While many joys are associated with the holidays, stressing about finding the right gifts for everyone in your life is not one of them. Stress be gone! Here are some fun gift ideas for kids (and adults) of all ages.
When you think of building blocks, do you think of big, soft, beautiful blocks? [...]
“Mom, Dad, have we got a surprise for you!”
Even if it’s the big news you’ve been waiting breathlessly to hear, learning of your impending leap into grandparenthood can be an unnerving experience. As if somebody just hammered the final nail into the coffin of your middle age.
Don’t be [...]
Buying kiddie toys, games and other gear is one of the pleasures of being a grandparent. Just ask those junior executives at Mattel, Hasbro and Toys R Us, who are banking their early retirement on it.
The problem is you’re bombarded with so many choices that it’s nearly impossible to know what [...]
For many children, one of the most exciting aspects of the holiday season is Santa’s arrival on Christmas Eve. In the days leading up to the holiday, kids spend hours listing what they hope to find underneath the tree, hoping they will end up on St. Nick’s “nice” list. They set the cookies and milk [...]
Well, it’s started. One just fell out of my newspaper and there were two in yesterday’s mail. What are they?
Holiday Toy Catalogs. The annual deluge has begun. They’re filled with coupons, special discounts and early bird specials to entice you to buy yet another toy.
Don’t do it. Don’t even open those colorful, clever [...]
Toy Fair 2011 is the biggest toy show in North America, as we now know from walking every inch of the trade show floor! We were in search of the best new toys for grandkids, and we found and tested some real winners.
Girder and Panel Building Sets from Bridge Street Toys proves that everything [...]
Fisher Price is voluntarily recalling the Little People® Builders Load ’n Go Wagon, in cooperation with the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission and HealthCanada. They are modifying the wagon’s handle because children may be injured if they fall on it.
The affected wagon has a yellow handle and a Little People Builders decal on [...]