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Berry Blossom Tink

by T Akery November 10th, 2011| Product reviews
Tinkerbell is undoubtedly a very popular Disney figure. There are so many dolls out there that it is easy to get confused. This particular review is about the Disney Fairies 9-inch Feature Doll - Berry Blossom Tink.

Now, there is no doubt that the package design and the "try me"

Rose Art Creative Art Toolbox

by T Akery October 27th, 2011| Product reviews
The Rose Art Creative Art Toolbox is an art kit that includes its own carrying case. However, this particular product features exactly one useful item, the toolbox. The rest of the kit consists of cheap art supplies and cheap coloring paper.

Apparently, each crayon, marker, paint color, and piece of

LeapFrog Leapster 2

by T Akery October 13th, 2011| Product reviews
Leapster 2 by LeapFrog is a handheld video learning game system for kids. It comes in two basic colors, green and blue for boys and pink and purple for girls. It is recommended for ages four to eight years old. There are two basic preloaded games that do not

Vtech Kidizoom Cameras

by T Akery September 16th, 2011| Helpful Hints, Product reviews
Vtech Kidizoom cameras are one of the more innovative toys out on the market. Since giving your child your cell phone to take pictures inevitably leads to certain disaster, this is the perfect way for your child to dabble in the world of photography and take things from their

Nintendo 3DS Review

by T Akery July 8th, 2011| Product reviews
Nintendo 3DS has been out on the market since March. It certainly has garnered a lot of attention for its ability to produce a 3D effect. The questions are whether it is worth the $250.00 price tag and if it is still better to just to get the Nintendo

Silly Bandz

by T Akery June 24th, 2011| Elementary, Product reviews
Silly Bandz are practically everywhere. They have been banned from some schools due to being a distraction. Their appeal for kids is in the bright colors and their ability to snap back into shape after they are worn. These little plastic bands are adorning kids' wrists.

Silly Bandz are not

Nurturing the Leader in Your Child

by Ronald A. Rowe June 16th, 2011| Helpful Hints, Product reviews
There are a lot of books on parenting out there. Most of them have at least a nugget of wisdom that you can use. But few deliver the bang for the buck that I got out of reading Nurturing the Leader Within Your Child: What Every Parent

Play Wonder Dollhouse

by T Akery June 8th, 2011| Product reviews
A dollhouse is a usually one of the dreams a little girl has when it comes to toys. After all, their dolls need a place to live, play and dream. Because in a little girl's imagination those dolls are real. So, it makes sense to them to have a

S107G Remote Control Helicopter Product Review

by Ronald A. Rowe April 27th, 2011| Product reviews
Most days, working as a writer involves searching for clients, mining the depths of the human psyche for inspiration, and struggling to find the perfect word to convey an emotion like "getting exactly what you expected but still being disappointed with what you got." Not last Thursday, though. Last

Crayola Washable Colored Bubbles

by T Akery April 25th, 2011| Product reviews
Usually, Crayola churns out some pretty good products. So when Crayola introduced their washable bubbles, it was natural that both parents and kids were excited about this new product. That was until they bought it. After one play session, parents quickly found the color bubbles not quite what they

Wooden Building Blocks

by T Akery April 15th, 2011| Preschool, Product reviews
The fascination of building often starts at an early age as toys are often piled on top of each other and then destroyed in the next minute. The beauty of wooden building blocks is that they last quite a long time and can withstand the destructive power unleashed upon


by Louise January 7th, 2011| Product reviews
Looking for a fun toy that's educational too? I suggest a gyroscope.

Gyroscopes are a common topic in Physics classes. They seem to defy gravity, which is why they are addicting to play with. (Search "gyroscope" on YouTube if you have never seen one in action before.) You can perform