wood Highchairs Units: About 86,000 in the United States and 3,400 in Canada Importer: Graco Children’s Products Inc., of Atlanta, Ga. Hazard: The high chair’s seat can loosen or detach from the base, posing a fall hazard to the child. Incidents/Injuries: Graco has received 58 reports of the high chairs’ seats loosening or detaching from(…)