Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 5/9/11

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: […]

Amazon deal: 40% off Trunki ride-on kids’ suitcases

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 […]

Post-it Easel Pads turn into an instant doodle art gallery

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, […]

Weekend Catchup: highlights from the week of 5/2/11

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 […]