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Perfect toy of the week: The wall of fabric dolls

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The current obsession with over-achieving parenting has yielded at least one good thing: some beautifully overachieving toys. Rarely before have children’s products been so well-designed. My favorite current example: The reusable fabric wall stickers created by the Australians behind Mae—especially this completely cool update on paper dolls. Ingenious: The persistent problem with paper dolls, of […]

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Baby product reviews in 5 words (or less)

Monday, April 13th, 2009

I don’t know about you, but I’m perfectly willing to read a thoughtful 1500-word review of a movie like Slumdog Millionaire or the irritating/haunting Happy-Go-Lucky. I’m not, however, eager to read 800 words on a pacifer. (And, incidentally, can I tell you from very recent experience that baby carrots taste great with guacamole, especially if […]

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“Daddy, please electrocute my piggy.”

Wednesday, March 11th, 2009

History has proven that infants love stuffed animals—even future despot Josef Stalin cuddled a soft, plush goat named Maruska (which means “tart”). But until lately, babies have generally enjoyed such toys at room-temperature. Pritty Imports finds that unnatural. Their new Cozy Collection of critters is “filled with wheat and gently scented with French lavender…designed to […]

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