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All Blog Posts Tagged 'toys' (116)

Drugs, Theft, and Bad Things Little Girls Do

I’ve already confessed to forgery. But I’ve done other hard crimes too.

It’s no secret to anyone who knows me or reads this blog that Barbies were an important part of my childhood. Not in a BFF kind of way, but more in a drug addict kind of…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 20, 2012 at 3:55pm — No Comments

The Toy-Which-Must-Not-Be-Named

My son doesn’t have a Jack-in-the-box. Excuse me while I pause and breathe a sigh of relief.

But what does alarm me are the toys that play music, light up, or have some other battery operated function… especially at 3 am.

If you’re a mom it’s not hard to imagine that 3 am wake-up call from your child. You hear a small sound coming from the baby monitor and hope it doesn’t become a bigger more upset sound. But the moans and groans become a cry and you accept your fate (if you…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 14, 2012 at 7:10pm — No Comments

The Real Toy Story

It's Friday the Thirteenth.  Only seems appropriate to blog today about something creepy.  How about your child's creepiest toy?

There really isn't anything that can make a horror movie freakier than having a traditional children's toy turn into some kind of demonic character. You could look at the other side of it all as in Toy Story where the toys actually come to life when 'people' aren't around.  I remember being woken up in the middle of the night less than a year ago by one of…

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Added by Jen C on January 13, 2012 at 8:18am — No Comments

I was a Barbie Girl

My sister is 4 years younger than me. When we were just kids, those 4 years felt more like 40. We were, and remain to this day, total opposites. I’m reserved, she’s outgoing. I play it safe, she takes risks. I like books, she likes being active. I’m girly, she’s a tomboy. But growing up in rural Pennsylvania gave us few options for playmates. We had no choice but to get along or be alone.

Opposites or not, we could always get along long enough to play Barbies.

Our evenings and…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 11, 2012 at 11:43am — No Comments

Messy Horrors from the Nursery

As I have said before, I have wanted children for a very long time. Despite this, I still cannot comprehend the fact that I am, actually, a mother now and responsible for a little dude. Although the desire was always there, the idea of having children always seemed foreign and distant; a concept too big to grasp, like pondering the size of the universe.

Now here I…

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Added by Jennifer Stauffer on January 10, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

'Twas the Nucking Futty Night Before Christmas

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through our pad,

Every creature was stirring, being exceptionally bad.

The stockings were hung too close to the floor,

And Goatdog was eating each one that he tore.

The twins were bouncing off the walls in their…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 22, 2011 at 5:22pm — No Comments

Lady and the Blog.com - 48 Hour Contest: $50 Toys R Us From Yahoo! Shine Get It Guide Hottest Toys

http://www.ladyandtheblog.com/2011/12/20/48-hour-contest-50-toys-r-us-from-yahoo-shine-get-it-guide-hottest-toys/

To help you pick up all these great toys, one (1) lucky LAB reader will receive a $50 Toys R Us gift card!

How do I enter? You have a few options AND EACH COUNTS AS ONE ENTRY. Leave a comment with your…

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Added by Vera Sweeney on December 21, 2011 at 3:24pm — No Comments

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Added by Abby Billings on December 21, 2011 at 11:34am — No Comments

Inexpensive craft time with kids



Inexpensive craft time with my kids



I went to KMart the other day to look around and found these really fun Christmas ceramics you can paint.…

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Added by Tawna Richard on December 12, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Again...Why buy toys?!!!

Again…why do we buy toys?

I know I have said this before but I still am trying to figure our why my hubby and I buy toys for or kids.

Seriously!…

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Added by Tawna Richard on December 12, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Skid marks can suck it.

** If you can drive five REALLY loud eight-year-old girls without wrecking the car, you can do just about anything.

** I think I'm gonna make it easier on myself and just give everyone access to my bank account this Christmas.

** Stupidity is what makes the world go round (or at least it seems…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on December 9, 2011 at 11:19am — No Comments

Little Choux Gift Card Giveaway!

We love going to birthday parties... But sometimes I scramble last minute for a gift, so I am trying to build my "toy chest" to keep fun gifts around to bring to birthday parties! And Little Choux is just adorable - they have so many unique…
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Added by Freshmom Blog on December 8, 2011 at 8:08pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For Teens and Tweens

Teens and tweens, are some of the hardest people to buy for. That is, unless you buy them the latest and greatest tech gadget… But wait! There are other gift ideas that do not start with the letter ‘i’.

We have put together this great list of gift ideas that will suit teens from the college student,…

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Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Gift Guide - For L'il Ones (and not so Little)

Every day, our kids are bombarded with commercials for toys they must have! Most of these toys will probably hold their attention for about five minutes and end up at the back of their closet. I try to never fall prey to these crazes (well, I did with the zu zu pets but only because I thought it would be a…

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Added by Audreyvp on December 3, 2011 at 3:57pm — No Comments

Awesomeness = Grandma!

Are you a marathon shopper?  Maybe the one that get to the stores the night before a HUGE sale for the best deals?  I've seen some amazing pictures of the deals people have been getting from the Black Friday shopping trips and a part of me (a very SMALL part) wonders what it would be like.  continue

 

Added by MamaTalesBlog on November 25, 2011 at 8:24pm — No Comments

Why do we buy so many kids toys?

Why do we think kids need so many toys? I am DONE!

When I was young we had a handful of toys and we were fine with that. It seems now that kids, mine included, have more toys then I did my entire childhood. This is what I walk downstairs too daily, it’s the play room.…

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Added by Tawna Richard on September 15, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Random Toys

Personally, I think today's toys do too much. Walking through the aisles at the toys store most of the toys I see are battery operated and play music or make some sort of sound. When I was a kid, the toys we had made us use our imagination. They didn't do anything special unless we invented a story ourselves. As a parent, I try to balance the "old school" toys with the "new school" toys. The ironic thing is that at her age she easily grows tired of them.… Continue

Added by MamaTalesBlog on September 3, 2011 at 2:59pm — No Comments

Hmm Maybe the Play Kitchen Wasn't the Best Idea

I have been dying to get my 2 year old her play kitchen.  I LOVED my play kitchen as a child and I was so excited to buy it for her.  I heard so many mom's getting it for their kids when they were just a year old, but I didn't think it was a great gift yet....she wasn't even pretend playing until 18 months.  So I patiently waited to get it for her until her 2 yr old birthday.  It sat in boxes for three weeks in my dining room waiting to be put together.  When you have two kids close in age…

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Added by Jenny Ritt on August 22, 2011 at 8:17pm — No Comments

A Letter to the Liquor Store

 

Dear Liquor Store,



Perhaps you may have heard some rumblings about the impending summer vacation that's about to pounce on the town here any day now. Yes, kids will soon be out terrorizing the streets and pimping lemonade hardcore on every effing corner. They will be changing their clothes 357 times a day, thereby creating even more…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 19, 2011 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Product Review: Little People Pirate Ship

Aye, aye captain! Ships ahoy!



Imagine being the master of your own destiny or the captain of your own pirate ship. If you're two years old, such lofty goals might seem unreachable, that is, until you lay your eyes on a real treasure from Fisher Price.…
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Added by Samantha Kemp-Jackson on June 26, 2011 at 11:48pm — No Comments

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