Product Review - Hermie: Who Is In Charge Anyway?

~ Posted on Friday, July 16, 2010 at 12:08 PM ~

This is my 1st DVD review under the Book Sneeze (formerly known as Thomas Nelson) Blogger Review program.

To be honest, the moment I saw the name of Max Lucado, I immediately request for a review copy and I didn't even realised that it's a DVD until I received the parcel today! Not complaining at all, since I love Lucado's work.

So anyway, I'm constantly looking for educational materials to expose to my 16 months old boy and although I'm trying not to rely so much on IT gadgets as a medium for teaching and learning (we wanted more hands on learning approach), I still gave this a shot.

Ben checking out the DVD cover...

I like the DVD cover because it is attractive and the illustrations are just too cute!

On the inside of the DVD box, there's a small booklet of the products available and some discount coupons that we can use for purchase of selected DVDs or books.

Ben watching with full concentration as I played the DVD on my laptop.

He recognised some of the insects and animals shown in the video and  I love the sing-along of the "Just Can't Pray" song! Catchy, inspiring and cute! However, I don't quite like some of the characters - like the lizard... kinda spooky actually.

What is the DVD about you ask?

Well, it's about Freddie the flea who's feeling pretty low because everyone around him seems to have a purpose in life, as if they are put on earth for a reason and that as a flea, he couldn't think of what good he is to be alive and God told him all about the Garden gangs when they are young and afraid and do not have confident like him. After listening to God, Freddie started feeling positive and he realised that God made no mistakes and everything has its purpose on earth!

Now, I would definitely play this DVD again as it also has bonus materials such as trivia game and a story read-along. Overall, I give this DVD an 8 out of 10.

Click on Who is in Charge Anyway?: A Lesson in Growing Up With God to buy your own copy today! 

Finger Sucking is Good...

~ Posted on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 12:27 AM ~

As usual, being a superstitious Chinese, my MIL always say "When kids suck their thumb, it means they love their father more. If they suck on their index finger, it means they love their mother more." She's always saying this before Ben turns 1 year old, cos he was always sucking his thumb...

Yeah, whatever... FYI, I am an anti-superstitious believer.

But, look at what Ben did nowadays...


What? Can't see that clearly???

How about this shot then? That looks like a mighty index finger to me! Cool

I mean, I know finger sucking is a bad habit,

but how can you tell your kids not to do it when they do all this super cute pose while sucking their finger?

(and what more their INDEX finger?!)

Wordless Wednesday (Ben On A Swing)

~ Posted on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at 10:15 AM ~

All by himself... Cool