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Speak & Spell Returns To Store Shelves

While kids today grow up with smartphone, touch tablets and video streaming technology, children of the 80s had to settle for simpler devices, such as the Speak and Spell. The Texas Instruments toy was introduced in 1978 and it was a marvel of technology that taught many of us how to spell up to...
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What To Do With LEGOs After Your Kids Outgrow Them

LEGOs have been a childhood staple for decades. Colorful interlocking bricks pair perfectly with the imagination of a child making LEGO the world's most powerful brand, according to Brand Finance. But what happens when your kid grows up and loses interest, leaving you stuck with bins full of bricks...
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The Top 10 Potentially Dangerous Toys For Kids

Christmas is a magical time of the year, especially for children as Santa comes to town with presents for all the good girls and boys. But World Against Toys Causing Harm, or W.A.T.C.H.is alerting Santa to some toys that may be dangerous for kids. For the 46th year, the nonprofit organization has...
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Use A Laundry Mesh Mag For Small Items In Your Dishwasher

When you bought a laundry mesh bag, most likely it was to protect delicate fabrics in the wash. Perhaps it was to keep small items, like socks, from disappearing into the laundry abyss. But that seemingly single task mesh bag can serve a purpose in your dishwasher. Just like in your clothes washer...
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Use A Laundry Mesh Mag For Small Items In Your Dishwasher

When you bought a laundry mesh bag, most likely it was to protect delicate fabrics in the wash. Perhaps it was to keep small items, like socks, from disappearing into the laundry abyss. But that seemingly single task mesh bag can serve a purpose in your dishwasher. Just like in your clothes washer...
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Items Your Dishwasher Can Clean Besides Dishes

If you thought your dishwasher was just for cleaning dishes, we've got some pleasant news to share with you! Your dishwasher can become a multi-tasker too with these time-saving cleaning hacks that involve it. Don't waste time vacuuming each piece of the air vent grille. Simply unscrew it from the...
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Many Children's Toys Are Simply Too Loud

The say if the music is too loud than you're too old. But when it comes to some children's toys, they really are too loud and that is concerning to pediatricians. The Sight & Hearing Association puts out an annual Noisy Toy List and it points out popular toys that emit sound levels above the...
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Kids Bath Tub Toys Are Filthier Than A Toilet

Get ready to be grossed out! It turns out the cute, harmless-looking rubber ducky floating around in your bathtub may actually be a Trojan horse for ravenous legions of “potentially pathogenic bacteria,” say scientists in a new report. In the study, scientist took a look at bath toys and found...
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Toys "R" Us to Close One-Fifth of Its Stores

Toys "R" Us is set to close one-fifth of its stores scheduled to begin in February. Although not all locations are finalized, the 182 stores on the list are due to their bankruptcy organization plans. According to USA Today , the company "filed court documents outlining plans" on Tuesday (January...
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Fill Those Empty Shipping Boxes & Send Them To a Charity For Free

Now that our presents have been opened, what do you do with all those shipping boxes left from your online shopping binge? Well you can always recycle them in the cardboard recycle bin. Or you can fill them up with items you no longer want and donate them to charity. Amazon has partnered with Give...
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