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12 Shows for Preschoolers That Won't Drive You Crazy

Common Sense Media | Posted 10.06.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Caillou. Thomas. Elmo. Dora. TV is full of characters kids love but who drive parents up the wall. These shows have their positive qualities, from teaching real educational concepts to making kids laugh like crazy.

This Master of Disguise Might Be the Coolest Dad on Instagram

Tom M. Burns | Posted 07.13.2016 | Parents
Tom M. Burns

Despite the sheer number of shutterbug dads out there, we can honestly say that there aren't ANY dads on Instagram quite like Michael Gump.

25 Embarrassing Things Every Parent Has Done And Denied

Joe DeProspero | Posted 05.19.2015 | Parents
Joe DeProspero

Every parent, regardless of his or her values or disciplinary strategy, is guilty of pulling an occasional fast one, doing something a bit out of character in order to maintain their sanity throughout parenthood. And, I'm sorry to say, I'm about to expose you all -- or at least myself.

From Biz Markie to Buzz Aldrin, Featuring Betty Who and LaToya London: My Crazy Week

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 09.26.2014 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

My week started out on Sunday with a hundred mile drive from Monterey, California to San Francisco to participate in the AIDS Walk.

Brennan Williams

Biz Markie Celebrates Major Milestone & Healthy Living | Brennan Williams | Posted 06.15.2014 | Entertainment

Biz Markie's knack for gracing a hip-hop track with vivid lyrics and his trademark beatboxing has swayed countless amounts of fans around the globe fo...

A-Sides "Aside": A Very Awesome Holiday with Gabba Gabba, Aye?

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The Suburbs is probably in my top three favorite albums of all-time. But, I've been floored with all of Arcade Fire's albums. I deeply felt all of the...

This Is Either Totally Genius Or Insane

Posted 12.11.2013 | Comedy

The first few minutes are pretty normal for "Yo Gabba Gabba," which is to say still quite weird. But things get really odd about three minutes in when...

Maggie Furlong

'Top Chef Masters' Gets A Lesson In Yummy | Maggie Furlong | Posted 08.26.2013 | TV

"Top Chef Masters" has been pretty intense this season. The chefs have already survived Restaurant Wars and a challenge that required them to jump out...

'Lost' Star Like You've Never Seen Him Before

Posted 07.24.2013 | TV

"Lost" star Josh Holloway is back on TV -- as a guitar-playing farmer on the trippy children's series "Yo Gabba Gabba!" Holloway guest stars on th...

Why You'll Never See Me At A 'Yo Gabba Gabba' Show Again

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.19.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Not since Barney and Mr. Roger's Neighborhood have I been so profoundly affected by children's entertainment. I'm not normally the type of person who writes to celebrities, so I hope you appreciate how intense my feelings are. I will never be the same again. I hate you.

WATCH: Bill Hader Dances For Letterman

Posted 08.22.2012 | Comedy

As a father to young kids, comedian and "SNL" cast member Bill Hader thought he was winning some cool dad points when he landed a guest spot on the po...

This Movie Changed My Life, and It Will Change Yours, Too.

Eva Glettner | Posted 09.02.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

When you see a movie that makes you stop in your tracks and really reconsider life in general, that's a movie worth paying for a million times over. Beasts of the Southern Wild is that kind of flick.

Children's Television Shows Are Actually Good

Farah L. Miller | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Farah L. Miller

At last, an actual television critic has said it -- this stuff that we let our kids watch is good. Or, shall I say, at last a parent has said it -- we can talk about television for toddlers without bringing up pediatric guidelines or mommy guilt.

It Ain't Yo Gabba Gabba, But... A Daddy's Favorite Non-Kids' Records of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

My Top Ten list of the year has very little, if any connection, with what people who still pay attention to the hipster music scene and read the Billboard charts would consider the best records of the year. And to be honest, I don't give a crap.

WATCH: Fred Armisen & Charlyne Yi On 'Yo Gabba Gabba!' Makes Drugs Unnecessary

Posted 11.13.2011 | Comedy

For a children's show, "Yo Gabba Gabba!" is often more twisted and subversive than the most demented Adult Swim programs. Add Fred Armisen and Charlyn...

Toddler at Twenty-Thousand Feet

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

Traveling with a toddler, even to our own parents' houses, apparently requires the meticulous planning, resources, and organizational skills of a major military operation.

The Force Is Strong With This One

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

The Juban Princeling, is nearly a year and a half old (he turned 17 months on March 8), his father and I have earnestly started talking about one of the most important milestones in a child's life: his first movie.

"Yo Gabba Gabba" The Nickelodeon "Stepchild" Experiencing Growing Pains

New York Times | DAVE ITZKOFF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

These milestones highlight how rapidly "Yo Gabba Gabba!," a show aimed at a preschool audience and broadcast on Nickelodeon's Nick Jr. channel, has bu...

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Michael Jackson, Inner Circle, The O'Jays, Imogen Heap, The Adventures, Janis Ian, Cate Bros., Rubicon, Daryl Hall & John Oates, The Beach Boys, Woody Guthrie, Eric Burdon, REO Speedwagon, Otis Redding, Now That's What I Call Country, Matt Hires, Mark Schultz, Jack Ingram, Smile Empty Soul, Roy Hargrove, Billy Ocean, Cheap Trick, Rory Gallagher, David Guetta, Stefon Harris & Blackout, Michael Bolton, Queen Latifah, Matisyahu, Robert Glasper, The Roy Hargrove Big Band, Cass Elliot, Neil Diamond, The Casualties, Roberta Gambarini, Patton Oswalt, George Benson, Elvis Presley, Phil Stacey, Tim Buckley, Delores O'Rioran, Carmen Appice, The Mamas & the Papas, Al Jarreau, The Old Grey Whistle Test, Entertainment News, Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, The Dukes, Paul Revere & the Raiders, 16 Horsepower, Collective Soul, Fun., Alan O'Day, Pilot, Now That's What I Call Music, Kitty Daisy & Lewis, Roy Orbison, The Bloody Beetroots, Felix Da Housecat, Teddy Pendergrass, The Subdudes, James Carter, Adam Ant, Colbie Caillat, Arctic Monkeys, Jeff Golub, Jackie DeShannon, Island Records, Fame, Woodstock, Sounds of Blackness, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Smokie Norful, Irma Thomas, Mew, Tanya Stephens, Brian Bromberg, Willie Nelson, Jack Wagner, The New City Ramblers, Mott the Hoople, Love and Theft, New Releases, Deryl Dodd, Cross Country, Radiohead, Bob Dylan, Nat King Cole, Kenny G, Jet, Niti Sawhney, Vander Graaf Generator, Sally Shapiro, John Denver, Jason Aldeean, Smokey Robinson, Taking Woodstock, Vandaveer, Najee, Selah, Needtobreathe, Latoya, Strawbs, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour, The Advocate, Lgbt, Sony Legacy, Verve Records, Roberta Flack, Leonard Bernstein, Grammy, Ang Lee, Atlantic Records, Jerry Wexler, Gramma Awards, Saturday Night Live, Wbai, Wnew, Miami Vice, Dar Williams, Birthers, Fox News, Cher, Teabaggers, Joan Baez, Glen Campbell, Mel Torme, Death Panel, Nina Simone, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."

Keep It To Yourself

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

If there's one thing we women, especially brand-new mothers, enjoy hearing, especially from men and especially from our fathers, is that breastfeeding "seems like a hassle."

Plenty About Pot: New TV Show, Old Bong

Huffington Post | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Nickelodeon's Yo Gabba Gabba! - a show aimed at preschoolers - has found an entirely unintended audience. According to ABC News, Many older fans of ...