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Best Baby Activity Table (which one should you buy?)

Best Baby Activity Table: Which one should you get for your baby? We did some research and found a few to consider - check it out!

When you’re shopping for baby toys, there’s an endless supply of options.  It’s almost overwhelming.  One toy that my kids always loved when they were babies is the activity table.  But which is the best baby activity table? Like we usually do, we spent some time researching a bunch of different options.  There are just so many out there. Like …

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Benefits of Wooden Toys for Babies, Toddlers, & Kids of All Ages

Given the popularity of wooden toys, we decided to really dig into the benefits of wooden toys for babies, toddlers, & kids of all ages!

Wooden toys have been popular forever, but over the last several years they have definitely seen a spike in popularity.  I never used to have much of a preference between wood vs. plastic – after all, there is plenty of plastic stuff that is high quality, and plastic allows you to do more from a toy design perspective.  So what …

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Best Indoor Bounce House for Home (your kids will thank you)

Best Indoor Bounce House for Home: We did the research and figured out the best bounce house that'll give your kids hours of fun indoors.

More than ever, parents have been looking for ways to keep their kids entertained at home.  We’ve already covered several other options (the Nugget couch, play kitchens, snow day activities, etc.) but today we’re going to focus on the best indoor bounce house for home.  When I was growing up, a bounce house was one of those rare things you …

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Best Play Kitchen Accessories for Kids (these make it much more fun)

Best Play Kitchen Accessories: Here are our picks for your kids to have the most fun with their play kitchen. Check them out!

We’ve already written quite a bit about the best wooden play kitchen for kids, but once you have a good play kitchen, the fun has just begun.  Imaginary play is MUCH more fun when you have the right accessories.  So what are the best play kitchen accessories? We’re not going to lie, there is a LOT out there. Some of …

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Best Wooden Play Kitchen for Kids (they LOVE this one)

Best Wooden Play Kitchen for Kids: We took a look through some of the best wooden play kitchens - check out what we found!

Kids love imaginary play.  Whether it’s playing “house”, driving a racecar, or building a fort, they love anything that seemingly connects them to what they see from adult, in books, or on TV.  Our kids absolutely love their play kitchen, which prompted us to do a little bit of research on the best wooden play kitchen for kids. Why wooden? Wooden …

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The Figgy vs. the Nugget: Which Play Couch is Better?

Figgy vs. the Nugget - which play couch is best? We review in detail across multiple different categories to give you our assessment!

We’ve written about Nugget alternatives before, but now we’re going to take a look at a new Nugget alternative contender: The Figgy.  In a comparison of the Figgy vs. Nugget, which play couch should you buy? If you haven’t heard of the Figgy, it’s new to the rapidly growing play couch scene.  Play couches to a certain extent have been …

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Best Way to Organize Toys (and Keep Your Home Mess-Free)

Have the toys taken over your home? If your home is anything like mine, the toys are everywhere! And, with each passing year, my kids just keep accumulating more. No matter how hard I try – between birthdays, holidays, and grandparents – the toys have a tendency to take over the house. If I step on one more Lego or teeny …

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The 7 Best Toys for 18 Month Old Toddlers (to REALLY Keep Them Busy)

At 18 months old, your baby isn’t such a baby anymore. Suddenly, you look across the room and your little guy isn’t toddling anymore… he is running! He is getting curious and into everything. It’s getting harder and harder to keep him entertained for long periods of time with his baby toys. Finding the best toys for 18 month old …

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The Top 10 Best Dinosaur Toys for Kids in 2018

Tired of searching the internet for the best dinosaur toys for kids?!? We've done the legwork for you! Here are our top ten favorite dinosaur toys for kids of all ages...

Many kids go through a dinosaur phase. My son is 2, and he loves to read his favorite dinosaur book and scare the snot out of me by running around the corner roaring! If you search the internet for the best dinosaur toys, there will be pages and pages of results. For several years there wasn’t much happening on the …

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Best Baby Climbing Toys 2018: Which Ones Will Help My Baby Develop?

As a parent, especially a first time parent, tracking your baby’s developmental milestones can be stressful and frustrating when your baby appears to be behind. We went through a bit of this with our daughter. At 9 months, our daycare performed the ASQ-3 test to test motor skill, communication, and other milestones. Sure enough, she was behind in most areas. As …

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