Posts tagged Nickelodeon

The Elf, Santa and the Polar Express

   December 19, 2013 7:30 am    0

I am glad that there was no Elf on the Shelf when my kids were young. Here’s a link to today’s story in the Erie Times-News. My youngest, Ryan, had a fear of elves without any watchful doll to provoke him. As a youngster, he would hold his hands over his ears when certain Christmas…

 

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‘Nanners’ — from baby food to comfort food

   April 2, 2013 6:54 am    0

Nanners (bananas) first entered my vocabulary, thanks to “Rugrats,” one of the many Nickelodeon cartoon shows I watched with my kids. Star of the show toddler Tommy loved nanners and often fed them to his baby brother, Dil while pal Chuckie, twins Phil and Lil and Tommy’s dog, Spike, looked on. Villain Angelica, the oldest of the tots, always said, “You dumb babies.” Then…

 

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‘Bananas in Pajamas’ add laughs as baby hits 21

   February 13, 2013 7:44 am    0

It’s always fun to discover what your kids remember about toddlerdom once they hit adulthood. When my youngest child, Ryan Eckert, turned 21 yesterday, we talked about all the crazy things he did as a tot. He’d had hernia surgery when he was barely a preschooler, and he remembered how we tried everything to keep…

 

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School’s out — kid entertainment begins

   June 5, 2012 6:06 am    0

In the next few days, kids will be home for the summer. So how do you entertain them? Inexpensively? Here are a few ideas for younger kids: In these first few days, let them chill. They need a break. They just completed brain boggling tests and being on a pretty strict schedule every single day….

 

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‘Rugrats’ where did that show go?

   February 7, 2012 3:18 am    0

“Rugrats” was one of the many Nickelodeon shows I miss. According to Wikipedia, the series aired from 1991 to 2004. It was a cartoon all about talking babies, and some of the episodes made me laugh out loud right along with my kids. It included Tommy, Chuckie, twins Phil and Lil and Spike, Tommy’s dog. Tommy later had a baby brother Dil,…

 

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