Phoenix Comics Launches the Quarantine Club For Kids (And Parents)

This is only the first day the kids of Great Britain have had off from school. September seems a very long way away. They were up at 7am, determined to get their planned school work for the day done by 1pm. But then what? Well, at Casa Johnston we have been watching Upstart Crow in […]

Aquaman Gets A Major Parental Issue (Aquaman #49 Spoilers)

A Very Big Change in Today's Aquaman #49 (Spoilers)

Today sees the publication of Batman #73, Aquaman #49 and Justice League #26. And while Superman – now a parent to Jonathan Kent – has rediscovered his now-very-much-alive father Jor-El and all the complications that entail, everyone else appears to be catching up. Batman – now also a father – and now with a transdimensional […]

Mission: Possible- A Parent/Geek's Guide to Watching TV in 40 Easy Steps

If your co-parent is present, make them go cuddle the child. Respond to elementary school class parent group chat while waiting for co-parent. Get sucked into debate about high-fructose corn syrup with other parents. Go to child's room and wake up co-parent who has fallen asleep in child's bed. Restart episode because you don't remember[...]

The Parenting Alicorn: 6 Kids' Shows You'll Like Too! Doctor Who, She-Ra, Teen Titans

Full disclosure: there is singing and dancing...but also sophisticated storylines having to do with Rapunzel settling in to a life with parents she's just getting to know while recovering from her incredibly sheltered childhood. For Toddlers: Curious George (Hulu) [embed][/embed]The classic Curious George books and stories are now an animated television series - and this is the cream[...]