Just a reminder that Amazon’s deal on Similac, Isomil and PediaSure products ends Friday, 11/30. The deal: spend $119 on selected products, enter the code SIMNOV07 at checkout, and get an instant $20 rebate (and free shipping).
In case you’re still trying to clear out the odd Almond Joy leftover from Halloween, Judi’s tip may help.
At Amazon: Band-Aid Brand Adhesive Bandages, Variety Pack, 280 Count Rachael shares her solution to an age-old problem: Here’s my hack for removing those pesky band-aids that kids love to put on and HATE to have taken off: If you dip a cotton ball or q-tip in oil (olive or baby) and rub it against […]
Ginger reminds us: If you’re traveling with a toddler and a portable DVD player, remember to clean the DVD’s before you get on the plane! Believe me, that will be 2 minutes well spent. Didn’t I hear somewhere (here?) that you can clean DVDs with baby wipes? Can someone confirm that? Related: Bungee cord a […]
Tessy & Tab Reading Club: Gifts and starter kits My daughter LOVES these sturdy little “magazines” that come in the mail. For ages 2-5, easy for little hands to handle, bright graphics and fun pre-reading practice. Highly recommended as a low-clutter (no lead!) gift.
Update: Sadly, Sandy is no more. While she was one heck of an assistant, she decided to change careers and move on to new things.
Jill from Atlanta shares the practical realities of baking cookies with little kids in the house.
I’m happy to report that Parent Hacks site traffic over the weekend was abysmal. Exactly as it should be! More family, less computer! I hope those of you who celebrated Thanksgiving had a wonderful time. We spent Thanksgiving in the Bay Area visiting my family, basking in the California sun (my dad cooked the turkey […]
From Rachel: My daughter hated, HATED to have her hair washed. For about two years washing her hair was one of my least favorite chores. She’d kick and scream so loudly that I would honestly worry the neighbors would call the police. [Haven’t we all wondered about that at one time or another? – Ed.] […]
Ashley rescued the mustard and ketchup bottles from the recycling bin: If you wash them really well, empty mustard and ketchup bottles make great bathtub squirt toys. If you use powdered tempera paint, they also make great dispensers! Related: Don't throw away that perineum bottle!