Tag Archives: kids

Kids play matchmaker for single parents on UK site

by Krisha Kinnersley WHAT’S HAPPENING They say kids know best — but could that apply to the dating game for single mums and dads? A British dating site is putting that concept to the test by inviting kids to create profiles for their over-50 parents (HuffingtonPost.com, 17 August 2012). My Lovely Parent was created by […]

Maily offers email for the pre-K crowd

by Robert van Alstyne WHAT’S HAPPENING After baby’s first steps comes … first emails? Parents eager to get their tots electronically communicating early are downloading Maily, a free iPad email app aimed at users as young as 4 years old. Maily’s image-rich interface allows kiddos to send virtual finger-paintings if they aren’t yet literate, making […]


by Becky Sun Christmas is 46 days away, a bit too early to predict the hot toy of the season. Maybe Squinkies will be 2010’s Zhu Zhu Pets. Or perhaps Sing-a-ma-jigs. (“They chatter, sing and harmonize!” — which means parents will be forced to buy more than one, if they can stomach it.) Amazon’s list […]


by Stefania Revelli As this year’s crowd of cowboys, witches and, of course, dentists gear up for the sweetest night of the year, they might be seeing a whole new side to trick-or-treating. Despite the $1.8 billion Americans are expected to spend on Halloween candy, individuals and nationwide groups are teaching kids that there’s more […]


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