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  1. Family Fun

    What makes a great baby toy?

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    The amount of baby toys and baby toy brands available on the market can be overwhelming to the savviest of shoppers. As a parent,...
  2. Toys and Play

    Best toys of 2011

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    We have checked out dozens of toys this year and here are some of our favorites for little boys and girls. Read on to find out our...
  3. Toddler & Preschoolers

    How to create a positive learning environment at home

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    To help your children excel in life, you need to creative a positive learning environment in your home. Begin instilling a love of...
  4. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Lessons to teach while playing with blocks

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    Toddlers and preschoolers love playing with blocks. In addition to developing motor skills and hand-eye coordination, block play can...
  5. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Ways to incorporate learning into play

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    Play isn't all fun and games. Both free play and guided play can foster creativity and learning in young children.
  6. Toddler & Preschoolers

    The importance of play

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    Kids are born to play -- it's instinctive. Play is fun and exciting, but it's also much more than that. Play helps develop a child's...
  7. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Tips for beating toy boredom

    Look around your toy-cluttered home and you may be seeing too much of a good thing. Fewer toys can actually fight boredom, if you...
  8. Toddler & Preschoolers

    Ideas for making play more fun

    Parents can encourage imagination and creativity by playing with their kids. It's a great way to make playtime more fun for everyone!
  9. Family Fun

    The importance of playtime for your little one: The first year

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    You ensure your baby is securely buckled up into his carseat for the half-hour drive to go shopping. You give him plenty of treats...
  10. Toys and Play

    Are parents really “taking the fun out of toys?”

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    In her Wall Street Journal article, Lenore Skenazy asserts that by making toys more about sensory development, early intervention,...
  11. Well-being

    Creative ways to not turn to food for comfort

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    Did the start of a new year mean the start of a new diet for you? Did you lose weight or are you back to your pre-diet eating...
  12. School & Education

    Teaching our kids the art of creativity

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    As parents we often put a tremendous emphasis on our kids doing well in school. A good education is important, but academic learning...