Parent Hacks admin: Holiday peace

We’ve come to the end of another year together, and, as usual, I’m feeling rather reflective. 2007 has been a butt-kicker for my family in many ways, so to give a cheerful holiday letter-style wrapup just won’t cut it. What I will say is that I’ve learned more about parenting, acceptance, and strength this year […]

links for 2007-12-25

The Twelve Principles for finding a lost object If at first you don’t succeed… DeliciousBaby Journal | Step By Step: Babyproofing a Hotel Room MyThings – Product Recall Interesting way to streamline tracking product recalls. bubbalulu.com: make things and have fun! Turn your kid’s art into custom shirts and bags!

Shred wrapping paper to use as gift bag filler

From the Hengsts: We shred our used wrapping paper to use as filler in gift bags.   Our kids love to help us get the paper ready to put into the shredder.  If the pieces are too big, they get to rip them into smaller ones, without getting scolded    It’s fun for all !

links for 2007-12-24

Apartment Therapy ohdeedoh | Free Printable Gift Tags In case you’ve got a few gifts left to wrap… TED | Talks | Gever Tulley: 5 dangerous things you should let your kids do (video) A reminder to dismantle some of the childproofing, philosophically speaking. Via flagrantdisregard.

Holiday craft: Bread dough ornaments

There’s still a bit of time for holiday crafts now that vacation is underway! Margaret shared her recipe for homemade dough ornaments: The holidays bring out the crafty in me! Here’s a recipe for bread dough ornaments.  I still have some from when I was a kid, and they go up on the tree every […]

links for 2007-12-22

Catalog Choice – Eliminate unwanted catalogs you receive in the mail Thanks for the link, Betsy!