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Green Tip #242: Sharing Toys

Anyone who has looked after kids knows that they have short attention spans. Moreover babies grow at such a rapid pace in their first year that a toy that was intriguing and difficult to manipulable one month is easy and boring the next. So you go through a lot of toys, keeping them entertained and aiding in their development. […]

How to Childproof Your Home for a New Baby

You’re having a baby?  Congratulations!  Your life is about to change forever, and in ways you can’t even imagine.  But don’t worry.  As the father of three beautiful children I assure you it’s all worth it.  I can also tell you that children can be even more mischievous that you would ever imagine.  Remember, kids […]

Classic Children’s Toys

Many children’s toys have one or more of the following problems: 1.  They’re expensive. 2.  They contain lots of plastic. (Not to mention the plastic in the packaging.) 3.  They require batteries. 4.  They don’t encourage imagination. (They tend to be gimmicky, which makes them easy to advertise, but causes kids to tire of them […]