WWE Superstars Slams into the Doll Market

Whether you are a TV fan or wrestling fan, there is no doubt that there is a huge following of the show Total Divas, and now Total Bellas, on E! The Bella Twins, Nikki and Brie, are fan favorites regardless of how you follow them. What is even more interesting is that girls are the […]

Boy Dolls: Seven to Consider

There are many benefits to having a doll for your son, grandson or nephew. While dolls are historical considered a ‘girl’ toy, having a doll for a boy has tremendous social and emotional benefits. You can see some of my thoughts on that here. Boy Dolls Additionally, the play potential for girls may be limited […]

Summer Gift Guide: Cool Summer Gift Ideas for Kids

It is officially the start of summer! It can be a great time for trips to the beach, ice cream stops, excursions to the local pool, noshing at backyard BBQs and, most of all, amazing memories. Make those memories more fun with these Summer Gift Ideas for Kids! Whether your are looking for outdoor toys, […]

Toy Tuesday: LeapFrog Line Up!

There are a lot of LeapFrog products out there. These are my current top favorite LeapFrog Products for the holidays and for birthday gifts throughout the year: LeapFrog TV, LeapPad Platinum or Epic, The LeapFrog Word Whammer, The LeapFrog Number Lovin’ Oven, and the LeapFrog Build and Discover Tool Box. You can see my whole […]

Top #Hasbro Games for Autistic Children

When you have a child on the autism spectrum, you often can’t imagine sitting down with him or her for a game night. Children on the spectrum have a hard time attending, following steps, sharing and taking turns, as well as handling frustrations when a game does not go well, leaving parents frustrated, confused and […]

Best Tablet for Kids – Little Scholar

As a parent, the tablet is an inevitable part of our kids lives. For those of you that have managed to avoid it. Kudos to you. For the rest of us, it has a permanent place in our household. Full disclosure, my kids each have an iPad. Granted, they are hand-me-down iPads with cracks and […]

Playmobil Egg Surprise

If you are looking for a little Easter gift, a filler for an Easter Basket or even a fun favor for a Spring party, check out the Playmobil Eggs for 2015. There are four Playmobil Surprise Eggs: Red, Yellow, Blue and Pink…Pirate, Princess, Beach and Farm. Each has about 25-40 pieces that creates a scene […]

Slumber Party Ideas: 5 Products You Need

If your daughter is begging for a sleepover party, and you don’t even know where to begin, consider these five products from Alex Brands that takes the work load off your plate and loads up their plates with lots of things to do (when they are probably not sleeping.) Consider using one (or all) for […]

The Ugglys Pet Shop Series One

If you are a fan of the Shopkins line and have seen my post about Season 2 and 3 here, then you got a preview of the Ugglys Pet Shop line. Made by the same group, this is geared towards boys- though it is great for any gender or age! The fun part is that […]

Shopkins Season 2 and 3

I’m a new convert to the Shopkins line. It is super adorable and so much fun to collect. While appropriate for ages four and up, there is a lot of collectible and play value for all ages. Shopkins Season Two is already in stores and there are 140 new characters and four new themes, including […]

VTech Smart Friends, Farm, Kidizoom & Flipsies

There are some fun toys coming from VTech in 2015 – everything from cameras, new Smart Wheels and a brand new interative doll line. Kidizoom Action Cam The multi-function Kidizoom® Action Cam brings adult technology to a new generation of active kids. Following the huge success of the VTeh’s Kidizoom® Smartwatch, one of the hottest […]

The New Cabbage Patch Kids for 2015

As a child of the 1980s, I sought, found and played with Cabbage Patch Kids. I was one of those children that was a mega fan and loved playing with my Cabbage Patch Kids. They have been around in various forms since then, but with new branding for 2015, the main Cabbage Patch Kids line […]

Etch A Sketch Birthday

Etch A Sketch®, The World’s Favorite Drawing Toy® turns 55 this year! In 1960, when it debuted, it was the number one selling toy for Christmas that year. More than 175 million units have been sold worldwide since it made its debut as a mechanical drawing toy at the American International Toy Fair in New […]

Castles to Carnivals: New Playmobil Sets for 2015

One of the hottest toy brands in my house this year is Playmobil. “Santa” (wink, wink) brought a lot of Playmobil sets to the house over Christmas and it has increased the play time value in our household. It is one of the toy brands that unites my two children of two different genders and […]