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Creepy Stuffed Animals Feature Your Child's Face

Does owning custom stuffed animals with the face of your child or significant other seem somewhat creepy? Well yeah, kind of - but you can have one anyway, courtesy of Sha@lark, the Japanese company who came up with this odd idea.

Romping Around a Room with Creative Wall Space

Are you tired of decorating your house in Early Fisher-Price? Bring some class and style into your children’s rooms instead with Romp Brooklyn, a manufacturer of the unique wallpaper silhouettes.

Kids Travel Made Easy

You’re traveling through the airport on your latest family vacation, and as usual, your child is trudging along behind you – exhausted and tired. What’s a parent to do?

New Study Shows Diabetes May Be Transmitted From Parents to Children

A new study shows that inheritance may be the cause for the rise in diabetes in the U.S.

Children Stay Little Forever With Miniature Baby Art

Everyone loves babies. What better way to celebrate them than to have miniature sculptures that fit in the palm of your hand? Artist Camille Allen creates very adorable baby sculptures that are sure to make you coo.

Kids Smile at Safety with Innovative Helmet Covers

Looking for a creative way to keep kids safe? Give this innovative Canadian company a try.

Kids Go Wild for Unconventional Party Cups

Kids parties always welcome a little creativity, and now your littlest guests can get a laugh at the refreshments table with the Pick Your Animal Nose cup set.

Drips and Spills Are Obsolete With the Dispensing Spoon

Feeding a baby can be a challenging affair, especially when your hands need to be free for a dozen other daily tasks. Now you can simplify the lunchtime process with Boon’s Squirt Baby Food Dispensing Spoon.

Messes Take A Backseat To Fun On Summer Road Trips

Families cramming in those final vacation days before summer completely fades away, will love the Killy Keeper – an easy solution for common car messes.

Doctors Warn That Texting May Kill You

Earlier this week, ER doctors issued AWTTW, which is text lingo for “a word to the wise” about the dangers of texting while doing your daily routines.

Innovative Bike Has Parents Riding High

Active parents love convenient outdoor gadgets, and thanks to Zigo, you can stay fit while hanging out with your little ones at the same time.

Watchhaler Helps Children With Asthma

There is a new option out there for parents who have children with asthma. A German company has manufactured a child friendly inhalation aid (aka spacer) for children called the "Watchhaler®".


Weekend Reading: Fun in the Sun

Lazy days of summer may slow some down, but these InventorSpot writers find lots of fun in the sun.

Physical Activity of Children Is Dropping

The physical activity of children has dropped from age 9 to age 15, says a study done by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Germs 101: How to Traumatize Your Children

When you think baby present, you think cute, right? Cuddly? Educational? How about infectious? Contagious? Deadly? GIANTmicrobes® are accurate and (mostly) adorable representations of germs, bacteria, viruses and other no-see-ums at 1,000,000x magnification.

Interactive Dictionaries - More Than Just Definitions

Welcome. Invited. Accept gladly. Accommodate. Not sure exactly how these terms relate? Interactive dictionaries Visuwords and Lexipedia display the connections between words and phrases as a visual web.

SIDS May Be Linked To Serotonin Levels

New research has shown that SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) may be caused by an imbalance in serotonin.

Modern Barbie Gets Kinky

There are some deviant minds in the product development and marketing suites at Mattel’s Barbie™ division.

5 Fun Ways To Slide Into Summer

Despite the influx of video games and other indoor activities, kids still love to play outside. Get them going with a larger than life water experience, right in your very own backyard.

 

New Worries With HPV Vaccine?

Gardasil, a vaccine designed to prevent the HPV (human papillomavirus) virus has been causing some uproar lately.