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The Toy Insider Announces HOT 20 TOYS for 2011 Holiday Season

The Toy Insider Announces HOT 20 TOYS for 2011 Holiday Season

With the holiday season always seemingly just around the corner, it's never too early to start holiday shopping for your kids this year. Not sure what to get your child for Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanza? Check out the top "hot" toys for 2011 according to Toy Insider.

Kids Fall Fashion: Back to School Trends

Kids Fall Fashion: Back to School Trends

This fall, the trend to talk about in kids' fashions is layering. Check out our guide, complete with photos and buying information, and send your little ones back to school in the coolest clothes.

No-Mess Halloween Cupcake Cups

No-Mess Halloween Cupcake Cups

Forget your metal baking pans. More important--make clean-up easier! These paper baking cups from Welcome Home Brands aren't just convenient (bake treats right in them and serve directly from the oven), they're cute, too.

Flavorful Birthday Party Favors & Fun Themes

Flavorful Birthday Party Favors & Fun Themes

Check out these creative, "flavorful" birthday party favors and ideas—for kids of all ages—from Wonka chocolate bars and cake pans to yummy-looking (and eco-friendly!) gift bags.

Orange & Pumpkin Smoothies for All!

Orange & Pumpkin Smoothies for All!

The Happy Family® brand, popular for their organic squeezable baby foods, has introduced the new Happy Squeeze line of fruit smoothies, perfect for every member of the family, not just the tots.

Stuff We Like: Just For Fun

Stuff We Like: Just For Fun

Check out our most recent lineup of favorite products for kids, featuring everything from an adorable critter towel from Apple Park to the new album, 'Little Nut Tree' from kiddie musician Dan Zanes. We're also loving Pottery Barn Kids 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' bedsheets, and BellyWashers fruit juice punch.

Saving Money on Your Kid's Back-to-School Shopping is as Easy as Learning the ABCs

Saving Money on Your Kid's Back-to-School Shopping is as Easy as Learning the ABCs

With summer ending and fall nearly in full swing, it's time for kids to gear up for another school year. As students know, this means new backpacks, pencils, and notebooks. As parent know, this means a back-to-school shopping list that can be anything but budget-friendly. Read on for easy, money-saving tips that ensure your little student starts the school year off right, without breaking the bank.

Stuff We Like: Best-Dressed Baby Products

Stuff We Like: Best-Dressed Baby Products

Check out these stylish clothes, shoes, and accessories for mom, dad, and baby including adorable bear-shaped hair clips by Tous, a dapper diaper bag for dad by Diaper Dude, Cole Haan's latest line of baby shoes, and For Multiples, a new twin-friendly maternity line for moms expecting more than one.

Topps Company Introduces the My City New York City Sticker Book

Topps Company Introduces the My City New York City Sticker Book

The Topps Company has introduced a new sticker book that will make even the most seasoned New Yorker want to act like a tourist again. The My City New York City book includes all the greatest NYC landmarks and sights, and a great incentive to get out and see them: $8,000 in specialty tours and gift certificates.

Baby Meets City Mom Blogger Suggests the Best NYC-Based Books for Kids

Baby Meets City Mom Blogger Suggests the Best NYC-Based Books for Kids

Ellen Schmidt, the blogger behind Baby Meets City, tells us her favorite New York City-based books for kids.

Stuff We Like: Summer Must-Haves

Stuff We Like: Summer Must-Haves

Check out the must-have products this summer, including a lightweight but strong line of mesh beach totes; a hair product that protects against damage by sun, salt, and chlorine; fun pool and water toys for kids; and a chalk art set for kids.

Grandpa's Got Stories

Grandpa's Got Stories

This Father's Day, give Granddad a way to record his memories for your kids. Here's tips on how to help him start a journal and preserve his life stories for generations to come.

Stuff We Like: Father's Day Gift Ideas

Stuff We Like: Father's Day Gift Ideas

Let's all agree that dads are difficult, if not impossible, to shop for. This Father's Day, get him a gift he'll really appreciate -- check out our top gift picks for the big guy in your life.

New Summer Math Program Aims to Combat Summer Learning Loss

New Summer Math Program Aims to Combat Summer Learning Loss

Each year, students leave school at the peak of their math skills, only to let those skills wither over the summer as they enjoy camps, vacations, and video games. To combat this, TenMarks Education yesterday released its new summer math programs designed to give parents and students the tools they need to not only keep their math skills sharp, but to help students move ahead for the next school year.

Oh My Word! Fun Fill-in-the-Blank Postcards for Campers

Oh My Word! Fun Fill-in-the-Blank Postcards for Campers

These tell-it-like-it-is, fill-in-the-blank cards from Oh My Word give campers an easy and fun way to write home.

Slip 'N Slide Celebrates 50 Years with New Water Slide

Slip 'N Slide Celebrates 50 Years with New Water Slide

A classic summertime staple, the Slip 'N Slide celebrates its 50th anniversary this year with a new version: the Extreme Monster Splash Water Slide.

The Sun Safety App: A Must-Have for Parents

The Sun Safety App: A Must-Have for Parents

Make keeping your family protected from the sun’s harmful rays effortless by downloading the new UV Safe Timer application from KINeSYS.

Stuff We Like: Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Stuff We Like: Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Check out our top picks for mom this Mother's Day, including jewelry she'll love, one comfy and stylish summer dress, and a no-cooking solution!

Stuff We Like: Green Products for Kids

Stuff We Like: Green Products for Kids

Check out these eco-friendly products for kids and families, including a bamboo clothing line, sustainable toys, and decorations made from recycled materials.

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters' Golf Video Game Hits Stores

'Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 12: The Masters' Golf Video Game Hits Stores

Electronic Arts Inc., announced today that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 12: The Masters has shipped in North America. For the first time in franchise history, players can experience the rich history and tradition of the Masters Tournament and begin their own journey to become a Masters champion.

Stuff We Like: Feeding Baby

Stuff We Like: Feeding Baby

These products make mealtime fun for little ones. Check out the Baby Bullet system, which turns making your own baby food into an easy task; BandaBib, the perfect baby bib in the cutest colors; the AnimalFun Infant Tableware Set for young children just starting on solids; and GoGo SqueeZ Applesauce, the perfect healthy and easy-to-eat snack.

Books that Teach Children About Diversity and Tolerance

Books that Teach Children About Diversity and Tolerance

We've compiled a list of children's books that teach kids the importance of diversity and help instill tolerance.

Stuff We Like: Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

Stuff We Like: Valentine's Day Gift Ideas

We've put together some of our favorite Valentine's Daygifts for kids and parents. Show your little one some love with a special lunchbox that carries love notes or help mom unwind with a set of celebration glasses from Bohemiarts.

Pregnant in Heels: Mompreneur Rosie Pope

Pregnant in Heels: Mompreneur Rosie Pope

Manhattan mom Rosie Pope started her own clothing line, Rosie Pope Maternity, in 2008. This winter, Pope's new reality TV show, "Pregnant in Heels," will debut on Bravo. We sat down with the mompreneur to discuss her inspiration, how she juggles work and family life, and what's next for her brand.

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

Stuff We Like for Kids: Fun with Food

Check out these cool products for children that are all about making food fun, including veggie-filled cookies and a sippy cup you and your little one will both love.




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NYMetroParents is the parenting division of Davler Media Group and encompasses 9 regional print magazines within the greater NY metro region as well as the website (nymetroparents.com). Following the success of the first NYC parenting resource book, "Big Apple Baby," BIG APPLE PARENT was launched in 1985; it is now the largest publisher of regional parenting content in the United States.

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