What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

STUFF WE LIKE: VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL

     Home  >  Articles  > PRODUCTS
by Dawn M. Roode

Related: valentines gift ideas, valentines day gifts, stuff we like, shop heart, cardiovasular health, heart disease charity, where does love come from, samsung pocket camcorder, monster hoodies busted tees,


Check out these Valentine's Day picks, from a book of love to monster hoodies.
 

stuff we like

The Book of Love

where does love come from?

The perfect gift any time for new family additions (yours or a friend’s)—whether for V-Day or a baby shower or just because—the new board book “Where Does Love Come From?” illustrated by Milena Kirkova is destined to be a favorite. Bright pictures, die-cut peekaboo pages, and its sweet and simple questions about love make it irresistible. (Accord Publishing; $9.99; www.bn.com)

shop heart

 

Shop Your Heart Out

Heart disease is the number-one killer of American women. Chances are every one of us knows someone affected by it. Why not support research and show you care by gifting this delicate sterling and garnet necklace ($62; www.shopheart.org) in their honor? Proceeds benefit the American Heart Association, whose mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke. Visit Heart.org to learn more and to link to more gifts that give back (including a pair of earrings to match this necklace, if you’re feeling generous).

samsung pocket camcorderMoving Pictures

For the adventurous clan, splurge on a family gift this February 14 that will capture your memories all year ’round: the rugged body of the 5.5 megapixel Samsung W200 pocket camcorder can go everywhere from under water to jammed in a backpack on bumpy hikes. It’s waterproof up to about 10 feet, dust- and shock-proof, and made to withstand the elements. Its built-in USB arm makes it easy to upload videos to the computer to share with friends, it’s small enough to stash, and it’s great for capturing quality HD footage in low-light settings—and it even has a funky fish-eye setting for artistic, quirky videos your kids will love. ($159.99; www.bestbuy.com)

monster hoodies from busted tees

 

Monster Hugs

Want a Valentine’s gift idea that’s not all pink and frills and lace, that a dad can share with his daughter or son (yes, boys should get some love this holiday, too)? Check out these Monster Hoodies from Busted Tees. Handcrafted of super-soft, lightweight fleece, they’re available in bright blue or gray, big and small ($49.95 for adult sizes; $39.95 for kids’ sizes 2-8; www.bustedtees.com). Even if you don’t want to walk around the neighborhood all matchy-matchy, get your cozy “family fix” bundled up around the house!

 

 

 


Never lack for a family activity

Receive our weekly highlights newsletter · Over 1,000 local activities

More PRODUCTS Articles

Stuff We Like: Top 5 Tech Toys for Kids
Unique Kids' Gifts from New York City Museums
Holiday Fashions for Boys and Girls
Stuff We Like: Weather or Not
Photographer Behind Humans of New York Releases Children's Book

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local PRODUCTS Sponsors


Village East Gifted
216 Willis Ave.
Roslyn Heights, NY
631-549-2313
Village East Gifted is an enrichment program in Lo...

Mancuso Movers
50 Hawthorne Ave
Port Chester, NY
914-937-2178
You can take comfort knowing that our locally owne...

Hannah Kroner School of Dance
1180 Willis Ave.
Albertson, NY
516-484-5430
The Hannah Kroner School of Dance has the highest ...

Nannies Across America
877-626-6978
Nanny's USA is nationally recognized for its signa...
House of Orthodontia
New York, NY
718-852-4414
...
See Our PRODUCTS Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2015 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE