Laura's got an interesting hairstyling tip: My friend's daughter has extremely unruly naturally curly hair that takes a ton of maintenance to keep from tangling, knotting, etc. They recently went to an amusement park for several days and before she went, she took her daughter to get braids (cornrows) in her hair. She went to […]
Archives for July 2008
Jellyfish hacks! Good to know, because my kids always want to poke and prod the jellyfish that we find washed up on the beach. From Kimberly: We live on the Gulf Coast and just got back from a beach trip — and it’s jellyfish season. Thankfully our 18 month-old didn’t get stung, but I did. […]
12 Tips for Better Doctor Visits with Kids « PsychMamma Simple wisdom — thanks, Psychmama. A Mom’s Life: Works For Me Wednesday – Popsicle Drip Catcher Dang. None of us has an excuse for popsicle drips anymore. Kids want a dog? Answer these 5 questions first. We’re new dog owners ourselves and are in the […]
Amazon’s got a bunch of baby product sales going on this month, but this promotion is so potentially useful for a new parent (hello? Free diapers!) I had to pass it on. Between July 1 and September 30, if your family and friends buy at least $750 worth of goodies from your Amazon Baby Registry, […]
Oh yeah. Parenthacking of the highest order. We bow to you, Andy. I just went on a cross-country airplane trip with my wife and 3 boys that range in age from 6 weeks to 4 years. For the 2 older boys I knew that 3 hours or more on a plane was going to be […]
Here’s Wendy’s tip for simplifying freezer pop consumption by toddlers: We’ve just introduced our 2-year-old to freezer pops this summer – the popsicles that come in the plastic tubes. We cut them in half for her (half for Mommy – I’m nursing her little sister, so I need the extra calories, right?), but she still […]
Here's Sarah's practical advice about choosing a campsite when you've got little ones along: We just got back from camping with our 3 year-old twins. It was a lot of fun, but could have been better if we'd just had better criteria for choosing a site. So here are the two criteria I'll use next […]
I Can Haz Nuggetz: A Fast Food How-to | shamelesslysassy.com For real, Amanda? I imagine two problems: greasy vents and chicken-scented air-conditioning. No?
Nizam PLANS to be forgetful. I like the way he thinks.
The four words no stay-at-home parent wants to hear from his or her partner: “I’ve got a business trip.” This checklist will help you avoid chaos while you’re a temporarily single parent.