The Art of a Thank You Note

As parents, we have many lessons to teach our children. One that I’ve made a point to work on with my kids is the art of a “thank you” note. It’s important to instill this in… read more

Fun Spring and Summer Toys on NBC Chicago

Spring has sprung, and with the beautiful weather comes awesome new toys. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by NBC in Chicago to show off some of the season’s best new products. For more on the… read more

The Best Fidget Toys on Better Connecticut

Fidget toys are a hot trend this year. These toys are designed to help kids concentrate, stay focused, and remain calm. Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Better Connecticut in New Haven to… read more

The Best Beach Toys on Good Day Chicago

Looking for the best toys for the perfect day at the park or the beach? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox’ Good Day Chicago to talk about the best new outdoor toys for… read more

MURO Encourages Development Through Play

Goal: £30,000 (US $38,373) Funding Period: Until May 15 Creator: Jeremy Bond MURO allows kids to play and develop in their own unique ways. Designed similarly to an average busy board, MURO is fully customizable with… read more

Top Summer Toys on WGN Chicago

Goodbye winter, hello summer! Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by WGN in Chicago to show off some of the best new toys for the summer. For more on the products featured in this segment,… read more

The Best in Baby Gear on PIX 11

With so many options out there, what are some of the best kinds of gear to add to your baby registry? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by PIX 11 in New York to… read more