Jamey is a child with special needs. Suffering from Rett Syndrome, she can’t talk, and she has to think very hard to move any part of her body. She needs a lot of attention from her mom who helps her dress, eat, and do her exercises. While mom makes sure Jamey is cared for, sister Casey has a lot of time alone. She keeps busy playing with Bellashelly, an imaginary horse. Bellashelly is white and purple and has pink hearts on her coat, and she likes to run away. Meanginary horse. Bellashelly is white and purple and has pink hearts on her coat, and she likes to run away. Meanwhile, Jamey finds help for her symptoms from a pony named Dragon during hippotherapy sessions. It’s here that Casey also gets a solution for her wandering horse. Based on real-life experiences, Bellashelly, a picture book for children, shares a story about a little girl living with a disability and how she and her sister find comfort from a four-legged friend.… read more
Home is where the heart is, but it's also where crawling babies and curious tots can cause serious injury to themselves. Keep your little one safe with baby proofing gear such baby gates, child monitors, safety locks and guards, and pacifiers and teethers, that are specially designed for children's safety.
Modern design is all about practicing the less-is-more approach. If you're able to resist the many cute toys, accessories and decorations available today, you'll reap the rewards of a long-lasting nursery that's comfortable, practical and beautiful. Prioritize the 10 essentials below to build a foundation for a modern sanctuary for your little one.
Your little baby isn't a baby anymore! Make sure you're prepared for the toddler years with gear and toys you didn't realize you needed for children aged one to three.
When school's out for summer and your kids are home during those long, hot days, sometimes a cool treat is just what you both need. But why not make an activity out of that afternoon snack and get your kiddos involved in the kitchen? From popsicles to hand pies, here's our top kitchen gadget picks for making summer treats with your kids.
As a child, did you pretend to live in a castle by arranging old blankets over the couch and chairs? There was something so fun about sitting underneath mom's old sheets. Now think how much more awesome it would be to actually have a bed that looks like a mini house! Enter the toddler house bed, also known as a Montessori floor bed.
These beds are exactly what they sound like: Picture a house-shaped frame above the mattress, complete with windows, a door and a kitchen (OK, just kidding about the kitchen). But now picture your little angel's precious head resting underneath one of these magical creations.
While this may seem like a cool, new way to sleep, the floor bed concept actually dates back to the early 20th century teaching philosophy called the Montessori Method, which focuses on placing everything a child needs to learn and explore at the child's level. So, by placing their bed on the floor, you give children independence and a chance to learn on their own terms.
Here, we've rounded up some of our favorite toddler house beds that are ready to take up residence in dreamland.
The bathroom is where we start and end our day. If it's a fun and welcoming space, morning routines run smoother and bath time is a breeze. Parents don't have to dedicate their single-bathroom home to a youthful theme, but making it appeal to children will engrain the importance of self-care and hygiene at an early age. Here are 10 kid-friendly ideas for decorating a bathroom that everyone will love.
Nintendo's latest video game console has taken the gaming world by storm with a wealth of content for everyone from seasoned gamers to younger children. Here are the best age-appropriate Switch games that kids of all ages will enjoy.
Create an enjoyable space for your kids to flush and brush with these décor essentials. Although a children's bathroom doesn't offer a huge amount of space, it can easily be spruced up by adding hints of color and character. Let the splashing begin with these bath essentials.
Subscription boxes are the perfect gift for the fun-loving kiddos in your life. With options including everything from science to cooking, kids will love receiving their very own monthly packages filled with fun activities and toys. Don't know which subscription to choose? Read on to discover 12 of our favorites.
Acquiring all the products needed to care for your children can be expensive and overwhelming. But you can make the experience a lot less stressful for yourself and your family with quality tools and toys that can be used for all your children.
From fun food sets and building blocks to unique playhouses and play kitchens, here's our top toys that promote pretend play and inspire your child's imagination.
Raising kids in today's world poses numerous different challenges for parents. When should your child be introduced to TV? What about the iPad or the family computer? We've rounded up safe technology products you can feel good about giving to your children.
Give them the best snow day ever with winter weather toys that spark their creativity, equip them for snow battles, and captivate their imaginations.
Summer vacation means one thing: Your yard is about to become a sea of kids' toys that have found a new home in the outdoors. If you're struggling to keep up with the chaos, shop this list of genius finds from Houzz that make staying organized a breeze.
A story of love, courage and recovery for a boy named Josh, who was diagnosed with bipolar disorder as a child.
Come along with Lobstah Lou on an adventure around Cape Cod. Joined by his buddies; an energetic quahog, spunky fiddler crab, mell...ow blue crab and purposeful horseshoe crab, they challenge each other using clues to navigate to their favorite places on the Cape. Get to know these sea life characters and learn a little about some of the great places on Cape Cod. read more
Experience adventure with three exciting stories including Guardians of the Galaxy, Spider-man, and all of the Avenger super heroe...s, plus a removable movie projector to shine images on your wall! The Avengers, Spider-man, and the Guardians of the Galaxy save the day in three epic stories full of adventure and excitement. As they read, kids will love projecting 20 action scenes from the stories on their wall with their movie projector. read more
Presents thirteen projects for making puppets out of household materials and gives tips on puppetry skills, such as lip synching, ...body motions, and eye contact and movement. read more