Toys & Books

The Mom Edit’s 2017 STEAM Guide Is Here!

Hey there, builders and puzzlers and tinkers and creators, innovators and experimenters and thinkers - this is for you.  Below is our 2017 STEAM...

Xbox, Playstation or the Nintendo Switch – Which Is The Best...

After Sydney (our amazing intern who happens to be majoring in video game design) came out with an article on The Best Video Games for...

The Best Videogames For Kids (That Aren’t First-Person Shooters Or Mass...

This post has been updated for 2021. My kiddos are in the process of transitioning to...big kids. It happened so fast. And while their playroom...

Last-Minute Easy Costumes For Mamas & Babies

last minute costume ideas for moms
It's crunch time, mamas. Halloween is quickly approaching. If you've been wrapped up with...being a mama, do not fret. I've gathered a few easy,...

Amazon Prime Day – The Best STEM and STEAM Toys

If you've spent any time in the virtual toy department of Amazon's Prime Day, I'll bet you have a headache. Me, too. But there are some...

Amazon Prime Day – Where to Start

Gang, we're off working on round-ups of all of the best of Amazon Prime Day deals in fashion, beauty, home, and toys.  But if...

Fun in the Sun: Outdoor Play Picks for the Design-minded

sprinkler Picky design-mom back again with summertime picks that won't upset your lovely backyard with ugly plastic red, blue and yellow. I don't mind red,...

Last Minute Toys For Kids (STEM, STEAM and Fun)

When the boys were really small, I had Christmas down.  We did holiday-themed art projects, advent calendars, Christmas stories, and went to see Santa...

Baby Gifts for the Design-Minded

Lucky me... I got to round up adorable baby gifts! It can sometimes be tricky shopping for the itty bitty ones at the holidays...

Preschool Picks: 10 Bright Gifts for Your Little One

Preschoolers are such a cool age - big enough to graduate from baby toys, not quite ready for the tiny pieces of big kid toys - but...