Book giveaway: Rabbit’s Year

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 via Wise and wonderful Parenthacker Marita is giving away a copy of the picture book Rabbit's Year…a sweet story that teaches kids about Chinese New Year and about how to make friends. Click over to Stuff With Thing enter. (Thanks for the heads up […]

Vomit hack: Keep the training potty nearby

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 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 […]

Bed bug prevention: Ziploc Big Bags or a sealed plastic storage box

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 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 […]

Avoiding bed bugs in used clothing

Like 1 Retweet 17 Google +1 0 Pin it 1 If you're a buyer of second-hand kids' clothes, a lover of the "free bin," or a garage sale or thrift store shopper, you need to be wary about bedbugs. Bedbugs are making a comeback across the United States and can stow away in furniture, mattresses, […]