Marissa DiBartolo

Marissa DiBartolo is the editor-in-chief of Adventure Publishing Group. She manages all digital and social media content for the Toy Insider and the Pop Insider, and she contributes feature articles to leading trade magazine The Toy Book. A board game fanatic and professional toy reviewer, Marissa has been featured on the TODAY Show, the Steve Harvey Show, ABC World News Now, Fox and Friends, and more! She spends most of her free time shopping for superhero T-shirts, crushing at Mario Kart, and anxiously awaiting her Hogwarts acceptance letter. You can follow her on Twitter @thattoygirl.

Style Me Up! Perfect Nail Markers Let Kids Get Creative with Nail Polish

Manicures are expensive, and although it’s fun to get pampered, it can be even more fun to let kids do their nails themselves (or maybe with a little help from mom). Style Me Up! Perfect… read more

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Light Stars Keep Kids Feeling Safe and Happy in the Dark

Being alone in the dark is scary for kids, which can make bedtime a challenge. There is one sure-fire way for parents to put them at ease: light up toys. Light Stars, from Interactive Toy… read more

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Playmates Toys Gives Boys the Dreamhouse Experience TMNT Style

Many girls know and love the Barbie Dream House, from Mattel. But what about boys? Boys deserve a ridiculously tall play set for their action figures too, right? Not to say boys can’t enjoy Barbie’s… read more

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Inexpensive Toys with Tons of Play Value

Sometimes kids deserve a special little treat—whether they refrain from crying at the dentist, got an extra star on their homework assignment, or behaved well on a long shopping trip, it’s nice to reward them… read more

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