Battling it Out With TOMY’s BattroBorgs

What exactly was the appeal of Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots? Was it knocking your little brother’s block off with Mom’s permission? Or marveling at how you could control your robot (sort of) remotely? Either way, TOMY’s BattroBorgs are an update on the remote boxing match that has all the appeal of the original with […]

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3 Lessons Grand Theft Auto 5 Teaches Us About Buying Games for Kids

  Despite the fact that Grand Theft Auto 5 depicts scenes of torture (the waterboarding, tooth-pulled-out-with-pliers kind of torture) and probably a lot of other things that developing minds shouldn’t be using for ethics fodder, I’m not here to be judgey. I mean it. You know your kids, and you know what’s right for your […]


5 Great Onesies for Baby Cosplay

We all know that cosplay is serious business; the costume play industry has been growing exponentially and won’t be going away anytime soon. There are as many approaches to cosplay as there are characters to recreate. Some choose to lovingly cultivate and create each painstakingly accurate detail, and some spend hundreds ordering their costume online, […]

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5 Awesome Nerdy Bathtime Toys

Some kids are perfectly happy in the tub. They’re content to chew on a washcloth, play with a rubber ducky. Or engage in other slightly less desirable bath time activities. Then you have those who rail against a bath with the fervor of a pissed off howler monkey. Whether your kid is in the loving […]

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4 New Ways to Teach Programming to Toddlers

There are a few things we know for sure about toddlers. First, don’t let all the pooping and messy eating fool you, they’re really smart. They’re learning a ton of information every day, and remembering it, sometimes a little too well. We know that the best period for new language acquisition is before age seven, […]

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4 Fun Science Experiments for Preschoolers

There’s no better time to get your tots interested in science than the preschool years. Natural explorers and thinkers, preschoolers enjoy getting their hands on science experiments to learn how the world works. (Especially if they get messy in the process!) Finding activities with science that your young nerd can understand at this age can […]

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10 Great Apps for Parents of Toddlers

There may be a lot of things that divide your household on a daily basis. Cloth diapers or disposable? Rock or Bach? Pasta or gluten-free? One important point of contention that may be fueling the fire is whether or not you use your handheld tech to help keep you on schedule and connected. Some parents […]

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It All Adds Up With Toddler Math Products

If there’s one thing that never changes, it’s the challenges and triumphs of teaching your toddler how to count, add, and recognize patterns. It’s a such a refreshing joy to watch them learn the things that will be with them all their lives, and math definitely falls into that category. That doesn’t mean that it’s […]

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5 Great Apps for Kids Ages 2-4

Whether or not you should hand your device over to your young child remains a controversial topic, but it really doesn’t need to be. With a little bit of forethought, your phone or tablet can become a great learning station for little ones. App developers are beginning to tap into the kids demographic, which is […]

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Kid-Friendly Playstation 4 and Xbox One Launch Titles

Nearly all the punches have been thrown, and we’re entering the final rounds of the next-gen console war. Sony and Microsoft know that for those who are still on the fence, the games that will be available for kids to unwrap at Christmas or to play on launch day may tip the scales. It’s been […]

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