Do Not Pass Go; Do Not Collect $200 – Take Me Back Tuesday remembers Monopoly

For unlucky individuals, “Do not pass go; Do not collect $200” is the most terrifying phrase of the money-loving game – Monopoly! A game that has allowed generations of people to buy and sell their way to the top without spending a dime, Monopoly appeals to the capitalist in all of us! I mean, who [...]

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Bounce, Pounce, and Flip – A New Action Sport for our Gymnic Hop Balls

I remember the good old days when extreme sports were skateboarding and skydiving, but as more kids and adults attempt to conquer extreme sports, sport innovators reinventing the concept of “extreme” in hopes of out-performing everyone else. While trying to create a sport no one has ever seen before, one amazing kid has combined two [...]

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Guinness World Record Day Takes the Globe by Storm!

Yesterday, thousands of people around the globe spent the entire day attempting to break completely obscure and unbelievable records during the 5th annual Guinness World Record Day – and I missed it! Though I wasn’t fortunate enough to participate in any number of this year’s amazing record shattering events and world-record attempts, let’s take a [...]

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Math and Money – A Real World Toy Experience

Clipping coupons, searching out sales, saving before spending – this economic recession has adults evaluating their spending habits and looking for ways to make sure they are economically sound. And, while kids do not necessarily understand all of the ins and outs of making, spending, and saving money, one thing they do know is that [...]

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And the Winners are … 2009 NAPPA Toy Awards Part 2

The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is a respected source for parents and professionals who seek the best children’s products that stand out among hundreds of others. These awards are highly regarded because “NAPPA’s team of independent expert judges and family tester (parents and kids) select the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and enduring [...]

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And the Winners are … 2009 NAPPA Toy Awards Part 1

The National Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA) is a respected source for parents and professionals who seek the best children’s products that stand out among hundreds of others. These awards are highly regarded because “NAPPA’s team of independent expert judges and family tester (parents and kids) select the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and enduring [...]

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