If you could live anywhere, and build your own custom home from scratch, what would your dream house be like? Me? I would probably want a renovated Victorian with easy access to the rails and a short distance from New York City. We’d have a wraparound porch looking out our wooded property, dark hardwood floors, […]
As a blogger, I get a chance to see all of the hottest holiday toys at events such as Toy Fair, Time to Play and more. Here are a few of my favorite toys….
Children are natural ecologists. They love to play outside and appreciate the joys of discovering rocks, plants, and animals along the way.
What they need a little help with is conservation–learning to reduce, reuse, and recycle. Shutting off the lights, taking shorter showers, and opening a window instead of turning on the air conditioning are all ways that even the littlest person can make a difference.
The Plan Toys Green Dollhouse aims to introduce children to sustainable living through a concept dollhouse. Every aspect of the Green Dollhouse helps children learn how people can co-exist with their environment in a more eco-friendly way…
Any parent with a preschooler knows that teaching the little niceties of social interaction can be a challenge. Children want to be sweet, they just do not always know how and remembering manners in the middle of playtime can be tough. Caring Corners has introduced Mrs. Goodbee, an interactive talking doll house, as a fun, […]
A reader e-mailed us because she had concerns about the Melissa & Doug Victorian Dollhouse ($150, unfurnished) she had purchased for her daughter. After checking out the research we e-mailed her, she felt comfortable keeping this child-safe dollhouse. Melissa & Doug manufactures in China and many parents are understandably concerned about the lead paint recalls. […]