Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 From “Simple Ways to Save Hours of Your Time” at MSN: To get your kids to help keep the house neat, [author Laura] Stack suggests a system she calls Jail n’ Bail. “If they don’t put their stuff away, it goes in the jail box, […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 <rant> What genius decided it would be a good idea to package sugary juice inside a pillow-shaped, squeezable pouch? </rant> Sandy has an answer: For the toddlers that insist on holding onto their own juice pouch/bag, it takes about 2 seconds before juice spouts out […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 As reported in yesterday’s New York Times, a new study by two University of Chicago economists finds TV-watching to have little or no effect on kids’ future academic test scores. The study says nothing about TV’s effects on their behavior, attention or lack of physical […]
Books are a good way to open up the conversation about body issues, sex, and the changes that come with puberty…sooner than you might expect). Here’s a place to start.
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Amie put the big bulk diaper carton to good use: I buy diapers and wipes in bulk at Sam’s Club. If you cut the top flaps off of the wipes box, you can fill it with about one bag’s worth of diapers in three stacks […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Rollin’ along in the car yesterday, we heard an old music favorite on XM Kids: Meco’s disco-fied Star Wars medley. It’s like a cheesy cross between the Star Wars soundtrack, the Queen soundtrack from Flash Gordon, and the theme from CHiPS. We bought it on […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 While getting ready for a solo plane trip with her two little ones, Olivia discovered the Tote-a-Tot, a harness that straps a baby’s car seat (with the baby in it) to rolling luggage, freeing up at least one hand. As she writes in her post […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Matthew in Seattle simplifies family pizza outings this way: My two-year-old daughter Iris loves pizza, and we often take her out to the local pizza place, but until recently she wasn’t adept enough with her teeth to eat bites off a slice. She preferred her […]
Charles discovers the beauty of multiples when it comes to his daughters’ favorite toys.
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 John Tolva, who will forever be remembered as the first person to call Parent Hacks "Lifehacker for those who no longer have lives," finds odd similarities between parenting toddlers and surviving a cyborg invasion. Technorati Tags: Parenting Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin […]