35 hacks in "Parent Hacks News"

19 September 2011

Parent Hacks redesign! Prettier! Easier to browse! Better search! Come see!

Parent Hacks has a new look! Given that the original design was a pre-fab TypePad template I hacked together during my kids' holiday break in 2005, it's about time, don't you think?

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02 September 2011

Parent Hacks admin: Explanations or excuses? Depends on your perspective.

It's the last week of summer vacation here in Portland...school starts the day after Labor Day. And I can't seem to spend a proper amount of time at the computer ("proper" for one who calls herself a blogger, at least). Hence the quiet emanating from Parent Hacks. Oh, I have...

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18 August 2011

Babble Voices: The Accidental Expert

From the beginning, Parent Hacks has been tangentially about me, my parenting, and my kids. My take on things sets the tone, kicks off the discussion, and sometimes hogs the spotlight, but, generally, Parent Hacks is about the hacks, the conversation and about us. Those of you who have spent...

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23 February 2011

Parent Hacks honored in the Say100

Wow. Thanks to a tweet from @chookooloonks, I discovered that Parent Hacks is one of ten parenting sites chosen as part of the Say100, a curated list of "voices that matter." Top-ten lists and "best of" contests have their limits. But, subjective as they are, they also help identify interesting...

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11 February 2011

How Facebook and Twitter are enriching the conversation at Parent Hacks

I'm not much of a personal Facebook user. But I AM digging the conversational capabilities of the Parent Hacks Facebook page, especially now that Facebook has updated its functionality. With PH, it's always been about hacks as jumping-off points for conversation. I've hemmed and hawed for years about...

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