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Dora and SpongeBob Sunbow Sunscreen

Dora sunscreen? Fabuloso! Credit: Drugstore.com
We don't know about you, but getting our kids to stand still for sunscreen can put a real damper on fun in the sun.
But bring Dora or SpongeBob into the process and things suddenly get...
The Nickoldeon characters make sunscreen application a breeze.

'Dora the Explorer' Actress Sues Nickelodeon

Caitlin Sanchez, the voice of Dora the Explorer, filed a lawsuit claiming that Nickelodeon exploited her. Credit: Nickelodeon/AP
Has the voice of 'Dora the Explorer' been taken for a ride? The actress who became the voice of the adventurous carto...
The voice of Dora the Explorer claims she was pressured to sign a contract that cheated her out of millions of dollars.

I Hate That My Kids Hate 'Dora the Explorer'

In Dora's 10 years, my daughter has loved her. Then hated her. And now? Credit: Nick Jr.
As the iconic Dora the Explorer celebrates its 10th year on the air this week, I began to reflect on my own children's relationship with the spunky Latina ...

Kids Say Food Tastes Better When It's Shaped Like a Cartoon Ogre

Would you eat your veggies if they were shaped like Shrek? Credit: Gabriel Bouys, AFP / Getty Images
Macaroni and cheese -- at least in a kid's world -- rates as a delicacy. Put the pasta in a shape vaguely resembling Shrek, however, and oo l...

Why Does Dora Have To Grow Up?

Nickelodeon and Mattel have released an image of their all-new older Dora. She won't be replacing the original "Dora the Explorer," but what will this new "tween" Dora be called? Dora the Mall Shopper? Dora the Texter? By releasing the image, the ...

Dora the Explorer Grows Up and Gets a Makeover

Dora the Explorer is a spunky, kind-hearted, bilingual kid who spends all of her time outdoors having adventures with her dearly loved friends. Until she grows up, that is. Nickelodeon and Mattel announced their new Dora Explorer Girls line yesterd...

Posh Spice cooks for her family!

Ok, who knows if this is really true, but it's certainly cute. According to Victoria Beckham herself, she cooks for her family. Many moms accomplish this task, but I'd wager few are as busy as Posh Spice, who spends her time running her fashion line...

Dora the Explorer getting a makeover?

Dora the Explorer may be one of Nickelodeon's most popular characters, but she's no Hannah Montana. Some of us would say that's a good thing, since she is designed to appeal to much younger audience. But, according to a source, the powers that be ove...

Underwear and potty training

We have been trying to potty train our 2-year-old daughter. I say "try" because, with the exception of one time, we haven't been very successful. But, I'm going to keep hoping. I've seen many suggestions about buying your child some "big girl" underw...

Why Dora the Explorer may send me to a padded room

Okay, those of you without kids, listen up:  you know how sometimes you can't get an annoying song out of your head?  Perhaps it's that annoying "My humps" song, or some other song that you really don't like that's currently being...

How Mamaloo scored some blue Dora socks

What lengths we parents will go to in order to score clothes that proudly display licensed cartoon characters. Especially, Dora. I've begged and pleaded with Viacom to provide some Dora clothing and gear for boys, and have largely been unanswered. Ma...

Dora the Explorer teaches more than just 'rojo' and 'nos fuimos!'

Before Dora the Explorer started her TV-sized campaign to teach Momster's preschoolers everything there is to know? Her boys were still searching for "articulate and eloquent sentences." Now, however, they say things like "the sun ...

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