No-chemical head lice treatment

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 We’ve talked before about using Cetaphil as a non-toxic lice treatment, but Suzanne takes it a step further: she uses a nit comb and plain water. The details are on her blog. Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0

Use extreme caution when giving cough- or cold medicine to children under 2

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 My father in-law, a well-respected family doctor and extremely conscientious grandparent, passed along this article based on a Medwatch alert from the FDA. According to the alert, the risk of overdosing infants and toddlers with over-the-counter cold and/or cough medicine is real and dangerous. Tragically, […]

Curly no-tie shoelaces for toddlers’ sneakers

Like 1 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Here’s how Kittenpie dealt with the toddler shoe-tying problem: Recently I had to buy my daughter new shoes and it was right between seasons. There was so little available, I grabbed a pair of sneakers, only to realize when I got home that they had […]

Turn a laundry basket into a sled

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 1 Michelle at Scribbit ("Motherhood in Alaska") knows her snow and transformed a laundry basket into a cozy pull sled for her two year old. Look at that happy baby! [Thanks for the pointer, Brian.] Other things laundry baskets are good for: Packing for a trip […]

How to make crayon scratch art

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Crayon scratch art! I used to love doing this myself as a kid — scratching through the black layer of wax to reveal neon-like colors. Mehhhhhh-mreeeeees…. Skip To My Lou’s scratch art how-to suggests using tempera paint as the top layer (although black crayon will […]

Free printable folded paper toys

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Print, fold and play! That’s the idea behind the beautifully designed paper figures at Readymech. [Via Babygadget] Tags: Parenting, Printables, Readymech, Toys Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0