| Jan 2, 2014
| 4:04 AM
The "vacation of the movies" is ending today, as long as the impending storm doesn't cancel school!
We saw Frozen, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug and Walking With Dinosaurs over the past two weeks.
The first two films were fairly predictable. ...
| Jan 12, 2014
Exit, Mr. Goodspeed
It's going to be strange not to see Michael Price in his office tucked away off the cozy lobby of the Goodspeed Opera House, sitting in his barber chair, holding court with guests during intermission. Or stationed at the bottom of...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 2:07 AM
Headed to the movies this weekend?
"Rio 2" is still going strong at the box office. No surprise, since it's colorful, spirited, fast-paced and fun.
My 8 year old and I really loved the first installment of this franchise and were excited to see the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 4:41 AM
Darien mom, Candice Hughes, has launched a campaign on Indiegogo to make her idea a reality. This neuroscientist and entrepreneur has developed a video game for teens and tweens with ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder).
The game is...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:07 AM
My nine year old son came home one day: "Can we go on YouTube and watch 'Dumb Ways To Die'? My friend was singing it at school!"
I had no idea what he was talking about...and whether or not this oddly-named video was remotely appropriate for kids to...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:09 AM
When my oldest son, Sam, was just shy of two, it was summertime and I was very pregnant with his brother. I decided to leave work for awhile...to slow down before the birth of the baby and then adjust to my growing family.
On my last day, a good friend...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 3:38 AM
When both of my sons were babies and toddlers, we loved attending our local Music Together classes and have such fond memories of singing "Tingalayo" and "All Around the Kitchen Cock-a-doodle-doodle-doo"!
Now, this wonderful organization, committed to...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:42 AM
Hope 4 Autism will host it's 3rd annual 'Strut 4 Autism Fashion Show & Silent Auction' this coming Saturday, July 20th from 1:00pm to 3:30pm at the Hartford Public Library, 500 Main Street.
Take a look at this exercpt from a press release:
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:45 AM
By Nate Owen
With the 2011 calendar year drawing to a close, let's take a look back at some highlights of On The Road. There certainly were plenty of noteworthy stories this year. And to think, we're not even a full year old yet. That will come in...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:40 AM
By Jim Gorzelany
As anyone who's gone through the process can attest, becoming a first-time parent is truly a life-changing experience, and that extends beyond changing diapers and awakening for middle-of-the-night feedings.
What was a den...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 7:03 AM
The travel portion of any road trip was often something to dread. Children chanting the incessant "are we there yet?" could push adults to the brink of insanity. Luckily, today's road trippers have a number of devices at their disposal to help keep...