Tricks for keeping toddlers hydrated

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Beat the heat with some kid hydration hacks, from Sara: We're traveling in the very hot and dry country of Turkey this summer with a two year old, and have found the following to be helpful in keeping her hydrated: "Juicify" your water. Miss J […]

links for 2007-07-31

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Solana Swaddle Wrap Super-thin, light cotton swaddling blankets. Look wonderful for hot summer nights… (tags: parenthacks baby) The MotherHood Wonderful new social networking space for moms. (tags: motherhood moms technology kids parenting) ParentWonder.com – Interview with Asha Dornfest of Parent Hacks I'm honored that Abel […]

Toys to Iraq: Edmay’s coming home

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 For the latest information about how to send toys to Iraq, please see the original post. Edmay — the amazing grandmother stationed in Iraq who has spearheaded collecting toys for children in Iraq — is ending her time there and coming home. From Edmay in […]

Easy cooking project: Homemade tortillas

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 My kids both have an attraction to anything squishy. They love all of those stretchy, gel-like trinkets flooding the market, and all manner of playdough. When I can muster the patience, I pull out the flour, water, salt, baking soda, vinegar, and food coloring — […]

Frozen yogurt tubes stand in for ice cream treats

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 From Sara: I wouldn't normally buy yogurt in tubes, but I picked some up the other day and noticed a suggestion to freeze them.  Sold!  I now keep "frozen yogurt" tubes in the freezer for a healthier treat than ice cream. Popping a frozen yogurt […]

Use carry-on bag as footrests for kids

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Glennia's hack should make summer flights go a little smoother: If you are traveling on a plane with a toddler or preschooler who likes to kick the seat in front of him or her, it might be because their legs go numb from dangling from […]

links for 2007-07-24

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 GoodyBlog: Postcard Scavenger Hunt Turn any travel stop into an adventure! Thanks for the pointer, Melissa! (tags: parenthacks travel kids) Recall notice: Playskool "NoSpill" Sippy Cups (tags: recalls kids) Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0