From pint-size furniture to decorations that double as playtime favorites, here are some of the best playroom ideas for toddlers
Selecting the coolest (and most durable) kids' shoes for fall and beyond can be quite the ordeal — no pressure, Mom and Dad! Thankfully, Pediped has an incredible inventory of shoes and sandals that will have your little one stepping out in style at school, the playground and beyond. Plus, now until September 30, 2018, you can enjoy 20 percent off your Pediped purchase by using code PARENTING20!
Between the swollen ankles and that growing belly, pregnancy is no joke! Don't limit yourself to restricting pants and try these comfy maternity leggings instead.
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.
This school year will be even more incredible than the last with the help of the Incredibles 2 gang. From backpacks to lunch time all of your back to school essentials are covered.
Pleasing teenage girls can often be a challenge, especially when it comes to helping them pick out clothes or room decor. If you have a teenager who loves boho style and is in need of a little bedroom revamp, look no further. Your teen will be shocked at how well you know the boho trend when she sees these gypsy-inspired bedroom picks.
It's never too early to get a little one hooked on reading. These fun, personalized storybooks for kids combine entertainment with education, making your budding bookworm the hero of their own story. Whether it's a Disney story or a bedtime story, get your birthday and Christmas gift shopping done early and order one of these unique page-turners from Amazon, Etsy or Uncommon Goods now!
Whether you're looking for baby bottles to help prevent colic, sturdy glass baby bottles, soft silicone bottles or something in between — we've rounded up the very best baby bottles for newborns
Nutrient-rich routines for your future foodie start with wholesome baby food. From baby food makers and accessories to where to find baby food recipes, we'll help you discover the tools you need for homemade baby food.
Before starting your little one on solid foods, be sure to talk with your pediatrician about meal safety and foods to avoid.
Much like the still-hot onesie trend favored by bump-free fashionistas for the past few years, maternity rompers and jumpsuits are all the rage with the mother-to-be set as well. Casual, elegant, sporty and most importantly — comfortable! — these all-in-one outfits are nothing but versatile and especially easy to wear. Check out this collection of maternity one-piece jumpsuits; there's something chic for every mama at every phase of her pregnancy.
Strolling through the mall and browsing online for tween clothing can frustrate any parent, especially when you like something your kid doesn't or vice versa. Instead of getting swept up in an argument, check out these six brands that have everything you need to outfit your young teen in fashion-forward attire you both can agree on.
Going back to school after a super summer vacation is no fun. But going back-to-school shopping? Now that's fun! What kid doesn't love picking out new backpacks, lunch boxes, notebooks, pens, crayons and more? We've rounded up some of our favorite back-to-school supplies, all available at Walmart. Shop them below.
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.
Learn why the Parenting.com editors (and hundreds of reviewers) can't stop raving about the Molekule air purifier. Spoiler alert: Not only does it clean the air like never before, but it's also off-the-charts stylish. Parents, this is one nursery essential you won't want to miss.
The 1904 Kappa Annual by George H. Woods, et al. Springfield, Mass: Kappa Chapter of Central High School, 1904. 120 pages. Hardcov...er. read more
The Hobbit or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1966. 3...17 pages. read more
The Hobbit: or There and Back Again by J. R. R. Tolkien. Illustrated by J. R. R. Tolkien. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1997. ...319 pages. Hardcover. Slipcase. Distressed wear. read more
The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. 12th Printing. 352 pages. Hardcover in dust jacket.
"Be it known throught the land that the rightful heir to the throne of Crystonia will be the wearer of the Silver Breastplate with... its four Stones of LIght: The Stone of Mercy, The Stone of Courage, The Stone of Integrity and The Stone of Wisdom." By tradition, the ruler of Crystonia will be the one in possession of the Silver Breastplate. Yet the rightful heir has not appeared and the throne that sits atop Mount Heilodius has stood empty for a century and a half. The kingdom is being torn apart as the biggest and strongest races battle for control. Even the herd of peace-loving Centaurs has splintered into two factions, one awaiting the promised bearer of the breastplate, the other seeking power and control over the land. Unbeknownst to all but a very few, the Silver Breastplate has been created. In due course, it is presented to a sixteen-year-old Duende girl named Carling, one of the tiny descendants of the fairies that once filled the land. But the silver breastplate is not complete. In order for its wearer to have the skills to rule the land righteously, the young Duende needs to find the four stones of light that are needed to finish this magical source of power and authority. This is the riveting story of Carling's quest. She, along with her friends, must risk their lives to save their land and fulfill the assignment given to them to complete the silver breastplate. Award-Winning Author M.J. Evans takes the reader on another fantastic adventure. Immerse yourself in her fantasy world of Centaurs, Cyclops, Ogres and the Duende. read more
Mausape belongs to a race that is losing its culture and to a generation that is losing its mind. Mausape, a young "X-Indian" man ...dreams he's about to compete against the King of All Fancy-Dancers who, it turns out, is Elvis Presley in full Las Vegas regalia. Another teenage boy, concerned that he's not a real warrior, seeks confirmation behind the liquor store from Grandma Spider, a wise, obese old creature with the torso of an elderly woman and the eight legs of a spider. In stories and poems mixing magical realism with unflinching reality, a young American Indian author offers a raw, graphic view of life on a reservation, a place where bitterness toward the white man lingers, where the enemy often appears in liquid form, where misogyny often raises its ugly head, and where a new generation's pop culture infiltrates ancient beliefs. A standout voice in the anthology NIGHT GONE, DAY IS STILL COMING, Thomas M. Yeahpau explores the place between native culture and contemporary America where X-Indians dwell." read more
The #1 New York Times Bestselling Series! Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New BeijingISBN13: 9780312641894Publish...er: Feiwel & FriendsPublication Year: 2012Format: HardcoverPages: 400 read more
The Stone of Courage was chosen as one of only three finalists in Pre-teen Fiction from the Book Excellence Awards for 2017 and ha...s been awarded a Five Star Review Award from Readers' Favorite Book Reviews. Be it known throughout the land that the rightful heir to the throne of Crystonia will be the wearer of the Silver Breastplate with its four Stones of Light: The Stone of Mercy, The Stone of Courage, The Stone of Integrity and The Stone of Wisdom.Courage is not the absence of fear. Courage is conquering fear for the sake of doing what is right. A young Duende girl named Carling is in possession of the coveted Silver Breastplate, but the breastplate is only partially complete. The green Stone of Mercy, which Carling found on her first quest, is nestled securely in its place on the breastplate. Now, the Wizard of Crystonia sends her on her second mission to find the red Stone of Courage in the foreboding region known as the Northern Reaches. The assignment will be difficult because the stone is under the guardianship of a reclusive Tommy Knocker named Shim, who has no intention of relinquishing it to the young Duende girl or to anyone else.The Stone of Courage is the second tale in the critically acclaimed and Award-winning Centaur Chronicles series. This book continues the compelling adventure that began with The Stone of Mercy as Carling attempts to gain another stone on her way to becoming the righteous ruler of Crystonia. In The Stone of Courage, Carling faces her fears in the form of the Tommy Knocker, Ogres and evil Heilodius Centaurs, all of whom attempt to prevent her from fulfilling her destiny to become the Queen of the land.Immerse yourself in another fantastic adventure created by Award-Winning author M.J. Evans. read more
Cover by Mike Mignola!A young Conan is arrested and falsely accused of a king’s murder, and the Cimmerian is tortured, stabbed, dr...agged through the streets, and thrown into a river. He is found by his closest allies, but they discover they are too... read more
"Leader of the Pack". A giant sized issue that takes the Raven team to Australia as a wave of attacks from Dingo Dogs terrorizes t...he small town of Wallagonga that has a population of 823 and counting down. As Raven members Lonnie Talbot, Kent and... read more
While recovering from her encounter with super villain Kingston Cobre,rest is the last thing that Penny Slater is getting.Between ...angry phone calls from her stepmother and an unexpected interrogation,our would be heroine is ready to check out of the... read more
Darrell Johnson, by most accounts a normal teenager, wasn’t sure what to make of his new found ability to see the future, but when... he saw a man kidnapping a young boy he knew he had to do something. He decided to enlist the help of his two best friends. He knew that if anyone could help him catch the kidnapper it was Marie Clarkson, an incredible hacker, and Gavril Darzi, the smartest guy he knew. By the time the three of them eventually realize they are in over their heads, it is too late to back out and they need to worry about more than saving the boy. They need to make sure they all get out alive. read more
Artemis Fowl's memories of the fairy race have been wiped, and his one fairy ally, Captain Holly Short, is on the run. He needs hi...s memory back--and fast--because a power-crazed pixie is out for revenge, scheming to overthrow the Lower Elements Police. With Holly gone, Artemis is depending on a flatulent dwarf. Things are about to explode. . . read more
Clayton Diggs is a pharmaceuticals salesman who discovers his sister has committed herself to an insane asylum. She's checked hers...elf in, fearing she'll hurt herself or someone else. And she's afraid of something else out there... All across the world,... read more
"The Compensators". A series of strange occurrences take place in Millerston, Maine. Strange occurrences in the form of bizarre mu...rders. One victim is found full of pins, another is completely dismembered, and a third is found with the eyes gouged out.... read more
"The Healer". A faith healer is on the run. On the run from the government who want to "examine" him and his supposed capabilities.... Raven Inc. is called in and the husband/wife duo of Kent and Michelle Connors find themselves stuck in the middle... read more
Plagued by nightmares of fire and death, Conan sets out for his distant Cimmerian homeland to see if his tribe still lives. But th...e barbarian warrior’s path is unexpectedly fraught with the undead legions of the witch Vammatar, who once held Conan’s... read more
Conan scales the Mount of Crom to thwart the release of Shuma-Gorath, an ancient, malevolent demon. But the witch queen Vammatar a...nd the necromancer Kulan Gath seek the Books of Shuma-Gorath to free the evil god and bring it under their... read more
"The Case of the Beguiling Baroness" - PART 1 of 3. Set in the 1920’s Jazz Chronicles centers around Ace Mifflin, private eye, who... finds himself plunged into mysteries that go beyond his comfort zone of speakeasies and the streets of Boston. When famed... read more
The Raven Chronicles: A team of unique paranormal investigators under the guidance of the mysterious Edgar Allen Raven search for ...answers in strange situations and bizarre cases when their specialties are needed and the authorities are without a... read more
[Young Adult Fiction (Ages 12-17)] [Read by Julia Whelan] Elloren struggles to realize her own destiny while in the shadow of her ...grandmother, the Black Witch. A Great Winged One will soon arise and cast his fearsome shadow upon the land. And just as Night slays Day, and Day slays Night, so also shall another Black Witch rise to meet him, her powers vast beyond imagining. So foretells the greatest prophecy of the Gardnerian mages. Carnissa Gardner, the last prophesied Black Witch, drove back the enemy forces and saved her people during the Realm War. Now a new evil is on the horizon, and her granddaughter, Elloren, is believed to be Carnissa's heir -- but while she is the absolute image of her famous grandmother, Elloren is utterly devoid of power in a society that prizes magical ability above nearly all else. When she is granted the opportunity to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming an apothecary, Elloren is eager to join her brothers at the prestigious Verpax University and finally embrace a destiny of her own, free from the shadow of her grandmother's legacy. But she soon realizes that the University, which admits all manner of people -- including the fire-wielding, winged Icarals, the sworn enemies of all Gardnerians -- is an even more treacherous place for the granddaughter of the Black Witch. read more
Escaping prison in Koth by crawling deep beneath its flaming mountains, Conan and his comrades enter a far deadlier realm. Here is... an ancient kingdom of fire, ash, and the undead, commanded by Varnae, First Lord of Vampires!The Chronicles of Conan... read more
While Conan's armies prepare to entrap the forces of the enemy alliance, dark machinations are afoot to strike at Conan's own hear...t. The malign sorcerer Caliastros, in league with the Warlord of Koth, casts black spells that could take the lives of... read more
Across the centuries, and in all their incarnations, the vampiric brothers Radu and Vlad continue their bloody feud. But how long ...can the immortals remain completely immune to the humanity of their hosts before their emotions and feelings start to... read more
This is the third volume in a series collecting the early Conan comic-book stories by Roy Thomas and Barry Windsor-Smith. Original...ly created in the 1930s, Robert E. Howard's Conan the Barbarian has survived to emerge as one of this century's most... read more