Freeze old teethers for cool boo boo relief

Good thing Sara didn't throw out all those old teethers: Remember those water filled plastic teething toys?  My daughter is well passed teething, but I popped them into the freezer and now when she has a "hurt" I offer her a frozen frog or fish to put on it.  Cold compresses are good for a […]

links for 2007-07-22

How to Photograph a Child’s Birthday Party Darren Rowse of ProBlogger passed this along — he's also a digital photgraphy maven, you know. (tags: parenthacks kids birthdays photography) 10 Tips for Photographing Babies

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Nested: Something to Make: Fold-up Crayon Pouch Lovely little sewing project from the new blog Nested: "good stuff for you and your little one." (tags: parenthacks crafts kids sewing) Autism Plays » Display Models as Toys Score! Carl got Best Buy to give his son a display model cell phone to use as a toy. […]

links for 2007-07-20

Nested: Something to Make: Fold-up Crayon Pouch Lovely little sewing project from the new blog Nested: “good stuff for you and your little one.” (tags: parenthacks crafts kids sewing) Autism Plays » Display Models as Toys Score! Carl got Best Buy to give his son a display model cell phone to use as a toy. […]

Geography lessons no one can resist

Michelle (author of the wonderful blog Scribbit) came up with a brilliant way to teach her kids about geography. This would be a wonderful way to build excitement for summer travel. To help teach my kids about the world around them I implemented a trick for teaching basic geography. I scrounged around for the maps […]

Warm bath lotion in the bathwater

Marykz’s daughter’s getting the luxury treatment! My daughter doesn’t like to get out of the warm bath and have to have cold lotion spread on her dry skin.  So, I put the (closed) bottle of lotion in the warm bath water for the last few minutes of bathtime to warm up the lotion.  We have […]