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Capturing the Leasing Market: Profit from Shared Office Space

In Good Company, located in New York’s Manhattan, is attempting to take the shared workplace to a new level by offering space solely to female entrepreneurs. Cubes & Crayons, in Silicon Valley, provides childcare for parents who share their office.

Help Keep the Roads A Little Safer With DriveAssist

As cell phones become more advanced and get more buttons/gizmos/toys, they will also require more attention. Unfortunately, not everyone understands that such attention shouldn't be taken away from driving to satisfy the phone requirement, which is why Aegis Mobility has developed a system to keep you focused on the road and not your keypad.

Ford's MyKey System Limits Young Drivers

Parents will be the first to admit that one of the most stressful things they have ever gone through or will be going through is when it comes time for their teens to start driving. The dangers that present themselves are numerous and the temptations are just common. Ford is hoping to alleviate some of these worries with a new system they have named MyKey.

Talking Down to Elderly May Shorten Their Lives

A study done by Yale University states that treating old people like children may cut up to 8 years off their lives.

Study Finds Using Fans Reduces Risk of SIDS

A new study has found that using a fan on a sleeping baby lowers the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) by 72 percent.

Teach Baby About Recycling Early With a Micro Pod Diaper Bag

Environmentally-conscious parents now have a new alternative when it comes to toting around baby gear…introducing the recycled bottle diaper bag by Fleurville.

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).