In today’s Amazon Friday sale: Are you hosting holiday guests this year? Aerobed once again makes a showing on sale: the AeroBed for Kids is 40% off today ($59.99). The kids’ version has a 4-inch safety surround to help prevent little ones from rolling off. You’ll also find tons of stuff in the Kitchen and […]
Archives for October 2009
Stephanie's delicious cure for the hiccups: Here's my totally painless [and high protein! — Ed.] cure for the hiccups: Give your (older child only please!) a silverware spoon full of peanut butter and have them eat it all at one time. Volia! Hiccups instantly gone! I think it works because the PB is so thick […]
Just heard this yesterday and intend to try it out: you can prolong the life of your Jack O’Lantern if you sprinkle ground cinnamon inside the cut pumpkin (including the cut top). Apparently, the heat of the candle also makes it smell good! Any more tips for preserving your Jack O’Lantern? More: Easy Halloween tips
Ah, the beauty of distraction. The trick is to find that thing that really lights your kid up (it’s different for every kid, and not always what you’d imagine). From Rachael@Pineapplebabble: My daughter is 13 months old and has eczema so every single night, without fail, we lotion her up. As you might guess, she […]
Shivani’s hack won’t get the present purchased the week before the party, but it will help save some driving hassle on the way there.
If you haven’t already dropped by the smart personal finance site Wise Bread, do. I discovered it when they joined the FM posse, and I’m hooked. Family Budget spreadsheet by Wise Bread View more documents from Julie Rains. Their contribution to the Parent Toolbox is so simple, and yet so powerful — a “Where does […]
10 Simple Freezer Tricks to Save You Time and Money – Lifehacker I WANT to make better use of my freezer. Some inspiration.
THE CUTENESS! Oh, and the hack’s good, too. From Erin: While on vacation with my aunt, my daughter (almost 2) messed up a ton of outfits while eating applesauce. She loves to feed herself, but is such a messy eater. My aunt had the brilliant idea to put a straw in the top of the […]
The too-big hamburger bun? No longer! From Ellen: When we make hamburgers we don’t make a full-sized burger for our 3-year-old son. So instead of wasting a full-sized bun on the little burger, we take the heels of the current loaf of bread and cut out a circle from each using his kiddie-sized cup. They […]
Use extra costume fabric for doll clothes As if awesome homemade costumes weren’t cute enough, Amida used the extra fabric to whip up a matching costume for her daughter’s doll!