A.I. Toys for Kids – 4 of the Best Smart Robots for 2016-2017

Best Toys for Boys 2016
Best A.I. Smart Robot Toys for Kids - Image of Robot

AI Smart Robot Toys – Top Picks Over the past few years I have noticed an emerging trend that I had a feeling would take the world of toys by storm – and it looks like this year it has. AI toys (toys with artificial intelligence, i.e., those toys that are able to notice and […]

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LEGO Gifts for Toddlers – Best of Duplo Sets for 2017

Best LEGO Sets for 3 Year Olds
Best LEGO Building Sets for Toddlers - Gift Ideas for 2017

Check below for some great suggestions on which LEGO Duplo sets are the best this year for toddler-age kids (around 3) – and if you aren’t crazy about the suggestions toward the top, move on down the page (scrollbar on right) and you will find some additional resources that can help you along. Nice resource!

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Best LEGOs for 3 Year Olds for 2016 (and Into 2017)

Best LEGO Sets for 3 Year Olds
LEGO Duplo Sets for 3 Year Old Kids - Mashup

These days, when hunting for great gift ideas for a 3 year old (whether it is a boy or girl), LEGOs are a great way to go. So many new ideas have emerged among the LEGO Duplo building sets that there are many to choose from – and some stand out as better than others […]

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Fun Christmas Activity Books for Kids – Best of 2016

Best Christmas Books for Kids
Christmas activity books for Kids on PInterest

Something that I found out this year, for the 2016 holiday season — Christmas activity books for kids are the bomb!  🙂  And – there are lots of them to choose from, including sticker, coloring, decorating a Christmas tree – and some are all of the above.  Here are the best of ’em this year […]

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Best Christmas Story Books for Kids to Read – Top 5 List for 2016

Best Christmas Books for Kids
Santa in blue snow globe

Which Christmas stories are stealing the hearts of kids? Here is a “top 5” list – some of the current favorites for this year’s holiday season. (Some classics, some newer books that probably should be considered classics.) [View the story “Top 5 Kids’ Christmas Story Books 2016 – Best Holiday Books for Kids to Read” […]

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2016 Best Christmas Books for Kids – Children’s Reading List for the Holidays

Best Christmas Books for Kids
Santa and reindeer flying through the night sky - header for List page

It’s hard to resist these titles – new and classics, the “must read” children’s books for this Christmas holiday. (**Note – This is a slideshow – use the arrows at the bottom to scroll through the picks on the list.)

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Best Christmas Book Classics for Kids – Top Picks for 2016

Best Christmas Books for Kids
Gold Christmas tree

Yes, almost all of us love Christmas-time, and one of the most cherished and memorable times during the holidays is family reading – and even though there are some fun newer books, the classics are simply the best.  Here are several of the best holiday classics, plus some other helpful resources of the “you might […]

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Timeless Family Reads: The Best Christmas Books for Kids

Best Christmas Books for Kids
Family reading together at Christmas-time

We love new holiday books, but the best family reads are timeless. You know, the classics. Or – the ones that you know will become instant classics as soon as you read them. For families everywhere, I compiled a short list – three of the best Christmas books for kids, their parents…and basically anybody and […]

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The Best LEGOs for Adults

Best LEGOs for Adults
LEGO A Love Story book by Jonathan Bender

Some people think that becoming an adult, or growing up, means you have to give up all of the toys and hobbies you loved as a child and teenager. Not true. It’s a common misconception, for sure, but some people are lucky enough to simply make a career out of something they loved as a […]

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Best Adult LEGOs – 2016-2017 Gift Ideas for the Grownup LEGO Fan

Best LEGOs for Adults
LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Oh Yeeaaah guy

What to Buy an Adult Who Loves LEGOs? Know a grownup that loves LEGOs?  Or perhaps one of those “geeky” types (like myself) who loves figuring out how things work or how they are put together? Here are some ideas on not only harder, more advanced architectural and other technical sets as gifts – there […]

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