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Tearjerking Toys 'R' Us Ad Reminds Us What The Holidays Are Really About

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 12.03.2015 | Parents

A heartwarming new ad from Toys "R" Us highlights the importance of family, especially around this time of year. Titled "Exactly What You Wish For," ...

Lightsaber-Wielding Daughter Shares Dad's Love For 'Star Wars' In Cute Ad

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 11.18.2015 | Parents

A Toys "R" Us commercial is taking father-daughter bonding to a galaxy far, far away. In an October ad from the toy company, a dad starts sharing his ...

Top 10 Black Friday Shopping Blunders of All Time

GOBankingRates | Posted 11.02.2015 | Business

By Andrew Lisa, Contributor Black Friday is the one-day shopping extravaganza frugal consumers look forward to. On the Friday after Thanksgiving, sto...

The Faithful Shopper: Halloween Havoc

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Costumes, candy and company -- the perfect way to spend a splendid Halloween. Take the scare out of shopping for this most frightening of nights by checking out my latest list of stores, where you'll be treated to all you need for your creepy costume.

Outraged Mom Claims Son's Toy Set Came With A Slave Character

The Huffington Post | Aaron Barksdale | Posted 10.08.2015 | Black Voices

A California mom is furious after the pirate play set her son received as a birthday gift came with what she says appears to be a toy slave character....

Taking on New York City With Kids in Tow

Helen I. Hwang | Posted 07.10.2015 | Travel
Helen I. Hwang

Yes, New York City can be crowded and intimidating. But there are a few simple guidelines to keep in mind as you maneuver your way through the most vibrant, most stimulating city in the world with young kids in tow.

How One Man's Trip to Toys 'R' Us Brought Mobility to Hundreds of Disabled Kids

NationSwell | Posted 07.13.2015 | Impact

Cole Galloway's workspace at the University of Delaware resembles a ransacked toy store. But he is a physical therapy professor and infant behavior expert whose lab has a very clear mission: to provide mobility to children with cognitive or physical disabilities.

9 Ways My Inbox Is Taunting Me

Ashley Alteman | Posted 06.21.2015 | Parents
Ashley Alteman

You really do offer some incredible sales. However, your products take about three years to arrive, and by the time I do receive them, my daughter no longer wears that size.

Toys 'R' Us: The Seventh Circle of Hell

Kelly MacLean | Posted 05.20.2015 | Comedy
Kelly MacLean

I'm immediately accosted by noise. Several talking toys are going off unprompted. Speakers blare children's music that sounds like Mickey Mouse Club on meth. Somewhere a child screams bloody murder.

100 Million Reasons to Be Thankful

Jay Scott | Posted 04.08.2015 | Impact
Jay Scott

While the common conjecture may be that summer is the most important time for us here at Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation, the beginning of the year brings with it some special inspiration as well.

Rantings of a Dissatisfied Customer

Amy Hunter | Posted 02.11.2015 | Parents
Amy Hunter

On Cyber Monday I sat in front of my computer in yoga pants and a 10-year-old Ani DiFranco t-shirt, steaming hot coffee in hand, clicking all over the interweb getting deals for the multitudes of children I have in my life.

Watch Shaquille O'Neal Use An Easy-Bake Oven Like An All-Star

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.11.2014 | Taste

The man is tall and can do it all.

Black Barbies Don't Always Cost The Same As White Barbies

CNBC | Katie Little | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business

This story was originally published on CNBC. Why are black Barbies priced differently than white Barbies? It's a tough question and one that...

Kim Bhasin

The Toys R Us Flagship On Thanksgiving Was Totally Nuts | Kim Bhasin | Posted 11.28.2014 | Business

NEW YORK -- It’s a frigid Thanksgiving Day in Manhattan’s Times Square. Each week, the tourist mecca attracts millions eager to take in the flashi...

Toys R Us To Open At 5 P.M. On Thanksgiving

The Huffington Post | Emily Cohn | Posted 11.07.2014 | Business

Toys R Us announced Friday that it will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and stay open for 30 hours straight until 11 p.m. on Black Friday. The k...

Faithful Shopper: Happy Halloween

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.24.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Okay, the big day is here, and you're still figuring out your - or your child's -- costume for the evening's festivities. Fortunately thanks to all ou...

Why Is Your Child Watching Breaking Bad Anyway?

Maria Colaco | Posted 12.23.2014 | Parents
Maria Colaco

Toys are not just for kids, toys are for everyone and I think it's the parents' responsibility to censor this stuff in their homes. We parents make these decisions -- like not watching a meth show with your kids -- and so a Breaking Bad character doll holding a bag of meth is the least of our problems.

Mom Is NOT Happy About Toys R Us Selling 'Breaking Bad' Figurines

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.20.2014 | Parents

A Florida mother has launched a petition against Toys R Us because the company is selling figurines associated with the drug-centric show "Breaking Ba...

Social Media Makes an Impact on Society

Jay Scott | Posted 07.30.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

When I was growing up, there was no such thing as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or even cell phones! However, today, children are introduced to social media at a very early age, some may even begin creating a digital footprint of their lives before they are out of the womb.

Two Professors Create Souped-Up Toy Cars For Kids With Disabilities

2014-02-21-ScreenShot20140221at4.19.55PM.png | Posted 02.24.2014 | Impact

By Catherine Cheney, Cole Galloway’s workspace at the University of Delaware resembles a ransacked toy store. There are piles of ...

The Spirit of the Holiday Season (and the New Year) - Giving Back

Jay Scott | Posted 03.11.2014 | Impact
Jay Scott

In recent weeks I've had many conversations about this very topic, the spirit of the holiday season, and I've heard many stories of those who volunteer their time during this very busy season.

Give Customers Holiday Experiences They Can Share

Kare Anderson | Posted 02.09.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

When you step inside the historic Fairmont Hotel in San Francisco you are swept into a sumptuous holiday scene that includes a towering Christmas tree...

Shelly Picks the Best Tablets for Kids

Shelly Palmer | Posted 02.08.2014 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

Tablets out-shipped portable computers this year for the first time ever. There are more tablet models to choose from than ever before, which means th...

Seeing the Trees Through a Forest of Clutter

Will Rogers | Posted 02.01.2014 | Green
Will Rogers

This holiday, I encourage you not only to give store-bought goods but to share meaningful experiences in nature -- a hike in the woods or a walk in the park -- with your friends and family.

Is This the Most Anti-Science, Anti-Environmental TV Ad Ever?

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Here is how Toys "R" Us apparently sees the world, and wants our children to see it: Nature sucks. Cheap plastic toys are great. Science education sucks. Commercialism is great. Field trips to see nature are boring. Running wild around a chain store is fantastic.