Where you do your holiday shopping matters just as much as what you buy. Supporting local stores provides real benefits to your community. Local businesses create jobs and help fund your town’s essential services such as public schools, police and fire departments through their tax dollars. (Read more about why my experience serving on a […]
Have You Discovered “The WooHoo Factor”?
As a mom, I know that many of the toys advertised on TV look amazing but then sit unused in the toy box. When I enter my local toy store, I see items that I know my kids will love and use. With a special eye for relevance and all out fun, small toy store owners handpick […]
These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things
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….
Toys to Trust Picks and Recommendations
Here are some of our recommendations for Toys to Trust. We will continue to post new guides and add them to this list, because safety is a year ’round concern! Retailers of Safe, Non-Toxic, Lead-Free Toys and Gifts Craft with Confidence: Non-Toxic Supplies for Kids Dolls, Plush Animals, and Other Cuddly Friends Tips for Choosing […]
Tips for Safer Toy Giving
Here are some Tips for Safer Toy Giving this season. Don’t forget to check out our list of Toy Boutiques and Stores to Trust and our 12 Days of Gift Giveaways for more ideas for safer toy shopping and giving. Buy American (or European or Canadian): Western nations have stricter oversight, which is one of […]
Retailers of Safe, Non-Toxic, Lead-Free Toys and Gifts
These are stores that take special care with selecting non-toxic toys and informing consumers about their items. We’ve been working on a guide of our favorite safe toy picks. We also know that everyone has different kids of various ages with their own individual interests and ideas about the perfect toy. So, we’ve put together […]
12 Days of Holiday Toy and Gift Giveaways!
This Holiday Season, we’re hosting 12 Days of Giveaways! There will be safe (non-toxic and lead-free) toys, fun gifts, and hip baby clothing and accessories. Plus, even if you don’t win, there will be lots and lots of coupons, too, for savings. If you want to be notified by e-mail when we post a new […]