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King of Kitsch: Meet the Company Behind Big Mouth Billy Bass and a Dozen Other Novelty Items From Your Childhood
Toys; Games

King of Kitsch: Meet the Company Behind Big Mouth Billy Bass and a Dozen Other Novelty Items From Your Childhood

Gemmy Industries' chief executive explains how the company continues to crank out the cheesy magic year after year.
Laura Entis
How This Savvy 10-Year-Old Launched a Budding Cookie Business
Young Entrepreneurs

How This Savvy 10-Year-Old Launched a Budding Cookie Business

Ten-year-old Cory Nieves, founder and CEO of Mr. Cory's Cookies, rakes in roughly $1,000 each week and has hopes of one day helming his own fashion line.
Geoff Weiss
4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter
Lessons

4 Everyday Entrepreneurial Lessons From My Daughter

Big lessons come in small packages, especially if that package is disguised as a 3-year-old girl in a purple dress.
Peter Gasca
Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' on Teaching Kids About Money: 'Put Their Noses In It, Like You're Training a Puppy'
Shark Tank

Shark Tank's 'Mr. Wonderful' on Teaching Kids About Money: 'Put Their Noses In It, Like You're Training a Puppy'

Force them to save and kick them out after they graduate from college, especially if you're rich, he says.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Want Your Kid to Be Successful? Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Says You Should Do This.
Shark Tank

Want Your Kid to Be Successful? Shark Tank's Barbara Corcoran Says You Should Do This.

The millionaire mom of two says the first step is not to step in too much, especially when it comes to getting good grades. Also, let your kid fall so she can learn how to pick herself up.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)
Google

Kids Under 13 Could Soon Get Their Own Gmail, YouTube Accounts (As If They Didn't Have Them Already…)

Kids already use Gmail and they're obsessed with YouTube. Now Google wants to make it legit, as in legal.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap
Toys; Games

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.
Peter Gasca
From Stuffed Zucchini to Wicked Jack Chicken, Savory Recipes From Entrepreneurs
Food

From Stuffed Zucchini to Wicked Jack Chicken, Savory Recipes From Entrepreneurs

Not only do they run businesses and write. They can cook up a storm. Sample some delightful dishes from our columnists.
Marjorie Backman
How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees
Managing Employees

How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees

Hiring your own children can have a ton of advantages, provided you do it right.
Lisa Evans
FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases
Amazon

FTC Sues Amazon Over Kids' Unauthorized In-App Purchases

The Federal Trade Commission filed a complaint today arguing that the ecommerce giant allowed children to rack up charges on their parents' accounts without consent.
Catherine Clifford
A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program
Accelerators

A Peek at the Startups in Disney's First-Ever Accelerator Program

Running the gamut from products for children to houses of high-tech, each winner will receive $120,000 in investment capital and mentoring from top Disney execs.
Geoff Weiss
LG Unveils Wristbands That Let You Track Your Kids
Wearable Tech

LG Unveils Wristbands That Let You Track Your Kids

The GPS and Wi-Fi equipped wristbands are intended for pre-school and primary-school aged children.
Laura Entis
What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices
Lessons

What a Teen's Summer Job Can Teach Us About Good Business Practices

Lessons come from everywhere -- even that kid selling ice cream from a boat.
Jonathan Long
How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures
Productivity Tools

How First Grade Classroom Etiquette is Impacting Time-Management Rituals at Google Ventures

After seeing how a classroom full of first graders reacted to a certain gadget, a design partner at Google Ventures decided to test it out at the SEO giant.
Geoff Weiss