Play & Grow
by Sherry Artemenko, Play on Words | October 30 | 0 Comments
When baby arrives, its time to play. Since newborn babies prefer a variety of shapes, curves, angles and contrasts in light and dark, your face is his first favorite toy! He reacts as you talk to him and smile, watching your mouth, eyes and face move, casting shadows and changing expressions.
by Ellen Metrick, National Lekotek Center | October 11 | 0 Comments
Ive been in the working world for a good stretch of time and although my office attire is often a touch casual, there are occasions when theres a demand for me to attend important functions and power-up my outfit. Tucked into one section of my closet is what I term my "power suits." I think we all have our own version of a power suit --those outfits that make us feel professional, polished, pretty or powerful.
by The American Specialty Toy Retailing Association | October 3 | 0 Comments
At one point or another, weve all wanted to solve the worlds problems. Or maybe just one problem. Ironically, our ability to understand, connect and empathize with others around us and the world at large didnt necessarily develop from our academic achievements. Our problem solving abilities were most likely developed through our childhood play.
by Kate Tanner, Kidstop Toys & Books | August 12 | 0 Comments
Whether you're ready for the routine to return or not, back to school is just around the corner. But hitting the books doesnt have to mean forgetting the fun. Here are five great ways to keep the woohoo! in back to school -- especially if you have a child that is a little nervous.