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Safety 1st 8024

High-Def Digital Monitor  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland For a no-frills baby monitor, this Safety 1st model provides remarkably clear audio from your infant’s room. With a belt clip, you can easily carry around the unit as you go about your business; it allows for a range of up to 1000 feet. The battery life is […]

Best Baby Cribs

Best Baby Cribs

Top 10 Rated Baby Cribs By Valerie Baldowski There are oodles of infant cribs out on the market and the sheer number of brands and styles can boggle the mind. Many of them are fairly homogenous with similar or identical features, but close scrutiny reveals a few key differences which make some brands a better […]

Lorex BB2411

2.4″ Sweet Peek Video Baby Monitor  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland The Lorex Sweet Peek Video Baby Monitor offers ample range of up to 450 feet. The video monitor provides decent video coverage of your child in his or her crib. You’ll get a clear picture even at night with the night vision on the 2.4-inch […]

Levana Astra 32006

Digital Baby Video Monitor with Talk to Baby Intercom  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland You’ll feel relieved to be able to hear and see your baby sleep with this Levana Astra digital baby video monitor. The camera monitors your child while you go about your business in the home. The picture quality is very good, even […]

Best Toys for Children Age 5, 6, 7

Best Toys for Children Age 5, 6, 7

Top 10 Educational Toys for Chidren Ages 5-7 By Brittany Rowland For school kids ages 5 to 7, the best educational toys disguise learning as fun and games. We found the following 10 toys to be exceptional for such qualities as: Reinforcing reading and math skills Interactive design that encourages hands-on learning Involved enough for […]

Philips Avent SCD560/10

DECT Baby Monitor with Temperature Sensor  9/10 By Brittany Rowland A sleek baby monitor from Philips, this Avent device lets you hear the slightest cooing and breathing from your infant with the highest sensitivity setting. If you prefer, you can turn down the volume and still detect noises from the nursery thanks to the LED […]

Melissa & Doug USA Map 51 pcs Floor Puzzle

Toys for Ages 5-7  8/10 By Brittany Rowland Puzzles are great tools for teaching kids to focus for extended periods of time and patiently match pieces together. The end result is a colorful representation of the United States, with important cities clearly labeled. Each state also has a fun picture representing its unique features, from […]

Magnetic MightyMind

Toys for Ages 5-7  8.5/10 By Brittany Rowland You’ll be amazed at how intently kids work at these Magnetic Mighty Mind puzzles. Each card has a tangram-like design that you have to fill with different shaped tiles—squares, circles, rhombuses, triangles, etc. It takes kids a while to figure out some of the trickier puzzles, but […]

ThinkFun Zingo 1-2-3

Toys for Ages 5-7  9/10 By Brittany Rowland A family-friendly game that helps kids practice counting, addition, grouping, and word recognition, ThinkFun Zingo 1-2-3 is Bingo with an energetic twist. The Zinger dispenses the tiles and kids have to be the first to grab or call the tiles they need for their boards. There are […]

Best Toys for Kids Age 8, 9, 10, 11

Best Toys for Kids Age 8, 9, 10, 11

Top 10 Rated Toys for Kids Age 8, 9, 10, 11 As children advance from the 3rd grade to preparing for middle school, they learn even more complex subjects in school: history, science, social studies, health, etc. We looked for educational toys that not only enhanced the skills kids possess from ages 8 to 12, […]

Union 4-in-1 Convertible Crib

Adjustable Crib  7.5/10 By Valerie Baldowski This Union model crib has its good points but some drawbacks as well. The crib frame is made of New Zealand pine wood with a non-toxic finish free of lead and phthalate, and the mattress can be adjusted to four heights. One side of the crib can be removed […]

Little Tikes Super Chef Kitchen

Kitchen Play Set  7.5/10 By Brittany Rowland This Little Tikes Super Chef Kitchen may inspire a lifelong love of cooking in your little ones. Its solid construction promises hours of imaginative play for even the most boisterous children. The set has a compact design, so its footprint won’t take over the entire playroom. The oven, […]

Melissa & Doug Fold and Go Mini Barn

Farm Playset  9.5/10 By Brittany Rowland With seven textured, detailed farm animals to arrange and play with, the Melissa & Doug Fold and Go Mini Barn is sure to provide hours of imaginative play for three- to five-year-olds. The two-story barn opens up to reveal multiple rooms for the animals; it also includes a ladder […]

Best Toys for Toddlers 2, 3, 4 Years Old

Best Toys for Toddlers 2, 3, 4 Years Old

Top 10 Educational Toys for Children Ages 2-4 By Brittany Rowland Toys for tots ages 2 to 4 are not only entertaining but educational, helping them develop fine motor skills, concentration, dexterity, problem solving, creative play, and imagination. As we looked at a number of toys for children in this age range, we looked for […]

More Toys for Kids 8-11

Kindle Fire  8.5/10 Includes a 7” full-color touchscreen display Battery life supports 8 hours of reading and 7.5 hours video play Wi-fi connectivity 7.5” x 4.7” x 0.45” – 14.6 ounces The Kindle Fire isn’t designed specifically with kids in mind, but today’s tech-savvy children will figure out how to navigate this e-reader within minutes […]

More Baby Strollers

Graco Ipo Platinum  7/10 Length when open: 26.5 inches Width when open: 19 inches 50 lbs. Compared to heavier strollers, this stroller holds up to 50 pounds. This 17.5-pound stroller has a one-handed folding feature for … more Back to Top Baby Strollers