Summer is right around the corner, but here in South Florida it sure feels like summer already, and our boys are counting down the days to summer vacation. At this time of the year, I always try to come up with the best summer toys for the kids, especially since our youngest son has a summer birthday. Our go to places for the best summer toys for kids are HearthSong and Magic Cabin, because these companies have the best selection of classic toys for kids that bring back nostalgic memories as well as new toys that are sure to become classics.… Read more
This year we wanted to find a gift for our oldest boys that they could use outside. They already have a basketball hoop, which is very popular, and they love to play hoop with their friends. However, this time around I was looking for something a little more portable, something that could be packed away when not in use, and something that could be great for whenever friends come to visit.… Read more
After hearing about the Plasmacar for quite a while, this unique ride-on finally made its arrival at our Florida home.
Curious and a bit puzzled about the popularity of this different ride-on, the kids and I put it together ourselves in no time. It took a little man power, but with the help of my sons and the neighborhood boys, the Plasmacar was soon up and running.… Read more
This coming Saturday November 10th is the third annual Neighborhood Toy Store Day, a day to celebrate the local toy stores in your neighborhood. You can find participating toy stores at www.
The new Neighborhood Toy Store website has been dedicated to help parents, who are looking for the best toys, and it is there to help you locate a store near you, where you can find these toys.… Read more
The AeroSpin Yo-Yo has arrived, and it is definitely making yo-yos cool again. One summer back in the eighties, my older brother brought his yo-yo along everywhere, and I envied him this wonderful new toy. So, when my oldest son wished for a yo-yo, I did some bargain hunting and found a yo-yo for a dollar. Of course, it did not last long, and I learned my lesson.… Read more
With my youngest son’s third birthday coming up, I have been looking for the perfect birthday gift for a toddler. The Step2 Dockside Sandbox and Climber is a perfect match, because it encourages independent play and activity.
Since my family lives in South Florida, it is very important for us to have shade. While we are fortunate to have a beautiful mango tree in the back yard, which helps keep the temperatures low, the mornings are still pretty sunny in our backyard.… Read more
The Aerobie Skylighter is a cool new toy from Aerobie, a company focused on creating high performance sports toys.
With three boys in the family, the Aerobie Skylighter is the perfect toy to keep my sons busy, whether it is at the park, at home or at the beach. The best part about the Aerobie flying disc is that the boys can play with it whether it is day or night, because the Aerobie Skylighter is a flying disc that lights up at night with a powerful LED light.