Print your own photo calendar

Amy, author of the wonderful babies-and-digital-photography blog Shooting the Kids, wrote up her experience creating a free photo calendar with the help of FD's Flickr Toys. (Blogger trivia: "FD" is none other than John Watson, the blogger behind Flagrant Disregard.) Tags: Parenting, Photography

GoGo Kidz Travelmate on sale today only at

New woot!-like site for parents,, is offering the GoGo Kidz Travelmate on sale, today only. I saw this car seat cart in use in an airport once, and was fascinated (here's my review). A great time- and back-saver, and it works with a bunch of different car seat makes — not just Britax. Tags: […]

Amazon diaper deal on now

Stock up on $99-worth of Pampers or Luvs at Amazon by 9/30 and get a $30 Amazon gift certificate good for holiday shopping. Details at Amazon. [Via Want Not] Tags: Diapers, Parenting

Digital cameras for kids


My kids are always begging to use our digital camera, and, for the most part, we let them. We recently replaced our camera for something smaller and faster, so the first, rather beat-up model has been designated the kid camera. The beauty of not having to wait for (or pay for) film developing…the instant gratification […]

Closed captioning helps TV-watchers learn to read

From Bret: My wife got an unsolicited tip from a random grandma in a store: When your kid is watching TV (no comment on that), you should turn on closed captioning.  Random Grandma said her grandchild showed up for kindergarten reading at a third grade level. Haven't tried it ourselves since our kid's just hit […]