What's With The Endless Appeal Of My Little Pony?
The pony franchise is 40 years old. Adults and kids are still obsessed.
The Care Bears Origin Story Will Make You Feel So Much Nostalgia
A brief history of our favorite rainbow-colored, adjective-laden Care Bear friends
Am I The Last Mom In America Giving My Daughter A Barbie?
I'll do anything to keep her off the Internet. Bring on the plastic.
Troll Dolls Have Serious Staying Power & The Reason Is Pretty Simple
Big-haired, bug-eyed, smiling troll dolls have been with us for more than 60 years (and are peak ‘90s nostalgia!). What is the appeal of these zany characters that our kids now adore?
The Pound Puppies Saga: How These Plush Toys Hooked Us & Now Our Kids
These beloved ‘80s toys sure knew how to tug on the heartstrings.
All Your Burning Questions About Teddy Ruxpin, Explored
The original Ruxpin from the ‘80s talked when you loaded a cassette into its back. He was maybe a little scary, TBH, but he launched a love for storytelling toys.
WTF Started Kids’ Surprise Toy Obsession?
There was a time when toys were for playing with and not just unwrapping. Are surprise toys depressing, or tapping into a real play pattern?
Can You Give Your Kids The Old Toys You Saved From Childhood?
A mix of old love, thriftiness, and desire to cut down on waste has us handing down toys from one generation to another. But are vintage toys safe?