Posts Tagged ‘ Kids ’

Time To Play: An Inside Scoop

September 28, 2012    |    By +
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Time To Play: An Inside Scoop

  The Time to Play event happens twice a year and is THE best event for spotting the hottest toys for the upcoming season. Only the biggest and best will have tables at this exclusive industry event and we have the inside scoop! We’ll be reporting on our favorite discoveries at the event so... Read more »


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What is a Parent’s Favorite Time of Year? ….Back to School!

August 15, 2012    |    By +
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What is a Parent’s Favorite Time of Year? ….Back to School!

It’s time for you and your kids to get back into the normal school routine and that means hitting the stores to stock up for the new year. Back to school shopping is all about basic supplies and the newest fall apparel. This year stay organized in style with these new trends your kids... Read more »


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The New LeapPad 2

July 18, 2012    |    By +
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The New LeapPad 2

The #1 kid’s learning tablet just got better. The original LeapPad was introduced in 2011 and over the last year has won prestigious awards from the Toy Industry Association including “Toy of the Year”. As the industry leader in educational toys, LeapFrog naturally saw a great opportunity to bring educational content, personal creativity and... Read more »


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Gift Guru Approved: Squishy Baff

July 16, 2012    |    By +
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Gift Guru Approved: Squishy Baff

The Gift: Squishy Baff (available now for around $13) The Scoop: Squishy Baff is a product I wish was around when I was a kid- it’s so much fun! Just add the Squishy Baff powder to at bath or home kiddie pool and the water will turn into a colorful gelatinous goo! Imagine a... Read more »


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Family Yard Games for Summer!

July 6, 2012    |    By +
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Family Yard Games for Summer!

It’s finally summer, time to enjoy the outdoors and have some fun with your family. Growing up, my favorite family outdoor activities always involved hours in the pool or ball games. I also loved when all seven of us got outside and enjoyed a game together. So, here is a list of my favorite... Read more »


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Kids’ Fashion : Summer Trend Report

June 18, 2012    |    By +
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Kids’ Fashion : Summer Trend Report

As the kid’s gift editor, I am constantly seeking new trends and have just compiled a list of my Summer 2012 Kiddo Style favorites for some warm weather inspiration. This summer is all about simple, light pieces that are play friendly and easy to care for. You’ll see lots of nautical stripes, summer plaids,... Read more »


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It’s Raining – It’s Pouring!

June 6, 2012    |    By +
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It’s Raining – It’s Pouring!

Don’t let your children turn into couch potatoes when there are plenty of indoor activities for them to do. Growing up my favorite rainy days always included a game of hide-n-go-seek or some sort of craft project. But here are some of my favorite rainy days activities if you are looking for a little... Read more »


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Are we there yet?!

May 25, 2012    |    By +
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Are we there yet?!

I found the kid travel gear that you won’t want to be without this Memorial Day. Family vacations can be great, but traveling with young children can also be stressful for kids and parents alike. Hit the road with a smile with some sanity-saving essentials in-tow. Here are a few suggestions and game ideas... Read more »


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Sites We Love: KidCrave

May 9, 2012    |    By +
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Sites We Love: KidCrave

KidCrave is a site loaded with stylish, playful and practical kid stuff and I love it. I’m always on the lookout for the newest and coolest kid-friendly gift ideas available. And, as Childrens’ Gift Editor, websites are one of the cornerstones of my research strategy to find the next “big” thing. One of my... Read more »


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Ahoy Matey…..The Pirates Band of Misfits Movie

April 27, 2012    |    By +
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Ahoy Matey…..The Pirates Band of Misfits Movie

The Pirates Band of Misfits movie is only a few days away and I thought it would be fun to embrace the pirate trend of 2012. From clothing to toys there is no shortage of buccaneer fashions and booty for the little one. Here is a list of my favorite pirate looks and toys.... 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.