Pregnancy and early parenthood is a magical, special time. But it’s also a time of sleepless nights, endless laundry and new responsibilities. It’s amazing how everything changes: our emotions, our relationships and all the stuff we now need. Our friends at the National Parenting Product Awards know this process well. For 30 years, they have […]
One of our favorite childhood memories is looking through toy catalogs and circling the ones we loved and hoped would arrive wrapped with a big bow. Flipping through the pages and dreaming about each item was a big part of the whole holiday experience – the anticipation of something wonderful. We want to give you […]
We are in the midst of the most unusual back-to-school season we’ve seen. Like many of you, we feel like it’s still March. After weathering the difficult pivot to virtual learning last spring, we rallied and somehow got our kids through. But the pandemic continues and now we are beginning a new academic year fraught […]
Family games are a way to connect and bond with your kids during this difficult time. Step away from the news and schoolwork with our award-winning picks.
You say you’re looking for a versatile stroller? Booties your baby can’t kick off? A new window into the world of books, civil liberties or cooking for the kids? These family products have you covered.
If you’re looking for the perfect gift for a new mom or dad and baby this holiday season, we have lots of great suggestions, thanks to our friends at the National Parenting Product Awards. They have been busy evaluating and testing these products all year and we’re excited to share the annual “Bundle, Baby and […]
Looking for the perfect gift this holiday season? We have more than 250 terrific, award-winning finds from the National Parenting Product Awards — inspiring animal books, collectible dinos, fairy cottage construction kits, brainy board games, robotic dragons and so much more. Check out “Jingle,” the National Parenting Product Awards’ annual gift guide. And for even […]
Our Friends at the NAPPA Awards tested hundreds of products to bring us this guide to all things fun – the best toys, games, travel gear, books, music and educational tools to keep the creativity and learning going all summer long. Click the cover to open the digital edition of this guide and find the […]
Our L.A. Parent team just came back from Toy Fair in New York and one thing we learned for sure is that you are never too old to play with toys. The International Toy Fair, produced by The Toy Association, is an annual gathering of more than 1,000 toy and game manufacturers, big and small, […]
Ready for 2019? Our pals at the National Parenting Product Awards are helping families everywhere be comfy, cuddly and happy at play with their January picks. Start with some stylish solutions for your home. Customize the mimish Pouf with Storage ($69, mimishdesigns.com) by mixing and matching top and bottom pieces, and you’ll have seating that […]
The holiday shopping season is upon us. With more fun toys, games and tech to choose from than ever, we’re offering up a few favorites from the National Parenting Product Awards. But this is a mere sampling! For even more gift-giving ideas, have a look at “Jingle,” the National Parenting Product Awards’ annual gift guide. […]
Check out this month’s great product reviews, which include letter learning fun, shape sorting, a circular challenge, light-up dough and a grow-with-you stroller. Scroll to see them all. Get Your Head Around This: Show off your smarts with Otrio ($39.99, marblesthebrainstore.com), the game of strategy. To win, align three of your pieces in a row based […]