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The Best New Toys of 2017 on The Today Show

  The best new toys for 2017 are making their debut at the Javits Center this week during the North American International Toy Fair. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by The Today Show to… read more

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The Year’s Hottest New Toys on Fox & Friends

Watch the latest video at Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by Fox & Friends to give a preview of the best toys at this year’s North American International Toy Fair in New York. For… read more


Outburst Brings Explosive Shout-It-Out Fun

Think you can name Michael Jackson’s top 10 greatest hits? Or 10 types of bears? Or 10 famous people or historical figures with the name “Tom?” Hasbro’s Outburst turns making lists into a loud, fast-paced… read more


Best Gifts for Kids on PIX 11 New York

There’s still time to pick up great gifts for kids this holiday season  Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht invited PIX 11 in New York to play with some fun toys at the Toy Insider offices.… read more


Going Rogue with Star Wars… Again

Last year around this same time, I was out in Los Angeles, more than 1,500 miles from my Illinois home, living a dream that I never knew could be a reality. As Disney/Lucasfilm prepared to… read more


Must-Have Holiday Toys on ABC Palm Beach

Looking for big smiles this holiday season? Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht stopped by ABC Palm Beach to show off the must-have toys this holiday season.  For more on the products featured in this segment,… read more