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LEGO Chain Reactions Kit

If you loved the LEGO “book” Contraptions, you’ll also like LEGO Chain Reactions a new kit from Klutz. Along with 33 pieces, you get 10 fun projects all with step-by-step directions. Each project, disguised as a LEGO construction, is a physics project for the your budding LEGO engineer. At $22, this is a perfect gift for the 8-11 set and mak ...read more

Kid Presidents Book for kids

My 11 year old son loved this book and it’s a great tie in to President’s Day. "Kid Presidents: True Tales of Childhood from America's Presidents" (David Stabler) Filled with fun facts and illustrations from the childhoods of our nation’s leaders, this is the kind of history book kids love. Included are anecdotes on how Ike dealt with bulli ...read more

Quiz Contest

The Cadbury Bournvita Quiz Contest is an Indian quiz contest that began on April 12, 1972. Sponsored by Cadbury India, it is one of India's most famous quiz contests. Originally held live in cities across the country, it later became a radio show and then, in June 1992, a television show on Zee TV. Later, the show was shifted to another television ...read more

My son is reading – oh, no!

My 7 year old son is reading aloud! I should be so proud. Yet, he is reading the prose of Super Baby Diaper 2, another semi-literate installment in the Captain Underpants series. I cringe at every sentence beginning with "Me want…," and yet I'm glad he's reading something other than those other puerile Scholastics "classics," the retelling of St ...read more

Review: The Civil War by Innovative Kids

We love the picture books by David McCauley (The Mosque, The Cathedral, The City, and many others) because both my son and I learn a lot. They are a springboard for other discussions and a reference point when we are out looking at other things. The best kids books for dads to read are books like these that are written in a way that interest and in ...read more

More tips for building a tree house

We're big fans of Todd Davis' book, Handy Dad: 25 Awesome Projects for Dads and Kids, which features some good tips for treehouse building. If you're in most of the United States, you're burning daylight at this point to get a treehouse built before the end of the warm weather, so you better get going. Here are some other handy pieces of advice fo ...read more

Review: Baby MedBasics

Baby MedBasicsis a cute little book to stick at the bottom of the diaper bag, "just in case." It covers typical child accidents and illnesses including burns, falls, poisons and fevers. As the book cover proclaims, it's "emergency action steps at your finger tips." It's 62 pages and covers all the major issues pretty well with actual things to do w ...read more

Five best books for expecting Dads

Gone are the days when dad had to read the new mom's copy of What to Expect when You're Expecting to get the pink and blue version of pregnancy and childbirth. For the past 15 years, new dads have enjoyed books on pregnancy that cover biology to psychology all from dads' completely different point of view. Here are our favorites: 1. The granddaddy ...read more

Five Minutes with Todd Patkin, Author of Finding Happiness

Todd Patkin and we share a lot of the same philosophy about the importance of dads. It was fun to get a chance to ask him some questions that get at the heart of some of the themes in his new book. Q: You’ve written an important book that touches on an important aspect of parenting, Finding Happiness: One Man’s Quest to Beat Depression and Anxi ...read more

On our Desk: Daddy Dates by Greg Wright

We've been reading Greg Wright's new book, Daddy Dates: 4 Daughters, 1 Clueless Dad and His Quest to Win Their Hearts. Daddy Dates outlines Wright's experience and advice on how to develop real relationships with your daughters as they enter their tween and teen years. His advice: Get off the phone, take time to be with them, and let them talk." D ...read more

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