At a rock-climbing wall, a mother understands: Sometimes a little slack is all that a child needs.
The Monitor's language columnist considers the swashbuckling vocabulary of piracy.
From fairies to pandas and penguins, with a little Beethoven thrown in, these movies and music will keep children watching again and again ... and again.
Science and history are made fun in these lively tales.
'The Orphanage,' a Spanish horror film, delivers more goose bumps than anything Hollywood has served up in years. And "The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep," follows the adventures of Crusoe, a gigantic, cuddly creature.