#9 Best Children’s Gifts:
For Mommy: Icelandic Designs.com
(pictured above: Icelandic Clare Red Cable Connection #1510).
For Baby: Baby Gap.com
(pictured above: Baby Gap bodysuit).
For Kids: Guess Kids.com
(pictured above: Guess fashions for kids).
#8 Best Children’s Toys
Best Children’s Toy Stores
(pictured above: the world famous FAO Schwartz and…. the newer Giggles….).
Pictured Above: The Baby and The Bear (“Baby Einstein” by Disney and “RoboPanda” by WowWee); The Computer (Fisher-Price Kid’s Internet ); The Board and The BFF (Disney’s “Pictionary” Board Game and Disney’s “Hanna Montana’s World Tour” Interactive); and The New World and the The Old World (Rubik’s Cube and Lionel Trains).
#7 Best Children’s Education
Renee Ashley Baker’s Best Prep Schools: Phillips Exeter, Interlocken, Juliard, St. Paul’s School, Groton, Choate Rosemary Hall, Andover, Phillips Academy, Milton Academy , Ruppowam, Cisqua School, St. Mark’s School, Deerfield Academy….and….
Renee Ashley Baker’s Best Ivy League Schools: Princeton, MIT, Columbia, Harvard, Yale, NYU, Welsley, Vasser, Mt Holyoke, Radcliff.
#6 Best Young Athletes
(pictured above–and upside down: Shaun White aka “The Flying Tomato”)
(pictured above: Russian born Richard Sandrak aka “Little Hercules” presently starring in the movie, “Little Hercules 3D”).
(pictured above: Braxton Bilbrey, 7 year old channel swimmer who in May of 2006 completed a historic swim from Alcatraz Island).
#5 Best Children’s Puppies
(Did you know that 25% of all “orphaned dogs” are pure breds? Check out the following wesites if your child (or you) is in need of “Man’s Best Friend”: Petside.com, ASPCA.com, and “The Poodle Rescue Agency” . Note: If a “poodle” is not what you want just fill in the name of the breed you are seeking such as: The _____Rescue Agency).
#4 Best Baby Pictures
Best “Labor of Love” by Ann Geddes
(pictured above, baby photographed by Anne Geddes).
#3 Best Children’s Disney DVD’s:
(pictured above: Disney’s “Hercules”, Disney’s “Underdog”, Disney’s “Ratatouille”, Disney’s “Pixar: Short Film Flicks”and Disney’s “Pirates of the Carribben: At World’s End”).
#2 Best Children’s Live Shows
Disney On Ice: “Princess Wishes”
(pictured above: the title says it all—now touring the USA–don’t miss it!)
Cirque de Soleil’s “Wintuk”
(pictured above: Jaimie stars as the little boy searching for snow in a land called, ‘Wintuk’ and Russian beauty Audrone Pavloviciene stars as the ‘High Priestess’).
#1 Best Children’s Movies now playing
(pictured above: “Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium” and “Water Horse: Legend of the Deep”…both playing at a movie theatre near you….).