Posts Tagged ‘ Child ’

Daylight Saving Time: Spring Forward!

March 10, 2013    |    By +
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Though most of us attribute Daylight Saving Time to Benjamin Franklin, it was actually entomologist and astronomer George Vernon Hudson who put the concept on the map more than a century after Franklin birthed the idea. And he did so in order to collect bugs! Hudson was a postal worker by day and an... Read more »


7 Lucky Charms for St. Patty

March 7, 2013    |    By +
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While I was thinking of what to write about for the fairly un-giftable occasion of St. Patrick’s Day, I got fixated on the idea of luck. What is luck? Some believe in the old adage, “Luck favors the well prepared.” But what does “prepared” mean anyway? Well, I did some research and apparently if... Read more »


Toys Kids Love That Parents Loathe

March 6, 2013    |    By +
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Every kid has a favorite toy that their parents can’t stand. So when buying gifts for the little rug rats in your life you may want to think twice about giving them something that will drive the parents bonkers. When you start shopping for kids’ toys it’s important to pay attention to age guidelines... Read more »


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Kid Party Overload? Here’s How to Cope

February 26, 2013    |    By +
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Wouldn’t it be great to not panic every time another birthday party pops up for someone in your kiddo’s class? There is an answer that can save you tons of stress and time and may even make your life more enjoyable. Here at Gifts.com we call it a “gift closet”. I first heard the... Read more »


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Trend Alert: Indoor Play Tents!

February 22, 2013    |    By +
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One perk of being a kid is being able to create your own world where your thoughts and imagination can come to life. My hideaway when I was a kid was a fort that I made out of bed sheets and two desk chairs. I kept some snacks in there, my favorite dolls, a... Read more »


Toy Trend: The Katniss-ifcation of Toys!

February 15, 2013    |    By +
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  From the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, you start to see some distinct trends. Toys like the upcoming REBELLE line from NERF and the AIR HUNTRESS bow from ZING TOYS are not only tapping into the Hunger Games mania, but the bigger picture idea that... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: The Toydozer!

February 14, 2013    |    By +
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  Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the Toydozer caught my eye big time! Literally, here’s the scoop! Toy Name: The Toydozer The Scoop: The Toydozer is a classic “why didn’t I think of that” product. You’re on the right track if you think... Read more »


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Toy Fair Favorites: HEXBUG Nano V2

February 14, 2013    |    By +
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  Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the newly announced Nano V2 from HEXBUG was one of my favorites and the kids are gonna love it…here’s why. Toy Name: The HEXBUG Nano V2 The Scoop: HEXBUGS are a blast, but until now, they were... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: Barbie® Digital Dress Doll

February 14, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the millions of new toys at Toy Fair I found the Barbie® Digital Dress Doll and here’s why I think your kids will love it. Toy Name: Barbie® Digital Dress Doll The Scoop: I saw this demonstrated and couldn’t believe how cool it was. Using the latest LED and touch-screen technology, girls... Read more »


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Toy Fair Scoop: The Kixi Mixi Convertible Scooter

February 13, 2013    |    By +
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Out of the tens of thousands of new toys at the 2013 American International Toy Fair, the KIXI MIXI convertible kick scooter from Razor was one of my favorites! Here’s why I think kids will love it too. Toy Name: The Kixi Mixie convertible kick scooter by Razor The Scoop: Razor has come up... Read more »


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Kathryn D.W.
Kathryn Drury Wagner is the senior manager of content at Gifts.com. She was formerly the executive editor at Honolulu Magazine, and is the author of The Ultimate Guide to Shopping on Oahu. Her career has included staff positions at Country Living Gardener and Power & Motoryacht. Her latest book is "Hawaii's Strangest, Ickiest, Wildest Book Ever!"

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Gwen is the Editorial Curator at Gifts.com. In addition to writing blogs, she creates gift guides, curates the site, and produces content for our social media channels. As a freelance writer, she created blogs on fashion, art, travel, health and lifestyle. A talented jewelry designer, she's also a yogi and a hospital volunteer with her therapy dog, Lilo, a Pomeranian.