How do you buy a replacement battery for those big backyard ride-on toys?
Tom, dad of Connor(4), Ian(3) and Theresa(2). Allentown, PA
It's best not to look in stores but instead to call the toy company's customer service #800 number. They sell these separately and keep in mind, it is always best to keep these recharged when not in use but they don't last forever. more...
Dear Marianne: Are there any toys that will help my preschool daughter learn to share? Peggy, Cleveland, OH, Mom of Katie (3 1/2)
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Toy Tips to Parents: Time to Unplug
Don't over stuff the toy box with tech toys. When is technology too much technology?
While tech toys are popular and some can be educational, the latest round of newcomers at Toy Fair makes it clear we're going too far into technology assisted play. It seems technology now permeates almost every kind of toy category on the toy shelves. Parents run the risk of stocking the playroom with items that undermine the important developmental aspects of childhood play.