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Hot Holiday Toys on Mornings with Maria

A sneak peak at the holiday season’s hottest new toys.

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The Best Back-to-School Toys on WGN Chicago

Some great new toys to keep kids fit and active.

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Top Travel Toys on WGN Chicago

Our Toy Insider Mom shows off the summer’s top travel toys.

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The Spring’s Top Travel Toys on Cityline

The top travel toys for spring and summer road trips.

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Blockbuster Movie Toys on FamilyCircle.com

From the silver screen to your kids’ toy box.

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A Look Inside Toy Fair New York with Reuters

Toy Insider Mom Laurie Schacht was interviewed by Reuters at Toy Fair New York 2019 and spoke about some of the biggest trends in the toy industry and what to watch out for in the… read more

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Five Retro Toy Lines that Need a Proper Reboot

The Toy Association announced “Oh So Classic!” as a top toy trend of 2017 during New York Toy Fair back in February, and as we approach the holiday season, this trend continues to grow. In… read more

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Teddy Ruxpin Brings Back All the Warm, Fuzzy Feels

Hibernation isn’t meant for every bear. Teddy Ruxpin is back, and everyone is freaking out! It was the product reveal heard all around the Javits Center during Toy Fair back in February: Teddy Ruxpin has returned,… read more

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This Year’s Hottest Toys for Infants and Preschoolers to Keep on Your Radar This Holiday Season

For most, fall means digging through the attic to pull out scarecrows, making family trips to the apple orchard, and—of course—indulging in pumpkin-scented everything. While I do dapple in the occasional pumpkin spiced latte, as… read more

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The Season’s Hottest Toys on Fox Business Network

Want a sneak peak at the hottest toys of the holiday season? Toy Insider Senior Editor Marissa DiBartolo stopped by Mornings with Maria Bartiromo on Fox Business Network to talk about what toys will be hot… read more

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