In support of teenage trick-or-treaters

My son, aka Unicorn Man I'm the mother of a 5-foot-10 high school freshman. He looks like a man, sounds like a man, and (at times) acts like a man, but he's still trick-or-treating this Halloween. You know why this makes me happy? Not … [Read more]

Glow in the dark no-carve Jack-o-lanterns

Create a glow in the dark pumpkin by coating it with non-toxic zinc sulfide powder. Part Halloween decoration, part science project. This looks like such fun, especially for the chemists in your family. The supplies aren't cheap. That … [Read more]

8 tips for your child’s first Halloween

You know Halloween is a blast, but it can be scary and exhausting for a first-timer. Spooky costumes, strangers, creepy house decorations and sound effects mixed with a big dose of anticipation and sugar and you've got the makings of a toddler … [Read more]

DIY bottle holder lets babies feed themselves

I already love the Oball by Rhino Toys -- it's my #1 gift for new babies. But THIS hack? Damn smart. From sueb262: From the very first, my granddaughter has been independent. When she was about 2 months old, she started trying to hold her bottle … [Read more]