Fun Backpack Accessories for Back To School

By now, kids in the U.S. are officially back to school—which means, they are probably armed with tons of new school supplies and awesome new backpacks. But that newness and excitement can wear off quickly! A… read more

Back to School Toys on Breakfast TV

September is right around the corner and kids will soon be headed back to school with pens, pencils, markers, notebooks, and of course, great new toys for show and tell. Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht… read more

Preparing Kids for Back to School

There are several different ways you need to prepare your child for school, including mentally, emotionally, and physically. Whatever the age, there are certain things you need to get ready for them to begin school.… read more

Best of Toy Fair 2016: Toys That Have All the Feels

“But, how does that make you feel?” Toys aren’t all fun and games–they help kids learn important life skills, including enhancing their emotional intelligence. At this year’s North American International Toy Fair, products that emotionally stimulate children… read more

Tips for Stopping Homework Power Struggles

Last year, we had a daily struggle over homework. It was really frustrating for everyone, especially when there was a lot of homework or my son wasn’t quite getting it. There were many nights where everyone walked away upset,… read more