Top Preschool Games for 2009

While walking the aisles of this years Toy Fair, I came across hundreds of spectacular games for all ages. Here are some of my favorite new games for preschoolers that are coming out later this year! CANDY LAND: SWEET CELEBRATION...

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Toy Fair Blog

I recently walked the rows of Toy Fair in New York, where I saw thousands of new toys from hundreds of companies. There will be no shortage of “cool toys” this year, but toy companies are aware of the...

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What To Do When Your Kids Favorite Toy is Sold Out

I am often asked this question: When you go to buy the toy your child wants, and find out it’s a hot toy and there are none left, what do you do? There are basically a few different options. Bounce...

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Halloween Safety: Should Trick or Treating always be on a Saturday?

Halloween has always been one of my favorites holidays with respect to spending time with my kids. The choosing of the costume (always a long hard decision), trick or treating, and Halloween parties have made Halloween a huge event....

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Promises, Promises!

A very funny story happened to me about 10 years ago that we can all learn from. The year was 1998, and Furby was the hot toy of the year. You couldn’t get it anywhere, and people were frantic to...

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The “Hot Toy”

Parents often focus on getting the “hot toy”, and if they don’t get it, in their mind, the holiday will be a failure. Often, the hot toy might not be the “right toy” for your child, as it doesn’t...

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Age Appropriateness

It’s really very simple: follow the age guidelines on packages when buying for your children. They are there for a reason! When my kids were young, it would drive me crazy, as members of my family would ignore age guidelines....

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Buy Now or Buy Later?

It’s always a big dilemma. Do I do my shopping now or do you wait until after Thanksgiving when the bigger sales start? Well, if you haven’t shopped for toys that much, you’ll learn this is entirely different than...

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