links for 2008-03-31

How to Make a “Unique” Diaper Cake. Ha! : Hotspots : Alpha Mom™ A little twist on the classic baby shower centerpiece. Thanks, Isabel! What Not to Say to the Pediatrician – Well – New York Times Blog Some great tips here. Thanks for the pointer, Susanne!

Parent Hacks admin: Spring Break, ahhh

As you may have noticed, my updates have been a bit…delayed the last few days. Just enjoying a bit of Spring Break laziness with the kids. It feels so good to unplug and revel in the freedom of "what shall we do today?" I hope you’re all having/had/about to have wonderful breaks. Hopefully you won’t […]

Nonslip shelf liner keeps the potty chair from sliding

So smart. From Marta: I keep the potty chair from skidding around by cutting a little mat out of nonskid shelf liner! The mat goes under the potty and the kid stays upright. Related: Nonslip shelf liner keeps tablecloth from slipping Non-slip shelf liner helps keep toddlers in their chairs

Reusing medicine dosing syringes from Target prescription bottles

Parenthackers have sung the praises of the Target’s prescription medicine bottles before — and Kim takes it a step further: Liquid medicines from the Target pharmacy come with a dosing syringe and have a neat little stopper in the bottle. You insert the syringe, draw out the medicine and put the cap back on – […]

Use a funnel to fill baby bottles (duh)

Zulima’s hack made me laugh – I don’t know if this has been mentioned before, but I use a funnel to fill up my baby’s bottle. "What," you say! Yes, I am a butterfingers and when the milk gallon is new and quite full, I will end up spilling some of it when I pour […]