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'Baby Einstein' Creators Say Negative Study Was Full of Flaws

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When the first "Baby Einstein" video hit the parenting scene in 1996, it kicked off a craze.
Kids -- and moms and dads -- were drawn to the 30-minute videos featuring classical music, shapes and objects, and sales top...
Bill Clark and Julie Aigner-Clark are fighting to have the university investigated.

Baby Einstein Videos 'Like Crack for Babies', but Kids Don't Learn From Them

Baby Einstein videos are not all they're cracked up to be. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
Though hailed as a wonder drug of sorts by devoted parents, Baby Einstein and other educational DVDs may more accurately be, as one mother describe...
Though hailed as a wonder drug of sorts by devoted parents, Baby Einstein and other educational DVDs may more accurately be, as one mother describes them, "like crack" for your baby.

Baby Einstein Co-Founder Goes to Court Over TV Studies

Baby Einstein DVDs are displayed at a Borders book store. Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images
A co-founder of the popular "Baby Einstein" videos is going to court to clear the names of his wife and himself, despite the fact that they currently...

Refund: Disney Offers Money Back for Baby Einstein Videos

The Walt Disney Company is offering up refunds to parents who bought the popular Baby Einstein videos and the move may be an admission that the products did not help boost babies' intelligence, as the company once claimed. Disney is offering a ref...

Are Educational Toys Just Commercial Products In Disguise?

The Scholastic Book Fair has stood the test of time. Just about every school has one -- not to mention those monthly Scholastic Book Club brochures you find crumpled in your child's backpack. Some things have changed, though. Over the past year there...

Does Baby Einstein hurt more than help?

In a new study, researchers have found that videos such as the "Baby Einstein" and "Brainy Baby" series may delay language development in toddlers. For every hour of watching the videos, children learned six to eight fewer words than children who did...

New Baby Einstein DVD: Discovering Shapes

I've long been a fan of the Baby Einstein videos and do believe they contributed to Jared's early cognitive development. Both Jared and Sara have loved the videos and still watch them. We have, I believe, every one (thank you Costco!). At least, we d...

Product Recall: Graco Soft Blocks Tower Toys

Graco Children's Products Inc., of Exton, Pennsylvania, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling their Soft Blocks Tower Toys for the Graco(r) Baby Einstein(r) discover and play(tm) Activity Centers. The pl...

Product Recall: Disney Baby Einstein footed pajamas

Disney Stores North America, of Pasadena, California, in cooperation with the Consumer Product Safety Commission, is voluntarily recalling their Baby Einstein Caterpillar Sleepwear and Baby Einstein Duck Sleepwear. The pajamas do not meet the flammab...

Little Einsteins for your little one's iPod

I've been struggling with balancing technology and my son, Everett. I had made an illogically principled "no video games" rule and, well, that's so far out the window and he's not even four yet, thanks to Nick Jr. and their endlessly seduct...

Baby Einstein exposed?

I don't even know where to begin on this post; there are so many sides to the story. Should your babies watch TV? Are Baby Einstein videos essential to brain development? Are TV and videos just good babysitters? Is it bad that you think TV and videos...

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