As cute as a button, Pom Pom the Baby Panda will undoubtedly be a popular pick for kids this holiday season. Part of Hasbro’s FurReal collection, Pom Pom is a cuddly friend that moves and sounds like a baby animal.
When it comes to planning for your baby, one of the most important purchases you will make is their crib. The one item that they will use the most, the crib should be both functional but safe. In the past ‘eco-friendly’ meant ‘double the price’, but now more companies are finding ways to implement earth friendly measures into their production.
Debuted last Fall, Vtech’s Go! Go! Smart Wheels collection mixes good old fashioned car fun with interactive play. New for 2014 the company has added 6 new playsets to the collection to allow kids to create a custom city. Designed for kids 1 to 5, the Go! Go! Smart Wheels line is easy to build, re-configure and expand.
New for 2014 Fisher-Price has re-designed their Laugh & Learn collection to change as your child grows with their new Smart Stages technology. Now available with three stages; explore(First words and sounds spark baby’s curiosity) for kids 6 months, encourage(Prompts baby though questions and simple directions) for little ones 12 months and pretend(Imaginative fun and early role play) for toddlers 18 months and up, the Laugh N Learn collection offers more play value than ever before.
The Weimer family has certainly not had it easy. The Oregon family has been faced with a number incredibly difficult situations. Ryan, and his wife, Lana, are raising two sons, Keaton, 9, and Bryce, 2, who are living with a rare form of muscular dystrophy. Their other two children have passed away from the same condition, spinal muscular atrophy. Son Eston, died at birth, and daughter Addison, mere days before her third birthday.
Well known for their well priced, fashionable offerings, H&M is also working to support children in developing countries. On October 23rd it was announced that the company would be joining forces with UNICEF again for their popular ‘All for Children’ collection.
Today the FDA announced that Nutek Disposables, Inc. of McElhattan, PA has initiated a nationwide voluntary product recall at the retail level of all lots of baby wipes that it manufactured under the brand names Cuties, Diapers.com, Femtex, Fred’s, Kidgets, Member’s Mark, Simply Right, Sunny Smiles, Tender Touch, and Well Beginnings, because some packages may contain bacteria.
Following in the footsteps of Diane Furstenburg and Stella McCartney, Kate and Jack Spade are set to debut a special collaboration with Gap Kids. This marks Kate Spade New York and Jack Spade’s first foray into children’s wear as well as the first time the Kate Spade & Company brands will partner together. Set to hit stores on October 30th for just 2 weeks, the collection includes fun, bold prints and cute sophisticated looks for little fashionistas!
Your favorite Disney Princess can slide, glide and dance with the new Glitter Glider Castle Playset. I had the chance to preview this set at Toy Fair earlier this year and loved its ability to be re-arranged and expanded for increased play.
Disney’s number one movie, Frozen is still mesmerizing kids all over the planet. And while the stock has been thin of merchandise over the past 8 months, retailers are gearing up for the holidays with lots of new dolls, playsets and accessories.
We recently got our hands on Mattel’s new Ice Skating Anna doll($35) and are excited to show you how cute this doll is!