From wheelchairs and hearing aids for dolls to fun sensory, sorting and emoji toys, these products make playtime fun for kids of all abilities.
This month we spent a few days at the annual International Toy Fair in New York, and what fun we had! The Javitz Convention Center in Manhattan was overtaken by the spirit of play. Imagine a space the size of seven football fields filled with the latest toys and games. STEM/STEAM-related toys that teach coding and robot building were a big trend. Toy makers are focusing on creating engaging toys...
A 3-D animation kit, sleep solution for Baby, French language program and books on baking and individuality are featured this month. For more product reviews, visit NAPPAawards.com.
For this month of love, we're loving new content-connecting and creative toys, a word-building book and a feeding support that makes Mom the boss.
A fun strolling bike, a mindful book for moms, a mat for making art, a cool baby gym and a kid-friendly meal service are this month’s picks from our editors.
Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? We have some terrific, award-winning finds from the National Parenting Product Awards — robots with personalities, 3D printers that young kids can use, a play table that requires no tools to set up, a drum set for your littlest musician, a book starring your child as the hero, a yoga mat that also teaches the alphabet, and so much more. Check out...
The first time I went camping with my husband, I told him I had a big tent that would comfortably fit us and his 6-year-old son. He laughed and still laughs at the memory of us squeezing into a tent that barely covered our two-and-a-half bodies without an inch to spare. Apparently, it was large enough for one person only. After my sons were born, we switched to RV camping...
Yoga pants are great for any number of things: lounging, napping, running errands. If you like to actually practice yoga in yours, though, you’ll want some that perform at a higher level. Yoga pants from Flexi Lexi (www.flexilexi-fitness.com) won’t let you down. The polyester-spandex pants come in a variety of eye-catching colors and patterns – from Aztec to pineapple to mint, watermelon wedges and neon-yellow. They also have a number...
The National Parenting Products Awards (NAPPA) is one of the longest running and most respected awards programs in the country and connects families with quality products. For more information visit www.nappaawards.com
Whether you’re shopping for your little one or looking for that perfect shower gift, these options are as adorable as they are useful. For more product reviews, visit NAPPAawards.com
Road trips, getaways, flights and daycations. Here are some fun finds for the family’s next vacation. For more product reviews, visit NAPPAawards.com. Wish You Were Here Share vacation highlights with friends by sending customized postcards with the Get Postly app ($1.99 per card, www.getpostly.com). Snap a picture with your phone, upload it to the app, write a message and send. Available for iOS and Android. Sweet Dreams...
May is National Pet Month. Show your fur-ever friends how much you care with these fun and innovative pet products.
Melissa Halas-Liang is a nationally recognized nutrition educator, Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator, and wellness expert who truly “practices what she preaches." She personally lives a healthful lifestyle while also inspiring others to do the same.
Whether it's helping kids eat healthier with her children's books or inspiring parents and students to live more nutritionally fit through education, Melissa Halas-Liang believes good nutrition plays a vital role in spiritual, physical and mental health.
Blogger Gina Oshin, and parent of twins, posts everything from summaries of parenting lectures she attends, to practical advice for dealing with issues such as tantrums and sibling rivalry, to her ongoing journey to become a more mindful parent.
By Christina Simon, Anne Simon and Porcha Dodson. A blog for parents who are applying to private elementary schools in Los Angeles. And, what life is really like at some of these schools. - See more at: http://beyondthebrochurela.com/new-to-the-blog-start-here/#sthash.guAHzZ57.dpuf
KnowsyMoms is the place for college parents. It will help you with everything from what to buy to how to handle social and emotional challenges you and your student may encounter.
Think of Babble Dabble Do as your warmly messy, always accessible, online studio space; a place you can come to find a little art and design, a little magic, ahem, I mean science, and many other projects for kids.
We are a professional nutrition counseling office located in Torrance, CA. led by registered dietitian Sumner Brooks. Our practice is based on a non-dieting mentality, allowing clients to finally find a peaceful relationship with food.
MommyLovesTech.com is a tech lover’s resource for the latest must-have gadgets, websites, tech news and information founded by FOX 11 News and Good Day L.A. weathercaster and anchor Maria Quiban.
weelicious focuses on quick, easy, nutritious recipes that are made using fresh, but minimal ingredients. The recipes appeal to a range of ages – from infants starting on solid foods to school-age kids and even adults.
Kid friendly. Adult fare. Taster Tots L.A. is a Los Angeles-based restaurant blog and food-related news source for parents and families.
Amber Dusick is the author of the bestselling humor book, Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures and a contributing writer to The Huffington Post, SheKnows.com and Ladies’ Home Journal. Her blog, CrappyPictures.com, receives over a million views a month from parents looking for a laugh.
Good Reads with Ronna – reviewing the latest & greatest books plus reading-related products for kids & families.
Ronna Mandel, former Associate Editor at L.A. Parent, is now a freelance writer who interviews authors, reviews children's books and educational products and promotes reading-related events.
Even though Los Angeles has some of the country’s finest museums, busy parents often know very little about them. Museum Stories is a blog about what’s happening at L.A. art and cultural museums for grown-ups with kids.