Category - Kids’ Products

Looking for the Perfect Christmas Gift for Your Kid? Get the “Breaking Bad” Meth Lab Playset!

Does your kid already have the Dexter serial killer doll?  Then amp up the edge factor of his toy chest even further with this Breaking Bad-inspired meth lab playset:

Complete with protective masks, drug paraphernalia, figurines and an RV (AKA the show’s meth lab on wheels), future drug dealers can even reenact scenes from the TV series.

Apparently, some parents have taken to — where else? — Twitter to complain about the inappropriateness of the toy (made out of Lego-like parts, but not actually made by Lego), but I don’t see what the big deal is.  I mean, it’s obviously not meant for kids and even if it was…?  At least the meth lab has a cautionary “DANGER” sign and comes with a protective mask.  Plus, in today’s job market, never hurts to hone a set of back-up skills.

Children’s Book Titles That Make You Go, Hmmmm

Please note: The Laughing Stork recommends viewing this with an inappropriately dirty mind.


Hey, don't judge. We parents don't always have time to go to the grocery store.


It's always nice when someone who's looking for a piece finally gets in touch with his "Big O."


A little harsh, don't you think?


Looks like the poor chicken got the, um, short end of the stick.


By Dr. Seuss, no less. "Do you like them pointing up? Do you like them in a protective cup...? Do you like them pointing right? Do you like them in bed at night?"


"Yum" isn't exactly the first word that came to MY mind.


Has he checked Lost & Found?


But a life-sized giraffe toilet paper holder will make it all okay.


Only guys would need a book to help them figure this out.


When creepy Uncle Ron asks this after too many glasses of "special egg nog," run -- DON'T WALK -- in the opposite direction.

Kathie Lee Gifford Breastfeeds ‘Breast Milk Baby’ on TV — Of Course

Two years ago I wrote about a breastfeeding doll that was causing a stir among parents and now, thanks to Kathie Lee and Hoda, the doll debate has been reignited.  (Troublemakers, they are!)  A recent TODAY segment featured man-on-the-street interviews to see how people felt about little ones pretending to breastfeed and, well, they were pretty much divided with the scales tipping slightly in favor of pro-doll.  Just slightly.

“It looks like they’re playing.  And in a very natural way, to me,” Kathie Lee shrugged.  “I don’t see the damage in the whole thing.”  Naturally, Kathie Lee also had to try out the Breast Milk Baby doll (after a large gulp from her “water” bottle, no doubt), prompting a less nonchalant Hoda to look away and cringe, “Something’s just so weird about what’s happening right now.”

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When I first heard about the doll, I have to admit I was more Hoda, less Kathie Lee, simply because the visual of a child breastfeeding is so foreign. (Also, because I prefer to wait until after 10 a.m. for my morning vodka tonic.)  But now that I have a newborn on the way, with a 21-month-old who is going to be very curious and possibly jealous of my nursing relationship with him…?  A doll allowing her to mimic it in an innocent way doesn’t seem like the worst idea in the world.  (Nor does an early morning vodka tonic.  Two kids under two?  Oy.  Bring on the “water” bottle, Mama says!)