How many toys do kids really need?

Don’t worry about loading up your cart at the toy store to aid your kid’s development. Here’s how many toys they really need.

Before having my son, I had seen one too many living rooms taken over by toys. I was determined that my own house would never be filled with plastic blinking contraptions that would inevitably become tripping hazards and leave my husband and I howling in pain. But, like all the other things I said I would never do, I found it difficult to avoid once I actually became a parent.
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Toy Fatalities

Which of your child’s toys didn’t even last a week?!?

Do you have any battle scars from cutting/ripping your child’s toys out of the box over the holidays?

One couple reported, “They have a tiny drone stuck in a tree….it made it 3 days before recovered.

A grand papa, “My grandson’s electric “wheelie” car has already lost two wheels and the driver.


15 Fabulous Pre-Internet Toys… What was yours?

toys15 fabulous pre-internet toys… what was yours?

Michelle says … a sit and spin and lite bright!

  • Slinky
  • Spiro graphs
  • A Merlin
  • Simon says
  • Cabbage patch dolls
  • Etch a sketch
  • A ball & jacks
  • View masters
  • Tinker toys
  • Silly Putty
  • A Bike
  • A BB gun
  • Easy Bake oven
  • Mr.  Potato head
  • Army Men

THANK YOU for Coming and GIVING

jason with toysLast nights benefit concert for Toys for Tots was a HUGE success!!!! Thanks for everybody who came and gave!

Post your pics from the show on our Facebook 🙂

1,000 toys !!!! Wahoo!!!

Did you have a toy you drove your parents crazy with as a kid, 10 Astonishingly Annoying Toys

The Good Friends Question of the Day: Worst noise making toys kids could get for their birthday?  Did you have a toy you drove your parents crazy with as a kid?
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10 Astonishingly Annoying Toys (parentables)
Sing A Ma Jigs
Zhu Zhu Pets
Polly Pockets
Fisher Price Corn Popper Push Along
Alphie the Robot
Toy Lawnmowers
Finger Paint
Toy Microphones
Chicken Dance Elmo

Happy Birthday to our son – Ben!