Crafty coverall bib catches drips all the way down

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 I spent much of my son's baby- and toddlerhood looking for a bib that would actually keep him marginally splatter-free. I finally settled on the armor-like Baby Bjorn molded bib, which did a great job most of the time, but on a hot day, I […]

Writer seeks your “outings with kids” tips

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 I'm not the only person who thinks you're smart. Barbara Aria, a writer for a national women's monthly, would love to hear your tips. Here's what she's looking for: I'm writing an article for a women's magazine about how to take young children and toddlers […]

Homemade, natural insect repellent

Like 12 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 From Heather, just in time for summer camp-outs: I have a pseudo-hack. It’s a recipe for all-natural bug repellent and it works as well as “Deep-Woods Off." I found this recipe many years ago in a local newspaper. The article, which I still have, credits […]

Amazon kid’s DVD sale

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 If your kids are anything like mine, despite firm encouragement to the contrary, they are mesmerized into a stupor by Barney, The Wiggles, Bob the Builder, and/or Thomas the Tank Engine. Yes? Yes. Well. Amazon's having an up-to-50%-off kid's DVD sale in which these characters […]

The Zero Boss is back

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Jay Allen, daddy blogger extraordinaire, has relaunched his blog, The Zero Boss, and is posting an online version of his unpublished book on fatherhood. Many wonderful parenting bloggers credit Jay's original posts as the inspiration behind their own blogs, and I can see why. His […]