Make your own photo blocks

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 At Daddy Types, Greg passed along a pointer to a Photojojo video tutorial for creating your own photo blocks. A better gift than toy, I think, but cool all the same. While you're at Photojojo, have a look around the archives — wonderful ideas there! […]

Light:night: a gentle, portable nightlight

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Debra raves about light:night: I *love* this new nightlight and just wanted to share with the group. It's not glaring or too bright like other nightlights, but gives a cozy colored glow or a brighter light when needed.  Plus, it is portable, so my son […]

Cohousing: the modern equivalent of a “village”

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Old Berkeley pal Aditya passed along this glimpse into to cohousing — something I never knew existed. Amazing stuff, especially given how many of us struggle with the pressures of modern parenting in relative isolation, far away from extended family, or in neighborhoods that aren't […]

Talk amongst yourselves: Bugs in the sandbox

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Kirsten wonders: How do I keep the bugs out of the sandbox? I put the lid on after each use and it keeps the water and cats out, but there continue to be small bugs in there. Does everyone have this or is there something […]

Parent Hacks admin: Search our favorite parenting sites

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Have you noticed that the Parent Hacks search feature can search more than just Parent Hacks? Because Parent Hacks doesn't answer every parenting question (yet), I've put together a Rollyo "searchroll" of my favorite practical parenting sites such as Babycenter, iVillage Parenting, Berkeley Parents Network, […]

What to do when your toddler repeats your curse words

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Nathan has found a brilliant way to deal with the inevitable cursing slip-up: Our 21 month-old daughter likes to repeat the last word we say in a sentence, and sometimes the last phrase.  Because of this we try very hard not to curse around her […]