Kelly's hack saves us all from laborious, uncomfortable scrubbing: I bought my daughter some of the face paint "markers" they have at the grocery store this time of year. She had fun getting her face painted and then painting my face (and hands, and arms, and . . .). On the package, it says to […]
Archives for October 2007
In case you're looking to offset the candy consumption (or are a bulk buyer of health bars), Amazon's offering a $10 instant rebate on selected Clif, Luna, Odwalla, Larabar, and Probar bars The deal ends today: buy $39 worth, and use the checkout code GOODBARS to get your discount (shipping's free). I keep a few […]
kittenpie's bring-down-the-fever hack: To help comfort a kid with a fever, one of the great things is of course to run a damp cloth over their forehead, neck, and limbs. My child's bedroom is not near the bathroom, though, so if I know she's sick and may wake up hot, I will tuck two baby washcloths […]
WebGoonies.com – Review: Bob – The Screen time Controller Get in the running for the giveaway! Deadline: Nov 3.
Julie’s hack is tough, but it works for her family.
From Katharine: If you use cloth diapers, try putting a strip of polar fleece (any old cut-up sweater will do – it doesn't even need to be hemmed) between the diaper and your baby's bottom. It's especially good for sensitive bottoms, because the fleece lets liquids run through, leaving your baby sitting on something relatively […]
Apartment Therapy – Picket Fence Cord Management Lovely, as usual. Thanks for the link, SE! Extend the life of a favorite (but outgrown) t-shirt Great idea. Also good for turning summer Ts into cool-weather playshirts. Requires basic sewing, but I think even I could attempt this. Thanks for the link, GeekMama!
Cheri figured out a way to keep Halloween cling decorations in good working order for the following year.
Dren of DrenNotes offers her take on the creative presentation of food: I've been reading a lot of buzz on the interweb about Deceptively Delicious, mostly dealing with the ethics of "sneaking" in fruits and veggies into a child's diet. My child is a picky eater (and yes, I know where he gets is from). […]