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  • Once-Kids’ Playsets Inspire Educational, Eco-Friendly Fun

    Jan 26, 2021

    Once-Kids’ Playsets Inspire Educational, Eco-Friendly Fun Making the world a better place, one bamboo building block at a time.

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  • Make Way for More Than 40 New Squishmallows in February

    Jan 26, 2021

    Make Way for More Than 40 New Squishmallows in February Kellytoy — a subsidiary of Jazwares — is releasing more than 40 new Squishmallows next month. The first items on the ‘mallow menu include plush food items, like a cheeseburger and fries; deep-sea creatures, such as whales, crabs, octopuses, and penguins; and tie-dye dinosaurs. This is in addition to the Valentine’s Day Squishmallows and the […]

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  • Nanoblock Builds Up U.S. Distribution with Bluefin

    Jan 26, 2021

    Nanoblock Builds Up U.S. Distribution with Bluefin Bluefin, North America’s leader in the distribution of toys from Japan has partnered with Kawada in importing and distributing Nanoblock, Kawada’s micro construction line of block toys. This is a new, exclusive partnership that will see the popular Japanese toy line distributed in the U.S. and Canada beginning on April 1. Bluefin plans to support […]

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  • Super7 Days of Teasers Unleashes ThunderCats Ultimates ThunderTank

    Jan 26, 2021

    Super7 Days of Teasers Unleashes ThunderCats Ultimates ThunderTank A year without a Toy Fair isn’t stopping Super7 from rolling out some big reveals. The San Francisco-based company kicked off its “Super7 Days of Teasers” promotion with a bang this week, rolling out the first look at its ThunderCats Ultimates! ThunderTank Vehicle. The 7-inch scale version of the vehicle made famous during the ThunderCats’ […]

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  • Moose Toys Sets Off for Adventure with Silvergate Media’s Octonauts

    Jan 26, 2021

    Moose Toys Sets Off for Adventure with Silvergate Media’s Octonauts Fire up the Creature Report and sound the Octo-Alert because the Octonauts are back for a new generation. Moose Toys inked a deal with Silvergate Media to create a new line of Octonauts toys, including figures, vehicles, playsets, plush, games, and more. The new range will debut later this year to support the new preschool […]

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  • Tru Kids Brands Quietly Closes New Toys ‘R’ Us in Houston Galleria

    Jan 26, 2021

    Tru Kids Brands Quietly Closes New Toys ‘R’ Us in Houston Galleria Another year, another sad tale of Geoffrey the Giraffe here in the U.S. Just 13 months after opening its doors, Tru Kids Brands’ new Toys “R” Us store at the Houston Galleria has gone out of business. In 2019, Tru Kids teamed up with software-powered experiential retailer b8ta on plans to bring Toys “R” Us […]

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  • Hasbro Introduces NERF Rival Curve Shot Foam Blasters

    Jan 25, 2021

    Hasbro Introduces NERF Rival Curve Shot Foam Blasters Hasbro revealed a new line of three new NERF blasters with curve shots available later this year and designed for kids ages 14 and up.  The first new blaster is the NERF Rival Curve Shot Flex XXI-100, launching March 1. This foam blaster shoots around corners for maximum curving action. After loading rounds, you can […]

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  • Laser Pegs Sponsors Sneak Peek at ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ on Genius Brands’ Kartoon Channel!

    Jan 25, 2021

    Laser Pegs Sponsors Sneak Peek at ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten’ on Genius Brands’ Kartoon Channel! This weekend, Never Wrong Toys’ Laser Pegs will sponsor a special sneak peek event for the long-awaited debut of Stan Lee’s Superhero Kindergarten, the new animated series from Genius Brands International. The series, voice-directed by John Landis and co-executive produced by and starring Arnold Schwarzenegger will officially debut on Genius Brands’ Kartoon Channel! app this spring. […]

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  • Mattel Creations Preps Madsaki x Masters of the Universe Drop

    Jan 25, 2021

    Mattel Creations Preps Madsaki x Masters of the Universe Drop Mattel continues to expand its Mattel Creations line with products at the intersection of art and toys, often with a pop culture twist.  This time, Mattel teams up with Japanese artist, Madsaki for a collection of products inspired by the classic 1982 Masters of the Universe (MOTU) toy line. Mattel teased some of the items […]

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  • U.S. Toy Industry Grows 16% as Pandemic Fuels Play

    Jan 25, 2021

    U.S. Toy Industry Grows 16% as Pandemic Fuels Play It’s official: 2020 was a record year for the U.S. toy industry. Despite retail sales being flat for the first quarter and fears of catastrophic declines as nationwide stay-at-home orders took effect amid the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, U.S. toy industry sales grew by 16% according to The NPD Group. The latest NPD data […]

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  • Tips For Searching For a Used Car Online

    Tips For Searching For a Used Car Online

     If you're part of the 48% of consumers who start their research with a search engine, you can find just about anything at your fingertips. In recent years, this means you can even buy a car completely online. Even if you're just starting your search online and plan to later go into a dealership to buy the car, these tips will help. Here are a few ways to research online for your next new-to-you car.

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  • What Is Dry January and Should You Try It For Yourself?

    What Is Dry January and Should You Try It For Yourself?

    The year 2020 was incredibly difficult for a lot of people. COVID-19 protocols forced most people to spend more time at home -- more than they would usually spend without human contact, to be sure. While some people are able to at least have the company of their families, this can still lead to stressful situations, as we all need a break from each other every once in a while. Additionally, many people found themselves dealing with the effects of loneliness

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  • Good Charlotte is Back with

    Good Charlotte is Back with "Last December"

    Two decades after bursting onto the scene, Good Charlotte is back with a new single and music video, "Last December."

    The new track is the first new music from the band since 2018's Generation RX and comes via the band's new MDDN label. The new video is a time capsule for 2020 reflecting closed venues and a world on pause amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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  • How to Help Your Young Adult Find Their First Apartment

    How to Help Your Young Adult Find Their First Apartment

    As a father, it's hard to see your child grow up and slowly stop asking for your help. Even if your child doesn't think they need your help, they could certainly benefit from attaining it. This is especially true when your child approaches adulthood more and more. If your child has recently expressed interest in moving out, there are several ways you can help your young adult find their first apartment. This process also includes providing support in other areas

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  • The Pretty Reckless Unleashes '25' Music Video

    The Pretty Reckless Unleashes '25' Music Video

    After a delay caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Pretty Reckless will release its new album, Death By Rock and Roll on Feb. 12 via Fearless Records.

    The band has stayed busy in recent months with live videos and at-home performances and now the attention has been turned back toward the new album. This week brought the debut of "25," complete with a new music video to go with it. See the clip below.

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  • How to Use Winter to Prepare For Your Garden

    How to Use Winter to Prepare For Your Garden

    Planting and cultivating a garden is an extremely rewarding experience, and the 117.6 million Americans who garden every year would most likely agree. Although you may not think of winter as a time to put thought into your garden, it's a great time to do so. Even if you don't have a garden of your own at your home or apartment, there are great community gardens where you can get a plot and grow your own flowers, fruits, and vegetables.

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  • 6 Hobbies to Pick Up During Quarantine

    6 Hobbies to Pick Up During Quarantine

    Although it feels like the COVID-19 pandemic has already lasted forever, realistically it is looking like it will last even longer. To avoid falling into a rut during the winter months, try to pick up a new hobby . Even if you only do it for a month and end up not liking it, there is no harm in trying new things. As a parent, it's important to show your kids that even adults can do things for fun, and the

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  • 3 Ways to Stay Healthy at Home This Winter

    3 Ways to Stay Healthy at Home This Winter

    Winter is a time filled with joy, cozying up by the fire, and relaxing. This season tends to bring people together. It can also keep people inside depending on where you live due to the weather. And when we spend more time inside, we're less likely to get active.

    Here are three ways on how to keep your health up during the winter.

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