Cars Disney Turbo Pullback Cars Racers 3-pack

For Ages 3+ per manufacturer (despite what video says).

The Helpful Dad says this is a quality product that really works. Although this pack doesn’t include Lightning, it’s still a good buy for only $8-12 b/c the cars are easy to use and go fast.

Here’s the official review:
Tow Mater and his friends The King and Ramone are charged up and ready to go with this Disney Cars Turbo Pullback Racer Set. Just pull them back, then let go to launch them forward for some high speed fun.

Crayola Easel Crayola Double-Sided Magnetic Easel Review

Want a durable EASEL for your child to draw on? Perhaps one with a chalkboard AND dry erase/magnetic boards? Then check out the Crayola Double-sided Easel. The Helpful Dad gives this 4 of 5 stars.

Here’s the official description:
“Magnetic/Dry Erase and Chalkboard provides a large work area. Each board includes a Clip to hold paper. Surfaces are easy to wipe clean. 4 detachable storage bins for holding art accessories. Folding easel for easy storage. Product includes: Eraser, 77 Magnetic Letters & Numbers. “

Cars Lightning McQueen Ride On Vehicle Review

Is your Toddler a Cars Fan? Does he/she love Lightning McQueen? Are you looking for a Ride-On Toy? If you answered “yes” to each of those questions, then this is the toy for you!

The Helpful Dad gives this 5 Stars – it’s durable, fun, and will keep your toddler’s attention for month’s to come. We’ve had ours for over a year and Jax is still using it every day. Just be careful – once your toddler gets the hang of it, they can speed around the floor and run you over! 🙂

This is a MUST HAVE for Cars Fans.

Chuck My Talking Truck PLAYSKOOL Version Review

Does your toddler love Chuck? Then consider this toy. The Helpful Dad says ‘be sure to compare the Playskool version to the Tonka version” to see which one you like best. We believe the Playskool version is the better buy – for 1/2 the price you get similar features.

Here’s an official description:
“Your toddler will have loads of dump-truck fun with Playskool’s Chuck My Talking Truck. Not only does Chuck have over 40 spoken phrases and sounds, he also drives to you when called and shakes his bumper and dump bed while chatting and “working.” Designed for children ages two and up, Chuck My Talking Truck offers your child interactive fun and role-playing opportunities.”

Booster Seat BabySmart Cooshie Booster Seat Review

Has your toddler outgrown their high chair but you don’t want to get them one of those ugly plastic booster seats? Then consider the Cooshie – The Helpful Dad owns this seat and my son loves it. I give it 4 of 5 stars – the only negative is it’s a bit pricey. Try to pick it up around $30-40 and you’ll be in good shape.

Here’s an official description:
“The SMART Cooshee Booster Seat is the perfect solution for the toddler who is ready to sit at the “grown-up” table. With its non-tip base and soft molded foam, the SMART Cooshee Booster Seat from Baby – Smart offers comfort for all kids. Not only easy use, the Cooshee doesn’t have seams to trap crumbs and its tiny suctions at the bottom stick securely to any hard surface. – Smart SMART Booster Seat is 100% waterproof, bacteria resistant, non-allergenic and made for both indoor and outdoor use. On the go? Take it with you! Dimensions: 15″ x 14″ x “6.” For Ages: 2 ½ yrs+. Features & Benefits: Unique molded foam stays put with weight of child – Soft, ribbed seat pattern is skid-resistant – For indoor & outdoor use100% Waterproof, Bacteria resistant, Non-allergenic, No Latex — No Phthalates – Sleek, low back cozy design for comfort and stability – For Ages: 2½ years old and up”

Chicco High Chair Chicco Polly Review

Looking for a good HIGH CHAIR for your baby? Consider the Chico Polly High Chair – it’s good, BUT just know you’ll be trading your child’s comfort (a positive) for a bit of a pain in cleaning (a negative). Overall The Helpful Dad gives this 4 of 5 starts – we’ve personlly owned this chair and used it for over a year. I believe its a great buy for $115-130 and a good buy for $130-150. Check out this video to see more.

Here’s the official description/notes:
“The Polly Highchair’s seven height positions, three reclining positions, and one-hand tray removal make the Polly the most convenient highchair to maneuver. Its highlighted and clearly visible buttons won’t leave you searching for how to adjust the highchair to make your child most comfortable.

The Polly also makes cleaning easy with its dishwasher-safe, tray insert and two cushioned, seat pads that are easy to clean. All vinyl seat pads are Phthalate free.

The Chicco Polly puts safety first by including a five-point safety harness and brakes on all wheels.

Seven height positions and three reclining positions for increased comfort
Most convenient maneuvering with one-hand seat recline and tray removal
Two cushioned seat pads that are easy to clean
Phthalate free vinyl seat pads
Adjustable footrest to accommodate growing children
Safety comes first with the five-point safety harness
Slimmest fold in its class
For children up to 37 lbs”

International Adoption – A Blessing

Are you considering adoption? If so, perhaps our story may help you. Meet our son Jax – he may have been born in South Korea, but we couldn’t have created a more perfectly matched child for our family.

In this video, The Helpful Dad shares some of his story about why his family chose adoption. He also talks about the costs of International Adoption, as well as the process, and the blessing of the gift of Adoption.

If you’d like to know more or have questions, send him an email via YouTube.

God Bless

Hot Wheels 4-Lane Raceway Review

Want to find out the fastest car you have? Then this toy is definitely for you. The Helpful Dad gives it 5 of 5 stars for hours of fun!

Product Description:
“Line up your Hot Wheels and Matchbox cars and race em down the 4-Lane Raceway! The fair start gate and winner’s flag shows the clear victor in every race! Connects to other Hot Wheels sets for crazy racing action. Case has a fold out handle for you to take your racing action to go.”

Product Details:
Product Dimensions: 3.2 x 10.1 x 18.9 inches ; 2.5 pounds
Shipping Weight: 2.6 pound