23 hacks in January 2013

30 January 2013

Matchbox-sized toy airplane entertains toddlers during flights

This simple hack might make all the difference the next time you're flying with toddlers.

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29 January 2013

For your Valentine's lunchbox: a heart-shaped egg

Think: Valentine's Day breakfast or lunchbox surprise. With thanks to Anna the Red's Bento & Plush Factory for the inspiring tutorial.

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28 January 2013

27 January 2013

Amazon deal TODAY ONLY: Kidco Freeze 'N Serve reusable baby food containers (16-pack) $13.95

Today only, Amazon has put this 16-cup set of BPA-free containers on sale for $13.95 (22% off the usual price).

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25 January 2013

24 January 2013

Amazon Gold Box deal: Brother Personal Label Maker 52% off

Discount good until January 26, 2013, unless they run out sooner.

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23 January 2013

Valentine treat: Lifesaver Flower Pops

Another fun candy treat kids can make with very little grownup fussing.

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21 January 2013

A Valentine treat kids can make themselves: Sugared Marshmallow Pops

Jill sent in this easy, adorable Valentine hack that's part treat and part activity.

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18 January 2013

Will parenting ever be truly gender-neutral?

Over at Babble today, I'm giving a little preview of the panel I'll be moderating at the Dad 2.0 Summit later this month.

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16 January 2013

OtterBox case renders my son's iPod backpack-proof (sponsored)

My review of the OtterBox Defender series cases for the iPod Touch 5 and Nexus 7 tablet.

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15 January 2013

Optical Illusion Lollipop Valentine! Easy!

LOOK, MOM! HE'S HOLDING A LOLLIPOP! That was my kids' response to Betsy's clever photo Valentine.

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14 January 2013

HACK REQUEST: Share your Valentine's Day hacks!

Email your Valentine's Day ideas to hacks{at}parenthacks.com with the subject line VALENTINE HACK.

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14 January 2013

"Organize" school flyers by storing them as pictures on your phone

Katie's smart strategy for handling the influx of school notices, permission slips, and flyers

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11 January 2013

8 easy rituals to add meaning to every day

My new post at The Accidental Expert shares ideas for simple things you can do to insert a pause for reflection and appreciation in your family's busy days.

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10 January 2013

Add a mostly-spillproof lid to any cup with Glad Press'n Seal wrap

When Donna saw the Press'n Seal Art Bib, she sent a great hack for making quick, temporary cup lids.

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