Archive for July 2007

Free K’NEX Bricks

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Want some free building blocks? Then hop on over to the K’Nex website and sign up to receive a free sample of K’NEX bricks. From the signup page: CALLING ALL KIDS AGES 5 – 12! Receive a FREE Sample with Genuine K’NEX Bricks. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Limited to one per household while supplies last. Send […]

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Published on July 30th, 2007 - One Comment
Filed under: Fun
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The Best of June 2007

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We’re a bit behind here, but June was another great month at Raising4Boys, thanks in large part to contributions from readers such as yourself as well as those of the guest bloggers that wrote articles in our stead. We just wanted to take a moment to thank those of you who stop by and comment. […]

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Published on July 29th, 2007 - One Comment
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From the Archives (July 22nd – July 28th)

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Here are some of our favorite Raising4Boys (subscribe) post from a year ago this week: » Cool Summer Activities » Fun With Dry Ice » Dinnertime Conversation And here are some of my favorite FiveCentNickel (subscribe) posts from a year ago: » Earn Interest on Your PayPal Balance » Reducing Our Electrical Usage, Update #2 […]

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Published on July 28th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Kids and Braces: The World’s Luckiest Retainer

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I’ve written in the past about how Son #1, currently nine years old, had “early orthodontic intervention” back when he was eight. While he was supposedly going to need his braces for up to a year and a half, he ended up getting them off after just six months, and has been in a retainer […]

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Published on July 27th, 2007 - 5 Comments
Filed under: Daily Life,Health
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Amazon Harry Potter Promo Code Arrived

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Just a quick note to let you know that we received our $5 promo code for pre-ordering Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Here’s the message: Dear Amazon.com Customer Because you pre-ordered an eligible edition of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows,” here is your $5 promotional certificate from Amazon.com. The certificate is good during […]

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Published on July 27th, 2007 - One Comment
Filed under: Miscellany
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101 Child Safety Tips

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The good folks over at ParentWonder just dropped us a line about a list of 101 child-proofing tips that they’ve put together. I just skimmed through the list, and there are a lot of good suggestions, especially for new(er) parents. Check it out if you have young’uns of your own and want to keep them […]

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Published on July 25th, 2007 - One Comment
Filed under: Child Safety
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Parenting Quote – Sam Levenson

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“The reason grandparents and grandchildren get along so well is that they have a common enemy.” -Sam Levenson

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Published on July 24th, 2007 - One Comment
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From the Archives (July 15th – July 21st)

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Here are some of our favorite Raising4Boys (subscribe) post from a year ago this week: » Remember the 80s? » Pregnancy, Sex and Labor And here are some of my favorite FiveCentNickel (subscribe) posts from a year ago: » Dish Network Customer Service SUCKS » Home Depot Coupons on eBay (Followup) » (In)Convenience Fees And […]

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Published on July 22nd, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Harry Potter: The Wait is Over

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows just arrived. The boys are very excited. (And so are we…) ‘Nuff said. 🙂

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Published on July 21st, 2007 - 3 Comments
Filed under: Fun
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Stranger Danger Meets the Amish

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We stopped at Cracker Barrel for lunch on our way home from vacation a few weeks ago, and something interesting happened. Those of you familiar with “The Barrel” (as we refer to it) know that it has a wonderful assortment of candy. We usually let the boys pick out something for the road — Swedish […]

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Published on July 20th, 2007 - 2 Comments
Filed under: Child Safety,Daily Life
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