Computer programming for kids

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Pre-parent hacker Brian (baby due in July) wanted to share something with the "other geek parents out there": I am a computer programmer by trade, and have often thought about how daunting it might be to teach my children “what daddy does." /www.kidsprogramminglanguage.com/ has a […]

Baby food fruit sweetens smoothies

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Here's how Michelle uses up baby food fruits: I have a pantry full of baby food that we never got around to using when my son was younger, mostly the fruit varieties. My son is now 22 months old and has outgrown the jars. I […]

How to keep a hat on your baby’s head

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Here's how Caley keeps a hat on her baby: My 9 month-old son loves to take his hats off during our walks. Until today, I was CONSTANTLY having to stop every couple of minutes to pick his hat up off the ground and return it […]

Pasta and juice that contains protein and vegies?

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Kristen (Cool Mom Picks, Motherhood Uncensored) seems to have read my mind in the protein-and-vegie department: 1) For kids not eating enough protein but who love their pasta (or mac n' cheese), try Barilla Pasta Plus – it has around 10g of protein per serving. […]

A trick for getting medicine into babies

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Via Sara: The nurse at our pediatrian's office taught us a trick to get infants to swallow medicine: blow in their face. It surprises them so much they swallow as a reflex. We also used this, with moderate success, to surprise our little girl out […]

MetroDad’s Jedi parenting tricks

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Pierre, AKA MetroDad, is leaning on the ways of the Jedi as he raises his kid. What he's discovered so far: when Peanut wouldn't eat, he put her food in a dog bowl with good results. I don't recall Obi-Wan training Anakin this way, but […]

Wool diaper covers prevent nighttime leaks

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 More soft, wooly advice from Tiffany: Another nighttime leaky diaper tip: Diapers do not fit all kids all the time, add the nighttime shuffling and leg bending and, well… even the best fitting diapers can leak. A wool diaper cover (sometimes called a soaker) could […]