Perplexis Puzzle Ball Maze

November 15, 2012
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We have some close friends that live down the street from us that we car pool with to school every day and the kids are over at their house a couple times a week to play. And without fail, every single time one or both of the boys will spend at least half an hour [...]

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Best new baby bath tub

September 21, 2012
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I really wish I had this tub when my kids were babies. It is brilliant, because what my babies hated about baths is being laid out on their backs in a traditional baby tub. This bucket design in this European Upright Baby Bath Tub is genius. The baby gets to stay upright, is held with [...]

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The Best Balance Bikes

September 13, 2012
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Balance bikes are the perfect way to introduce kids to bike riding. They don’t have brakes or pedals and are typically sized for kids 2 to 6. They develop the balance skills necessary for riding a bike and they have been shown to be a better way to learn to balance than training wheels on [...]

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Water Table For Kids

April 9, 2012
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There is something about standing at a table playing with water that kids love.  Every once in a while we make the trek into the Children’s Museum and they have a great room with all sorts of fun things to do with water and soap.  There is a bubble making station, a place to make [...]

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Great Baby Gift: Changing Pad Covers

February 3, 2012
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Baby gifts are one of the most difficult gifts to buy. Babies don’t really have opinions about the kinds of toys and clothes they like and they actually don’t need much. It is months before a newborn baby will even notice any of the adorable toys their parents got at the baby shower. For this [...]

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Boon Glo nightlight

February 1, 2012
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I am always on the lookout for the coolest nightlights and look what the awesome people at boon made for us? In addition to its sexy space-age look, the glowing balls can be removed from the base and taken wherever you need a little light (just a little, the word on the street is that [...]

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Collectable Muppet Toys

January 27, 2012
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Have you heard of the Vinylmation figures? They are these little (3 inches) vinyl toys inspired by the Disney theme parks and collected by many. I am newly enamored of them, I think they are adorable and I love the element of surprise. When you order them you get blind box, meaning you don’t know [...]

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Muppets Toys!

January 25, 2012
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We recently saw the new movie, The Muppets (Loved It! Grown-ups and kids alike!). I am really hoping that this movie sparks a craze for all things Muppet. If you, or someone you love, is crazy for a particular Muppet did you know that you can have you very own plush version? My longtime favorite, [...]

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Glow in the dark hexbug nano

December 8, 2011
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Our kids love hexbugs. We have had the bigger spider like hexbugs, but they never get played with as much as the little hexbug nanos. ANd the only way I can think of to make the hexbug nano even more fun is to make it Glow In The Dark! I think what makes the nano [...]

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The Most Beautiful Blocks

December 6, 2011
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Blocks are such a basic toy that I think they get overlooked. But they are, in my humble opinion, the most versatile toy there is and crucial for proper development. If there was a law passes that every baby came home from the hospital with one toy, I would vote for that toy to be [...]

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