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FBI Issues Smart Toy Warning: Here’s What You Need to Know

FBI Issues Smart Toy Warning: Here’s What You Need to Know

The FBI recently issued a public service announcement for parents about the dangers of smart toys. We consulted with an expert for tips on how to keep your family safe.

A New Way to Save Money for Your Kids

A New Way to Save Money for Your Kids

Kidfund is an app that makes putting money into your child’s savings account as easy as tipping the barista.

Interview with Diaper Dude Founder Chris Pegula

Interview with Diaper Dude Founder Chris Pegula

Diaper Dude's Chris Pegula talks dads' roles in parenthood.

Picasso Kidz Sells Creative Toys and Art Supplies in Greenlawn

Picasso Kidz Sells Creative Toys and Art Supplies in Greenlawn

Picasso Kidz, a children’s art studio in Greenlawn, is now selling ZoLO and Fat Brain Toys as well as art supplies.

Lego to Create a Women of NASA Set

Lego to Create a Women of NASA Set

Just in time for Women’s History Month and the Oscar-nominated movie ‘Hidden Figures,’ Lego announced it will be creating a fan-designed set called Women of NASA, featuring Katherine Johnson, Margaret Hamilton, Sally Ride, Nancy Grace Roman, and Mae Jemison.

American Girl Debuts New 2017 Girl of the Year Doll, Gabriela McBride

American Girl Debuts New 2017 Girl of the Year Doll, Gabriela McBride

American Girl is ringing in the New Year with the debut of Gabriela McBride™, the company’s new 2017 Girl of the Year™!

Holiday Books: Create an Advent Calendar

Holiday Books: Create an Advent Calendar

Our picks for holiday-themed books for kids, plus an Advent calendar idea for kids who love to read.

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

Eggo Waffles Recalled for Listeria Contamination

There has been a 25-state recall of the tasty Kellogg Company brand breakfast staple – Eggo Waffles - due to a possible contamination of the listeria bacteria.

The Top 7 Toy Stores in Queens

The Top 7 Toy Stores in Queens

A list of our top seven favorite toy stores in Queens.

Recall Alert! Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Pose Fire Hazard

Recall Alert! Self-Balancing Scooters/Hoverboards Pose Fire Hazard

The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission has recalled a number of hoverboards because the lithium-ion battery pack which is used in the device can overheat.

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

LEGO Is Creating Stay-at-Home Dad and Working Mom Figures

The new set of LEGO minifigures were unveiled at the 67th International Toy Fair in Nurenberg, Germany.

Lego Introduces its First Disabled Figure

Lego Introduces its First Disabled Figure

Lego introduced its first ever disabled figure.

Startup Raising Money for First-Ever Self-Driving 'Smart' Stroller

Startup Raising Money for First-Ever Self-Driving 'Smart' Stroller

One company is trying to raise funds for the first-ever “smart” stroller that drives itself.

American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year™ Announced

American Girl’s 2016 Girl of the Year™ Announced

2016's American Girl doll, Lea Clark, is here and ready for adventure!

New York Toy Stores Share Their Top Toy Picks for the Holidays

New York Toy Stores Share Their Top Toy Picks for the Holidays

Local toy stores in New York City share their hottest toy picks for the holiday season.

Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Parent Coach Specializing in ADHD Releases New Book

Cindy Goldrich, Ed.M., ACAC, founder of PTS Coaching—a parent coaching program for parents of children with ADHD, published a book on parenting children with ADHD that was released in October.

Tea and Dollhouse Parties at Whimsies Dollhouse Shop

Tea and Dollhouse Parties at Whimsies Dollhouse Shop

Whimsies Dollhouse Shop, which offers custom dollhouses, now offers tea and dollhouse birthday parties in Greenwich.

Sterling Optical of Nanuet Under New Ownership

Sterling Optical of Nanuet Under New Ownership

Sterling Optical, which has new owners, expanded its selection of glasses options for children in Nanuet.

Mom-and-Pop Toy Stores Near You

Mom-and-Pop Toy Stores Near You

Whether you're shopping for birthday, holiday, or just-because presents, nothing beats browsing the toy selection at your local mom-and-pop toy store. Here, a list of independent toy stores in the NY metro area.

New Online Retailer Sells Handmade Children’s Clothing

New Online Retailer Sells Handmade Children’s Clothing

Magnolia Lake Clothing is a new online children's clothing company that hand sews clothes out of vintage fabrics. The clothing company offers regular sizes up to size 8, as well as custom sizing.

16 Unique Gifts for Kids All Made in NYC

16 Unique Gifts for Kids All Made in NYC

Each of these made-in-NYC kids' gifts is sure to thrill the recipient while you support local artisans and commerce--so go ahead, go shopping and show your city pride!

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

10 Tips & Tools for Organizing Your Family Life

Deciding that you're going to organize your family life is one hurdle to get over. So here are 10 tips and tools to make it easier to organize your life and get a clutter-free home.

Amazing High School Graduation Gifts

Amazing High School Graduation Gifts

Stumped for what to get that soon-to-be high school grad you adore? We rounded up a unique collection of personal, practical, perfect presents.

Awesome Middle School Graduation Gifts

Awesome Middle School Graduation Gifts

End-of-eighth-graders are not exactly easy to buy for. And you're invited to a middle school graduation party. No worries. We sussed out ideal gifts, whether you want to spend a little or a lot.

Cool Elementary School Graduation Gifts

Cool Elementary School Graduation Gifts

Is a special child graduating from elementary school this month? Whether it's your own child, a favorite niece or nephew, or that sweet kid who lives next door, we've got the perfect present.




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