Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Buy Less Toys!

What's that? Buy less? Am I not a toy retailer? Is my livelihood not dependent upon how many toys we sell? Yep, sure is.

Then why, for the love of Mike, would I advocate buying less toys? Am I a sadist? (duh, I'm a retailer)

Well, actually, it's thanks to a wonderful article by Pamela Paul over at the Huffington Post website. She argues that the vast number of toys our children get throughout a year devalues their play value and potential educational value. She makes a good argument. Read it here.

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