Kill your TV habit

It's confession time: despite extra free time in the evenings, I haven't blogged much this month because I've rediscovered the TV habit and I've been binge-watching various series. First I devoured both seasons of Orange Is The New Black and now I am sprinting through all five seasons of Breaking Bad. The addiction has gotten bad enough that I've been suffering from sleep deprivation during the day, yet that still won't stop me from staying up late to watch one or two episodes at night. NOT … [Read more...]

Why we love Sofia the First

Zoe and I were relative latecomers to the phenomenal kids TV show that is Disney Junior's Sofia the First. I'm an old school Disney Princess fan and didn't like the idea of some new upstart joining their hallowed ranks. Zoe, on the other hand, just didn't seem to fancy the show much when we first stumbled upon it - she was more into Mickey Mouse Clubhouse, Jake and the Never Land Pirates, and the Backyardigans. But, sometime recently, all that changed. First, Zoe caught the princess bug … [Read more...]

5 reasons the Backyardigans rock

We don't watch a ton of TV in our house, but we do love the Backyardigans on Nick Jr. This is a fun, lively, computer-animated musical adventure that even adults will enjoy. If you're already a fan, check out this awesome Backyardigans episode guide that details the pertinent facts about each show. If you haven't seen it, here are our top five reasons why the Backyardigans is one of the best kids shows on TV. (If you asked Zoe, she would simply say "Tasha." She loves Tasha, the yellow hippo … [Read more...]