Newborn baby hats make good ice pack covers

Amy's smart hack will help cool down summer scrapes: In my house, when someone needs an ice pack, we always wrap it with a towel to take the "bite" off. I recently discovered that ice packs fit perfectly into newborn hats, and it stays in there much better than using only a towel! What a […]

Happy Father’s Day!

I just want to thank all the dads who participate in the conversation here at Parent Hacks. I've always appreciated the balanced vibe here, and I'm glad this is a place where both moms and dads like to hang out. Hopefully today will be whatever you want it to be — active, slothful, simple, elaborate, […]

High protein treat: Cocoa fruit dip


My foodie energy has waned for so long that I rarely “whip something up.” But I was inspired by a fascinating class given by a nutritionist friend of mine, and this delicious, filling snack as the result: COCOA FRUIT DIP I didn’t measure, so everything here is to taste. Smooth nut butter (liquidy is good; […]