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  • Hannah Montana: The Movie

    Video Game ReviewsHannah Montana: The Movie

    Don’t let the title of this review confuse you, today I’m reviewing Hannah Montana The Movie: The Video Game. You have probably already figured out that this is the video game based on the Hannah Montana movie (in theaters April 10, 2009). The game puts players in the shoes (more on the shoes later) of Miley Stewart and her pop-star, alter ego, Hannah Montana, as they explore familiar scenes and experiences from the movie

  • Top Toys for Summer and the Outdoors

    Seasonal ProductTop Toys for Summer and the Outdoors

    What child doesn't love the warm weather? Although most kids love to play and run around outdoors, most parents have found themselves in this situation: Your child is sitting in front of the TV on a beautiful Saturday afternoon, you shut the TV off, and tell your kid it's time to play outside. You child looks at you and says, "There's nothing to do outside." Been there, done that.

  • Handstand Kids Cookbook Series

    Elizabeths PlayroomHandstand Kids Cookbook Series

    The Handstand Kids cook book series offers our children the opportunity to whip up tasty dishes from different countries, provides a fun introduction to other languages and shows how to take cooking skills and use them to help make the world a better place. Brilliant!

  • Goops, Games and the Real World

    Goops, Games and the Real World

    When I was growing up, we got our training in manners from our parents and grandparents and virtually every other adult in our life. Elbows did not go on the table. Talking with the mouth full was verboten. If you didn't utter "please" or "thank you," you might as well not have spoken.

  • Elizabeth's Favorite Easter Items - Part Two

    Elizabeths PlayroomElizabeth's Favorite Easter Items - Part Two

    Here are more great items to add in to your Easter Baskets. Watch the pure joy on your children's faces when they open these fun and educational toys.

  • Toy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids

    Differently AbledToy Guide for Differently-Abled Kids

    Play is a vital human need. Through play we discover our worlds, our abilities, our imaginations. All of these are critical to achieving individual potential. This is true of all children in all cultures and of all abilities. Play is about discovery, experience and expression. Play lets kids discover themselves and provides invaluable building blocks for learning.

  • Elizabeth's Favorite Easter Items - Part One

    Elizabeths PlayroomElizabeth's Favorite Easter Items - Part One

    Easter is coming next month!. Here are some FUN items that will tuck neatly into the basket and won't lead to cavities. The great thing about these items is that they are priced well and are fun year round.

  • The Best New Easter-Themed Toys

    Seasonal ProductThe Best New Easter-Themed Toys

    Here comes Peter Cottontail Hoppin' down the bunny trail. Easter is right around the corner. Easter Bread! Making colored Easter eggs! Easter Egg Hunt! And the Easter Bunny!

  • An Interview with Barbie

    An Interview with Barbie

    Barbie, lots of women freak out when turning 50, but you seem to be taking it in stride. What's your secret? I have to say, plastic is really fantastic, on so many levels - it's the reason I make such a "smooth" transition from year to year. And, having an amazing team of stylists and fashion designers, plus a house on the beach in Malibu doesn't hurt either!  Also, this year is such a fun year of celebrations with friends and partners around the world.

  • Family Game Night 2009

    Family Game NightFamily Game Night 2009

    From the time I was young, I was always a game player. My first memory of games is the nightly games of Milles Bornes I would play against my mother. From there, I became a big time board game player. My friends and I used to have regular Monopoly games, and shockingly, our biggest problem was with the banker cheating. In college, we used to play games of Risk that lasted more than a week.