Save newborn outfits for future baby doll clothes


Michael’s found a good way to reuse those newborn outfits that are too special to give away: When my daughter was born, my family and friends bought her dozens of beautiful outfits. I didn’t want to get rid of them, but could think of no good reason to keep them either. It finally dawned on […]

Craft supplies: the gift that lasts all year


Sarah’s gift idea would keep kids of all ages entertained all year: With the holidays around the corner I was on the lookout for long-lasting gifts for my two and a half year old son. He loves crafts, so I came up with the idea of ordering a bunch of inexpensive, creative craft supplies (They’re […]

Have a fantastic Thanksgiving, Parenthackers

Well folks, between my son’s exciting ER adventure, my 40th birthday (!) and a technical glitch, posting has slowed to a trickle around here. Now that the keel is even (well, as even as it’s gonna get), many of us are heading out of town for Thanksgiving. So rather than rush to make up for […]

Amazon Friday sale: Huggies diapers and wipes (that’s it?!)

So here I was hoping the Amazon Friday sale would be packed with Parenthacker-ish goodies for your holiday gift-giving delight, but I’m not seeing it. Just some measley Huggies diapers and wipes on sale (useful, but still, where’s the fun?). Well, there’s always next week (or the week after — it’s Thanksgiving after all!).