Category: Toys

My young daughter is in a really neat stage of her development. Over the past few months, I’ve noticed growth in her problem solving, creativity, and pretend play skills. It’s almost as if I can see her wheels spinning as she attempts to figure out how something works. I’ve been...

Sophie the Giraffe ($24) is one of those classic toys that is a must-have for your toy collection. So, when given the chance, I jumped at the opportunity to test out Sophie with my 4-month-old daughter. Sophie is a particular favorite for my daughter because the toy is easy to...

The Svan S.S. Ahoy Surprise Stacker is a challenging, surprising, and completely adorable toy which appeals to both my baby and pre-schoooler. The baby: The baby is attracted to the bright colors and, since it’s a Svan toy, I’m OK with the baby mouthing these natural materials and non-toxic paints. I’m...

I want to start by saying I embrace germs. My son eats dirt, plays on public play spaces, and he’s thankfully a happy, healthy boy. But when I saw what was growing inside his bath toys, I couldn’t handle it. He loves bath time and could play there all day,...

The Teething Egg is a great alternative for parents looking for something different than just the ‘run of the mill’ teething toy. The Teething Egg is an adorable, high quality teething toy, meant for little ones going through that, all too frustrating stage (for both caregivers and baby!). The Teething...

The sweetness of childhood For weeks my son requested a guitar. According to him, he needed that guitar to play for mama, papa, and basically anyone who would listen. The issue was not getting the guitar, as there are so many to choose from, the issue was that I did...

As a mom of a one-year-old who finds great pleasure in tossing everything from her high chair and stroller, the Lil Sidekick Multipurpose Tether ($10.95) is a welcome addition to to our home. Previously, I was constantly finding myself wiping off dirty cups and teething toys after they hit the ground,...

Kleynimals are innovative stainless steel toy keys and flatware with adorable animal faces that your child will love. I received the flatware ($39.95) and these are super high quality, beautiful, and practical pieces. The flatware came with two spoons and a fork, in a great carrier sack that sets these...

Like many moms, I try to be mindful of what is in my son’s toys. When I’m purchasing toys, I tend to buy items made of wood or other natural materials. Sometimes these lack that vibrant and exciting pizazz of a colorful plastic toy and can be cost prohibitive. So,...

Parents are constantly in search of toys to occupy their little ones, even if that means taking something safe from around the house to keep them occupied. I love the idea of taking common, everyday items that babies often take interest in and replicating them as toys that are actually...