8 hacks in September 2013

24 September 2013

Trusting change will happen

If you're navigating your own dark tunnel right now, I hope this post will remind you that there is something different up ahead.

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18 September 2013

Opening birthday presents after the party? Capture the moment for the thank you note.

Best of both worlds: kid opens present after the party, and giver gets the pleasure of seeing the response.

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17 September 2013

Hack broken restaurant high chairs by carrying your own quick release buckle

Kerry's got a great tip for those of you who bring your older babies and toddlers to restaurants.

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16 September 2013

How to open gifts at a birthday party without making guests feel awkward

Ellen's simple, thoughtful solution for opening birthday gifts at a party is mindful of everyone involved: the honoree, the guests, and their parents.

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13 September 2013

Free email workshop "Beyond Baby" launches this weekend

Meagan Francis, creator of one of my favorite sites, The Happiest Home, is launching a free 20-week email workshop this weekend, and now's your chance to be a part of the inaugural group. Beyond Baby is for moms who are moving out of the baby phase and are looking for...

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13 September 2013

12 September 2013

Mixing breast milk with baby food? Store individual portions in baby food jars.

Sarah has a fantastic hack for parents who are transitioning from nursing to solid foods. As she said, "I figured since it took me three kids to figure this out, maybe it would help others."

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02 September 2013

The perfect omen for a new school year

I am transfixed by Diana Nyad's massive accomplishment: swimming from Cuba to Florida. In her 60s. After four other attempts, all of which were unsuccessful (by some measure; to me even ATTEMPTING such a feat is a success). There will be a documentary about her journey (The Other Shore, available...

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