Experts say the more creatively children play, the less lucrative it is for toy makers. They advocate returning to the games kids no longer play.
In today's highly sexualized environment – where 5-year-olds wear padded bras – some see the toddlers-and-tiaras Disney princess craze leading to the pre-teen pursuit of "hot" looks. Do little girls become little women too soon?
Today's short route to celebrity: flaunting children as accessories.
The popular Baby Einstein DVD series has come under fire by parenting activists.