Apr 152014
 
Island of Lemurs: Madagascar IMAX 3D

By Fiona Kubalak, age 11 In Latin, Lemur means wandering spirit and that pretty much sums up these adorable wide-eyed creatures. Leaping from tree to tree these fuzzy lovable primates will captivate the audience. Not only does Island of Lemurs: Madagascar, which opens at the Pacific Science Center on April 4, teach you about how [Read more...]

Apr 102014
 
Spy: The Secret World of Espionage

There is no James Bond in the exhibit Spy: The Secret World of Espionage that is open now at the Pacific Science Center. That’s ok though because it doesn’t need any of James Bond’s kiss kiss bang bang cinematic flair. This exhibit has everything that is cool, dangerous, mysterious, and exciting about the real world [Read more...]

Mar 302014
 
Top 5 Grown-up Kid Songs

I’m going to start this off by saying I’m sure Raffi is a very nice person and it’s very likely the Wiggles aren’t actually evil. But frankly – at times – main stream commercial children’s music can seem like a conspiracy to torture parents into regretting they had children. Fortunately the light at the end [Read more...]

Mar 252014
 
The Hobbit - Parent Content Review

Title: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien Summary: A modest little Hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, a creature who enjoys good food and quiet country living, is tricked into joining 13 dwarves and the wizard Gandalf on an adventure to reclaim lost treasure from the dragon, Smaug. Along the way they encounter trolls who want to eat them, [Read more...]

Mar 152014
 
Books To Help You And Your Children Deal With Bullying

Bullying seemed to reach a tipping point in 2010. National media coverage of children committing suicide because of bullying was everywhere we looked. It’s good that the media is paying attention and getting the word out because bullying has happened, is happening, and will continue to happen – unless we educate ourselves and our children. [Read more...]