Did your childproofing standards change when you had more than one child?
When sharing the link for the baking soda shampoo hack on Twitter and Facebook, I joked about how baking soda should be part of a collection of must-have multitaskers for busy parents: the Parenthacker's Toolkit. A flood of responses came back suggesting what else should be on the list. Here's what we've got so far: […]
Kelly Rose's sick-baby-containment tip: My 11 month-old is battling pneumonia right now, so we've had to use a nasal aspirator and give him medicine, both of which he hates and struggles against. We have a high chair that reclines (Fisher Price Space Saver), so I put him in the high chair and recline it to […]
Vomit is an inevitable topic around here. Reading about kid puke may be gross, but it beats cleaning carpet and changing sheets in the middle of the night, right? Thank you for this, Shimona! I don’t know about anyone else’s kids, but for mine, it’s not very comfortable to lean over the toilet to throw […]
As a follow-up to our discussion about avoiding bed bugs in used clothing, one of the suggestions was to seal second-hand purchases in a Ziploc bag before putting them directly into the wash. It occured to me that keeping a stash of Ziploc Big Bags in the trunk would be a good idea. Another option, […]