Here's How One Optimistic Parent From 1989 Imagined 2014

Is it cruel to have children when the world is so terrible? That's not a new question. And when a newspaper columnist in Michigan asked it in 1989, he came down on the side of no. The world of the future — the world of 2014, to be exact — was going to be just wonderful enough that having kids was a great idea. Was he… » 6/22/14 11:02am 6/22/14 11:02am

LeapFrog's Kid Fitness Watch: A Tamagotchi That Gets Kids Off the Couch

Fitness trackers are basically a grown-up excuse to mess around with a gadget under the guise of self-betterment. But why should adults have all the fun? Kids' electronics maker LeapFrog just unveiled the LeapBand, a wrist-worn fitness tracker that encourages kids to get up and do stuff. » 4/30/14 6:30pm 4/30/14 6:30pm

Science explains why babies are so darn cute

What makes adult sized humans go gaga and coo coo and ooh ooh when they see a little baby? Their adorable cuteness! But are babies really that cute to make people forget how to speak? They are! And it's scientifically proven. ASAP Science says we love round faces, big eyes, protruding cheeks, big forehead and a round… » 4/16/14 11:27pm 4/16/14 11:27pm

Every Baby Bottle Needs a Grippy Rollcage

If you don't have kids, you might find it hard to believe that baby bottles don't come standard with this springy shock-absorbing and easy-to-grip silicone rollcage. The Ba Baby Bottle Holder is actually a $15 aftermarket accessory for bottles that makes them easier for babies to grip, and better suited to surviving… » 2/16/14 10:00am 2/16/14 10:00am

Adorable kid freaks out when he sees Superman fly for the first time

Here's something that'll make you feel good on a day you wish was still the weekend: a 16-month old kid watches Superman take his first flight in Man of Steel and adorably (and appropriately) cheers him on. It's just pure happiness. You can see the wonder in his eyes, the excitement in his clap and the mirroring joy… » 2/10/14 7:28pm 2/10/14 7:28pm

Awesome parents recreate famous movie scenes with their adorable baby

Aww. This is adorable. Lilly and Leon Mackie play dress up with their little kid Orson and turn him into baby versions of Luke Skywalker, baby Batman, baby Macaulay Culkin, baby Castaway and so forth so that they could recreate scenes from famous movies. You'll see mom, dad and child pose for photos of baby versions… » 12/23/13 10:30pm 12/23/13 10:30pm

Adorable baby stops crying whenever he hears the Star Wars theme song

The force is strong with this one, it seems. Gezi Parkı on YouTube uploaded a video of a baby being calmed by the Star Wars theme song. The baby boy goes from crying to silence to gleeful within the first few notes of John Williams' Star Wars theme song. This kid is going to be all right. » 11/11/13 9:36pm 11/11/13 9:36pm

Let Your Child Relax With a Martini Glass Rattle After a Tough Playdate

If you need a little something in the evening to take the edge off of a hectic day at work, just stop and imagine what your toddler has to go through. Constant diaper changes, being force fed pureed crap at every meal, and pre-arranged playdates with whiny, crying kids they can't escape. If a martini helps you relax,… » 8/20/13 10:40am 8/20/13 10:40am

This Longboard Stroller Might Help You Fend Off Parental Lameness

Once you have kids your coolness factor starts a slow but inevitable decline towards a lame life of tucking in Polo shirts and constantly stressing over mutual funds. But before your kids reach their teenage years, there are ways to prolong your coolness, like swapping your stroller—as expensive or tricked out as it… » 5/31/13 3:31pm 5/31/13 3:31pm

You Can Now Get a 3D Hologram Of Your Unborn Baby's Smile

Instead of surprising your parents about your pregnancy by slipping them a 2D ultrasound, you can completely blow their minds with a 3D hologram courtesy of Pioneer's new printing service. It does mean you'll have to head to Japan for your ultrasound, and hide the good news from your family for about seven months,… » 5/08/13 9:01am 5/08/13 9:01am

Your Child Will Never Be Safer In a Car Than In the Arms of Batman

Despite his gruff mannerisms, deep down Batman is a tender, loving superhero. And had he kids of his own, he would embrace and protect them just like this Batman carseat will do for yours. If he can protect Gotham from evil super-villains, surely he can protect your kids during a fender bender. » 4/26/13 10:20am 4/26/13 10:20am