Revive dry peanut butter with a drop of peanut oil

Anna shares the dead-simple peanut butter hack we all should have figured out years ago: I like being able to revive a super dry end-of-the-jar container of natural (separated) peanut butter but pouring in a dash of peanut oil and stirring it up. Then it won't tear apart those PBJs when you're trying to make […]

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Things You Really Need to Learn ~ by Stephen Downes The depth and forthrightness of this essay blows me away. Incredible food for thought, especially if you've got older kids.

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What Does Your Marriage Teach Your Children? (Time to get honest.) Brightest Bulb in the Book: Simplify Auto Light Replacement I've got two blown bulbs in my car, and, not surprisingly, Adrienne has a smart hack for it at Baby Toolkit.

Amazon Lightning Deal next four hours only: Logitech Harmony Remote 57% off


If you’ve sworn off universal remotes because they never seem to work as advertised, think again. We have a Harmony remote, and finally, regular humans can operate our TV/DVR/DVD/Netflix setup. The remote is programmable, but what I love best is its Help feature: if you push buttons and the wrong things happen, the remote will […]

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Savvy Parenting : Happier Mornings Simple good ideas here. All we know (if we rush, they slow down), but we (OK, I) need reminding. Love for Haiti « Skip To My Lou As a thank you for any size donation to Haiti relief efforts, Cindy is giving away a download for Valentine cupcake toppers and […]

Amazon Gold Box: Clever In-car DVD Player case 63% off


This clever case for a portable DVD player attaches to the front seat of the car so folks in the back seat can watch at a decent viewing height. Get a headphone splitter so everyone can watch at once! It’s in the Amazon Gold Box today for $25.99 (63% off the regular price of $69.99). […]

Parent Hacks community: Let’s talk (more!) about how to talk more

If you've been hanging around here a while, you probably know that I've been making noises for years about adding community features to Parent Hacks. The goal: to open things up so YOU can ask questions and start conversations. Parent Hacks is, in essence, a community blog in that most of the content and value […]