26 hacks in November 2011

08 November 2011

Keep an empty soda bottle in the car for little boy pee emergencies

The title of this hack says it all (perhaps too much for some of you?), but Kim deserves major credit for sending this in. Because, come on! This is so helpful!

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08 November 2011

Bandana as toddler fashion-accessory-slash-snot-neckerchief

This adorable child could have come straight out of a high-end kids' catalog, but, no, this is a picture of A SNOT WIPER.

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07 November 2011

Piddle Pad protects car seat from diaper blowouts

In response to a hack suggesting disposable changing pads as car seat poop-protectors, @Heatherikki pointed out a smart non-disposable solution.

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07 November 2011

04 November 2011

Thank you for helping bring clean drinking water to those who need it

Our raffle has ended. We are proud (and very grateful) -- we raised $625 for Charity Water, which is $225 OVER our goal. Heartfelt thanks to all who supported us!

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04 November 2011

Quiet musical toys with duct tape

I'm sure you LOVE listening to your kids' musical toys day in and day out. But for the teensy minority of you who don't, here's a hack.

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04 November 2011

03 November 2011

Amazon deal: 10% instant rebate on Pamela's gluten-free baking mixes

I don't usually post about items with small Amazon discounts, but given that the price-per-unit there is already good and that going gluten free can be so expensive and intimidating for newcomers, I decided this one was worth sharing. Discount ends December 31, 2011.

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03 November 2011

Stop or go? It's up to you.

Taking a fitness boot camp class taught me an important lesson about my biggest obstacle. I challenge you to face yours.

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02 November 2011

Long-term thinking about Halloween candy management

Halloween is over! Phew. Now ask yourself this question: Next Halloween, will you have to engage in the same old candy-control struggle with your kids?

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01 November 2011

Review: The Geek Dad Book for Aspiring Mad Scientists

A book full of creative projects, experiments and activities, written for grownups who are interested in science and want to share it with their kids.

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