via babytoolkit.blogspot.com Here's how Parent Hacks Hall-Of-Famer Adrienne (Baby Toolkit) prevents ring around the sippy cup!
Archives for January 2011
The Tiger Mother and You: Are We Preparing Our Kids for a Better Financial Future? I love how JD is wrestling with the whole Tiger Mother conversation. As a child of two cultures (my Dad's from India, my Mom's Jewish, of Eastern European descent), I find myself looking at this uproar from a number of […]
via www.bostonmamas.com With all the extra time you've got lying around (because you're starting your Valentines early) you and your kids can make one or more of these adorable and easy Rosebud Valentines. Christine's daughter made them last year, and they're lovely. Too time-consuming for all the classmates, perhaps, but perfect for the teacher or […]
My most useful Valentine's Day tip, especially for kids who pass out classroom valentines, is to start early! Homemade valentines are easy to make; the problem is usually the lack of time. Starting today, gather the supplies. You've probably already got them lying around. Card stock (old manila file folders work well) or construction paper […]
via allthingsbeautiful-charity.blogspot.com How gorgeous is this pencil case? Out of my skill range, but such a beautiful way to save a beloved dress. Thanks for the pointer, @CrystalC2B!
Video baby monitor? Really? This sounds like a setup for one of my rants about baby gear you don't really need. And you don't, in my opinion, really need this product. But if you're one of those parents who would rest easier every night with a video monitor sitting on your nightstand, I say go […]
Meredith of Overthinking Mom shared her one-hack-led-to-another epiphany about the usefulness of bookshelves as toy storage: I'm a new mom and was a little naive about when babies actually start to enjoy reading. I had neatly arranged my 9 month-old daughters' books on her bookshelf, but all she did was toss them around and chew […]
via mommagreek.blogspot.com Greek Momma (@greek_momma on Twitter) solved her wooden puzzle storage problem with a file organizer from Costco. Smart! More: Toy storage hacks
via gogingham.com From Sarah at Go Gingham: how to use your dining room table for ping pong!