Like 1 Retweet 17 Google +1 0 Pin it 48 Who else has a hard time hanging framed pictures on the wall so they line up nicely? No longer, thanks to Tracy's problem-solving: I was a frustrated picture-hanger! The little hanger hooks on the backs of frames are often crooked, and it's hard to position […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 via cfabbridesigns.com Can you believe this mod little bud vase is made out of a glass votive candle holder and a latex balloon? An admirable hack, which April was kind enough to share on the Parent Hacks Facebook page. Find out how to make it at […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 It was a rather quiet week around here, but it ended with a bang! Insulated alligator clips make better bib clips: Smart Radio Shack-type hack, but there were concerns about lead in the wire insulation. Radmama suggested clothespins as an alternative. Other suggestions via Twitter: […]
Tips for enjoying an amusement park visit with your family.
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 The Trunki appeared here as an airport entertainment hack a couple years ago (see: Trunki suitcase keeps toddlers entertained during flight delays). Adorable hard-sided suitcase designed to be ridden around, which kids do with regular wheeled luggage anyway. Amazon has put a selection of Trunkis […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Paula's ingenious travel money hack works for any vacation, not just a visit to the amusement park! A few years ago, we decided to designate a certain amount of money for special purchases whenever our family went to an amusement park. We figured out what […]
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 via flexibledreams.blogspot.com Ever seen the poster-sized Post-it easel pads used in office and school settings? Perfect for turning large-format doodle art into a makeshift, moveable wall gallery. Pictured here: Amy's artistic daughter with a pad of Post-its rescued from the recycling bin. Thanks for sharing, […]
ACM’s hackerish Radio Shack solution to the problem of expensive, low-quality bib clips.
Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 It has been a remarkable week. I'm still processing the amazing response to my interview at The Pioneer Woman: Homeschooling about why I homeschool my son. This is the first time I've written in detail about homeschooling, our school experience, and my son's Asperger's, so […]
This one looks like a nice way to keep the children entertained at a wedding reception.