| Feb 7, 2014
| 1:09 PM
I was interested to see this announcement due to the fact that I have two old cribs sitting in the attic! Now, through February 17th, Toys R Us and Babies R Us stores are hosting a "Great Trade-In" where parents can exchange their out-of-date cribs and...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 6:10 PM
Toys R Us is recalling these remote-controlled helicopters.
According to the press release from the CPSC:
The rechargeable battery inside the helicopters can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards to consumers or nearby items. This recall involves...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Although parents aren't always thrilled about it, kids love toys that bring their favorite TV and movie characters to "life." This week, we review several fun new toys that do exactly that.
Paw Patrol (NickJR)
If you have a little one, chances are you'...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 8:06 PM
With the first day of school just a week away, many of us will be hitting the stores this week to finish up those school supply lists.
Here is a round-up of some of the best deals available this week. (If you come across additional bargains, be sure...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Yes, the new school year is almost (or, in some places, already) under way. And, yes, the kids are going to start coming home with backpacks full of homework. But that doesn't mean no more fun. Here are two great activities that will help you make the...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 6:40 AM
In a scene that’s grown too familiar in many households, parents and children sit together but with all of them buried in their own screens, whether on smartphones, tablets or TV sets.
Hoping to bring everyone back together in front of a single...
| Jul 12, 2014
| 9:00 PM
I have a birthday coming up.
In honor of this milestone (a lady never reveals her age), I've rounded up a list of birthday freebies from A to Z so you, too, can celebrate with free gifts from restaurants and retailers. As a bonus, you'll immediately get...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 4:30 AM
Get a free lunch kit valued at $9.99 with any $12.99 or more backpack purchase at Toys R Us.
There are some great character backpacks for kids to pick out, from Transformers to Disney Frozen. Plus, there are loads of lunch kits to make your pickiest...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:20 PM
DELLWOOD, Mo. Ferguson-area businesses grappled Monday with the aftermath of weekend looting that left windows shattered and store shelves empty.
The violence started Sunday evening in response to the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 7:11 AM
FARMINGTON — When Mike Cheshire and Tom Aiezza were boys here in the 1990s, they wanted to find a way to throw a Frisbee indoors without breaking anything.
They tried jar lids. They tried bottle caps, shaving bits from the sides or tops. They...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Customers who want to order books online and get them delivered that very same day now have two choices: Amazon or Google, which has teamed with Barnes & Noble.
"Starting on Thursday, book buyers in Manhattan, West Los Angeles and the San Francisco...