links for 2010-01-30

Media Macaroni "Media Macaroni is here to tell you about all of the best books, TV shows, video games, music and more for your kids from the crib to junior high." What a great site! Thanks, Brent, for pointing it out in the comments of yesterday's link roundup. Life360 Blog: Blogger Spotlight on Asha Dornfest […]

Crank-operated camping lantern stands in for a night light — no batteries required

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Julia's money-saving, battery-saving, fear-of-the-dark solution: Sometimes a night light just isn’t enough for our sometimes dark-shy five year old. She was begging to take battery-operated flashlights to bed with her each night but we quickly grew tired of the incessant need to replace the batteries after the flashlight was left on a night or two […]

links for 2010-01-27

Babble: Best Kids iPhone Apps I'm so glad Babble dug into this! I've been meaning to spend more time looking into iPhone apps for kids. Great stuff here. If you know of an app not listed here, let us know in the comments of this post! YouTube – Do-it-Yourself: Brine Shrimp (artemia) Hatchery My son […]

Amazon deal: Lots of cute kids’ shoes up to 65% off

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Amazon's put a cute selection of kids' shoes on sale — up to 65% off. Adorable brands including Robeez, Simple, umi and yes — crocs — in sizes for infants to big kids. I don't know about you, but I'm always caught off-guard by Spring's changeable weather, and my kids' sandals are usually way too […]

Amazon Lightning Deal (right now!): Calphalon Commercial 9-piece set 72% off

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Wow! If you're in the market for new cookware, here's a great deal: this Calphalon Commercial 9-piece set is $127.99 — 72% off the list price of $492! This is an Amazon Lightening Deal which means it expires in about three hours, but this set is selling out fast so if you're interested, hop on […]

Keeps kids’ toothbrushes and toothpaste in reach with a sponge holder

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From Nicole of Parentville: I use a flexible sponge holder for kids’ toothbrush/toothpaste, since typically kids’ brushes/paste are too little to fit in a taller toothbrush cup. Plus, the bottom of this holder has holes, so water is less likely to collect and can drain on the bottom. Nicole! You have just solved a problem […]