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    Parenting sites shafted by TIME

    Mon Jun 16

    This morning, TIME revealed their list of The 50 Best Websites of 2008, an array of online destinations so intriguing that even the technologically challenged could be lured into hours spent roaming the two-dimensional world. Some (actually most) of them are so genius that it makes me utterly bummed not to have come up with such brilliant ideas myself. The websites are constantly being voted on by viewers, so places keep switching, though one of our favorite sites, someecards.com, is currently snagging the #3 spot (right after HypeBeast.com, which features limited-edition and rare fashion finds, and ProFootballTalk.com). Lookybook.com was also named one of the top 50, an awesome site that enables you to flip through a myriad of children's books before ordering them online. Timeoutkids.com didn't make TIME's list, but more disconcertingly, neither did any other parenting site. I am wondering where the disconnect lies: Is it because a) not enough people are investing time in...

    Movie review: The Incredible Hulk

    Mon Jun 16

    Our friends at KidPicksOnline.com scoped out what tweens had to say about The Incredible Hulk. Find out why some kid critics gave it four stars.     Watch more reviews at kidpicksonline.com.

    Coming soon: NYC ICY

    Mon Jun 16

    Our sister blog, The Feed, delivers the dish on all things food-related in the city. Here's a story we found particularly relevant to kids: "This just in: Suzie Leeds, one of the elusive owners of dearly departed ice joint to end all ice joints, NYC ICY, dropped a line to TONY delivering this scoop (pun unintended, but well-placed, no?): NYC ICY is opening this Wednesday (pending a Health Department visit) at its long-vacant storefront on 628 Tenth Avenue between 44th and 45th Streets. But wait, there’s more!" To read the rest of this entry, visit The Feed.

    One Sweet Day, one sweet success

    Fri Jun 13

    “Venue” seems far too sterile a word for Dylan’s Candy Bar, the literally sweet location of last night’s benefit for The Ronald McDonald House Charities, a worldwide organization that provides housing for parents of sick children being treated in nearby hospitals. Sponsored by ParentSociety.com, an online resource for young families, the event served as a kick-off to its Million Dollar Baby Board project, which aims to raise $1 million for the children of RMHC. Patients of RMHC mingled with celebrities and their kids, including Alex McCord of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of New York City, and her Brooks Brothers-clad son Francois, all while noshing on the goodies and crafting with edible supplies. Between the chocolate fountain, the pizza and the sundae bar, I was forced to assess my priorities. Much of the evening was spent bobbing my head to live music from The Dirty Sock Funtime Band, while juggling my notebook, a chocolate-covered pretzel and a vanilla ice cream creation...

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