Video Demonstrates What Seasoned Parents Already Know About Babies and Toys

RachelKiser_200TallRachel Kiser
Blogger | Mom of Two


It’s a tale as old as time: new parents, excited about their baby’s first Christmas, go all out, purchasing every brightly colored toy in the aisle, taking care to wrap them and put them under the tree, and ultimately being disappointed when their little ones are way more interested in the crinkly, colorful wrapping paper than the actual gift.

Vlogger Esther Anderson took it upon herself to show us just how real this phenomenon actually is in a video called “Random Things vs. Baby Toys”.

At the end of the video, the official “Random Thing” count was 6, while the “Baby Toy” count was 0.

Color us not surprised!

This one is for all of the parents whose children spend hours playing inside the cardboard refrigerator box, or whose babies simply want to gnaw on the remote control in peace.


RachelKiser_200TallAbout Rachel Kiser

Rachel is a wife and mother living in Raleigh, North Carolina. She’s a fan of good coffee, wearer of gray t-shirts, and is constantly starting books she will never finish. Her family is her joy, and she loves to engage with other moms and dads on matters of parenting. Her blog posts have also been featured on the Today Show Parenting Blog and Scary Mommy.

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3 Comments on “Video Demonstrates What Seasoned Parents Already Know About Babies and Toys”

  1. Wow, I never thought about that-us parents, are more excited than the babies-who don;t expect anything

  2. That’s crazy how the baby chose the random things 100 percent of the time (from the 6 trials). Goes to show we need to keep an eye on them at all times.

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