28 hacks in February 2012

09 February 2012

Printable Valentine cards for "smarties"

A cute, free, printable Valentine card + a classic (retro, even!) candy. SWEET.

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08 February 2012

Best way to heal a thumb-sucker's dry, cracked thumb? Talk amongst yourselves.

Dry winter air + constantly-damp thumbs = cracked, painful skin. Adam's wondering what other parents have done to speed healing. Got any tips?

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08 February 2012

Printable Valentine cards: Robot Hearts

Look at these adorable classroom valentines Christy made! Not only did she point to them from the Parent Hacks Facebook page, she's invited anyone to print, cut and distribute at will.

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07 February 2012

Connectivity (a thank you note)

I can't properly thank you for being/creating this remarkable community.

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07 February 2012

"Lollipop illusion" photo Valentines

Did you do a double-take at that Valentine? That's a real lollipop he's holding!

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06 February 2012

How to "semi-childproof" the toilet while potty training? Talk amongst yourselves.

Christina asks: how do you make the toilet accessible for a toddler to use while potty training but not for water play?

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06 February 2012

Turn broken crayons into artsy valentines

Christine (Boston Mamas) found this lovely idea that is a craft project, a reuse project and a Valentine all in one.

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03 February 2012

Make a heart stamp out of a toilet paper roll

That's a TOILET PAPER ROLL. With paint on it! I've seen this before but now I'm impressed all over again.

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03 February 2012

03 February 2012

A Non-Fan's Super Bowl Memories

In my latest post at Babble Voices, I talk about why I'm so glad my Dad and I watched sports together, even though I'm not a sports fan.

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02 February 2012

01 February 2012

How to childproof the dishwasher? Talk amongst yourselves.

Nicole needs our help to keep her son out of the dishwasher! Ideas?

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01 February 2012

Simple family ritual: Memory Jar

A lovely, simple way to capture and recall family memories.

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