Searching for the Hatchimal, This Year’s “It” Toy

Posted on December 23, 2016

I stare at my laptop screen watching a wide eyed, blonde haired girl cup a spotted egg in her hands. She tilts the large egg and it sneezes, burps, and hiccups. Waving it through the air, it squeals and releases a dizzying noise. Yellow lights flash inside the shell. She taps on it and the creature inside taps back causing her smile to stretch further. The lights flash red and blue and finally rainbow to signal the creature is readyRead More

Forget Hatchimals, Here Is What Your Kid Really Needs For Christmas

Posted on December 19, 2016

I would love to give my son a Hatchimal for Christmas and watch his eyes light up as the furry creature hatches, waddles and squeals. To be honest, I want this season’s most popular toy too. The damn thing is so adorable. It’s large, flashing eyes and lil’ flipper wings are irresistable. Don’t ask me to admit how many times I watched the demonstration video on the company’s website. It’s pathetic. In a perfect world, every child who wants aRead More