The maker of our favorite eco-friendly push toys now offers a reindeer and sleigh, complete with a seat for a little doll or tiny Santa. (Can you say modern heirloom?) There's a cute mini version ($36), too. $78 at mannyandsimon.com.
IKEA has recalled about 4 million SMILA-series wall-mounted lamps, sold from July 1999 through May 2013 in star, moon, flower, heart, bug, seashell, and seahorse shapes, because of a strangulation hazard. For details about affected models and how to obtain a …
We're digging Boon's new Fleet stacking boats, which are great for scooping and pouring and floating (and rinsing), take up almost no storage space, won't get moldy, and have little drain holes on top, so you can flip 'em over and make it rain. Pre-order for …
Here come the purple nurseries. Pantone has announced its 2014 color of the year. (And we love it!)
Manhattan Group has recalled about 12,500 Quixel rattles sold from September 2011 through October 2013 because the colored arches (which hold sliding beads) can break, creating a choking hazard. For details and refund information, visit cpsc.gov.
BabyCenter has released its list of the most popular baby names of 2013. Sophia is the hottest name for girls yet again, but after eight years with Aiden atop the boy list, there's a new number one in town.
Two nonprofit groups have released their lists of the worst toys of 2013. In case you want to check your own list twice, the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood's list is here and World Against Toys Causing Harm's list is here.