kid gadgets

FDA warns parents: homeopathic teething tablets and gels could cause seizures

FDA warns parents: homeopathic teething tablets and gels could cause seizures

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning cautioning parents against the use of homeopathic teething tablets and gels for babies and toddlers. Brands highlighted in the warning

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Lulla sleep companion doll is fetching hundreds of dollars on eBay, but are parents wasting their money?

Lulla sleep companion doll is fetching hundreds of dollars on eBay, but are parents wasting their money?

Infant sleep is one of those touchy subjects that, like religion and politics, can ignite a wildfire in certain circles. Parents of a baby who doesn’t sleep, well, “like a baby” are apt to do just

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Charlie the robot helps diabetic children learn how to manage their symptoms and medication

Charlie the robot helps diabetic children learn how to manage their symptoms and medication

In America, approximately 20,000 children have been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, which can be an exceptionally challenging disease to manage. Because the body does not produce any insulin to balance

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Vintage child’s baking set cooks up fun in the play kitchen AND the real kitchen

Vintage child's baking set cooks up fun in the play kitchen AND the real kitchen

Encourage your little baker’s love of cookies and cakes with this vintage-style baking set that’s meant for make-believe AND real life baking. The Moulin Roty Baking Set is sized for

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ISSA mikro electric toothbrush for babies pairs soft silicone bristles with sonic vibrations to clean baby’s teeth

ISSA mikro electric toothbrush for babies pairs soft silicone bristles with sonic vibrations to clean baby's teeth

Of all the tasks new parents have to learn, figuring out how to clean a baby’s brand new teeth can be one of the most frustrating. After all, if it’s not done correctly, tooth decay can set in

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Expectantly enables parents to rent, try or buy luxury baby gear

Expectantly enables parents to rent, try or buy luxury baby gear

For all the mamas and daddies out there who bought a bunch of baby gear that your tot never used or quickly outgrew, a new online service has your back. At Expectantly, you pick a product, choose to use

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Personalized busy boards beckon tots to learn and explore

Personalized busy boards beckon tots to learn and explore

Beginning a little before their first birthday and lasting until they are three or so, kiddos are all about repetitive motions: opening and closing doors, turning lights on and off, flicking every

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Leka is an interactive robot that helps children with autism engage with the world

Leka is an interactive robot that helps children with autism engage with the world

There probably isn’t a child on the planet who wouldn’t love playing with a robot designed just for them. A new startup has developed a special toy just like that for children with autism. Meet Leka,

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Target to roll out ‘Caroline’s Cart’ for special needs children starting March 19th

Target to roll out 'Caroline's Cart' for special needs children starting March 19th

Beginning next month, Target will be rolling out a unique new shopping cart in most of its store locations across the country. Caroline’s Cart, specially designed with a built-in seat for older

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Fisher-Price Code-a-Pillar teaches coding basics to 3 year-olds who should be learning ABCs, not USBs

Fisher-Price Code-a-Pillar teaches coding basics to 3 year-olds who should be learning ABCs, not USBs

While we’ve covered products and initiatives aimed at helping kids learn to code, the new caterpillar-shaped Code-a-Pillar from Fisher-Price aims to reach a crowd that we think should be focusing

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Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

Traditional toys & books may trump gadgets at promoting early language development in kids

There are growing numbers of tech toys for young kids in the form of iPads and iPhones, baby computers, talking animals or dolls, and other electronics that promise they are boosting language development

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Community gardening improves mental health and boosts self-esteem, UK study finds

Community gardening improves mental health and boosts self-esteem, UK study finds

Community gardening in the United Kingdom, or “allotment gardening” as they call it across the pond, is a hugely popular activity with long waiting lists for available plots. A new study by

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Kiband is a Bluetooth-enabled smartband that keeps close tabs on your kid

Kiband is a Bluetooth-enabled smartband that keeps close tabs on your kid

Finding the sweet spot between allowing our growing kids some independence and making sure we are keeping an eye on them can be tricky. Kiband, a child-friendly smartband from tech company KiLife that

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Survey reveals that many children under age 5 are using mobile devices without supervision

Survey reveals that many children under age 5 are using mobile devices without supervision

A recent survey reveals that many young children are using mobile devices without supervision. Against the advice of most pediatric experts, more and more parents are enabling their children to use

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High school students who use computers more often at school actually have LOWER reading and math scores

High school students who use computers more often at school actually have LOWER reading and math scores

There’s plenty of push for more technology in our schools, despite the fact that the average U.S. teen spends more than 50 hours a week in front of screens. A recently released study that looked at

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Jerry the Bear teaches kids about healthy living through interactive play

Jerry the Bear teaches kids about healthy living through interactive play

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Fisher-Price opposes CA bill that would require labeling baby products that contain toxic flame retardant chemicals

Fisher-Price opposes CA bill that would require labeling baby products that contain toxic flame retardant chemicals

Fisher-Price has come under fire numerous times over the past several years for its wishy-washy stance on toxic flame retardant chemicals. Now, a new chapter has opened in the controversy, as the toy and

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Volkswagen’s amazing baby stroller drives itself, brakes by itself

Volkswagen's amazing baby stroller drives itself, brakes by itself

Volkswagen Stroller from ACHTUNG! on Vimeo. Timo Ros, the Volkswagen Facebook fan featured in the beginning of this video, is a smart man. “Am I crazy, or is a stroller that brakes a really good

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