Blow dryer handles bedtime water spills

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Oh, yeah, Molly! Few things are more onerous than late-night bedding changes (especially when they involve washing and drying): After having JUST washed the sheets on my daughter’s bed, her (supposedly spill-proof) sippy cup of bedtime water leaked right where she sleeps. After considering letting […]

Ice cube alarm clock gets sleepy kids and parents out of bed

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 My husband needs to be awakened with a sledgehammer every morning. I am SO doing this. From John of Our oldest started kingergarten this Fall and I was worried about getting myself up in time rather than hitting the snooze alarm like I normally […]

Tips for avoiding catching colds

Like 0 Retweet 2 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Kristin's passed along some cold season tips I've never heard before (and wish I had years ago): These are all from our pediatrician, and have helped lower the number and severity of colds that the kids get. Immediately wipe down their faces (especially under the […]

Mini trampoline as baby bouncer

Like 0 Retweet 0 Google +1 0 Pin it 0 Dana found another bit of fitness equipment that doubles as a baby soother: I work from a home office with a small baby. I keep a mini trampoline and an exercise ball in my office on the off chance that I might actually exercise during […]