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.