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How to Dry Gloves or Mittens in the Winter

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Here’s a quick tip for drying out mittens (assuming that your house has ceiling vents)… Simply grab a magnetic clip from your refrigerator, clip is to the glove/mitten, and then hang it beneath your air vent such that the cuff is in the midst of the air stream. No fuss, no muss, and no extra […]

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Published on January 25th, 2008 - 2 Comments
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Kid Hack: How to Get a Kid to Swallow a Large Pill

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For those of you that haven’t been following along, we just got over a nasty bout of Helicobacter pylori. The treatment for H. pylori is the so-called “triple therapy” of 30 mg Lansoprazole (Prevacid), 500 mg Clarithromycin (Biaxin Filmtab), and 2 x 500 mg Amoxicillin. This regimen is taken twice a daily for a total […]

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Published on December 6th, 2007 - 3 Comments
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Soccer Gameday Tips for Parents

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Soccer season is just around the corner, so this is for all you soccer moms (and dads) out there. You know as well as I do that soccer game days can be very hectic. Wouldn’t you like to lose a bit of the chaos? Here’s how… 1. At the beginning of the season, tape each […]

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Published on August 2nd, 2007 - One Comment
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Sick Kids and Creative Clothes

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Son #4 had some “intestinal distress” on the drive back home from Disney World. Since we had been visiting Florida, I hadn’t packed very many pairs of long pants. As we drove further north the weather became very chilly. Unfortunately for him, he had exhausted his supply of long pants because of the illness. What […]

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Published on January 25th, 2007 - Leave a Comment
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Kid Hack: Birthday Party Cupcakes and Ice Cream

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One of the most hectic times during a birthday party is when it’s time to serve the cake and ice cream. Someone needs to cut the cake, someone needs to scoop the ice cream, and someone needs to serve everything. If you don’t have your heart set on a particular decorated cake, then I highly […]

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Published on October 5th, 2006 - One Comment
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Kid Hack: Diet Sprite – It’s Colorless and Completely Non-Sticky!

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While we tend to drink a lot of water and milk in our household, we’re also not averse to the occasional soft drink. For the kids, this is a huge deal… They don’t get soft drinks very often, so it’s quite the treat when Mom and Dad relent. While we’re not crazy about letting them […]

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Published on October 2nd, 2006 - Leave a Comment
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Travel Tip: Book a ‘Nap’ Flight

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If you’ve ever flown with kids, you know how nice it is when they conk out and take a nap for most the your time in the air. Well, I’m here to tell you that you don’t necessarily have to resort to sedating your kids to get them to sleep when you’re travelling. Rather, whenever […]

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Published on September 1st, 2006 - 3 Comments
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Kid Hack: Popsicles in the Tub

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A popsicle is one of the messiest things for a kid to eat. To avoid an arduous clean up, I highly recommend serving popsicles during bath time. Drips fall right in the tub and sticky faces and hands are easily cleaned with the bath water.

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Published on July 10th, 2006 - One Comment
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Kid Hack: Sandwiches by the Loaf

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Given the number of kids that we have running around the house, mornings can get pretty crazy around here. And lunch-packing before the schoolbus arrives just adds to the craziness. In order to keep things running as smoothly as possible, we’ve had to come up with creative ways of streamlining our morning routine. Probably the […]

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Published on March 29th, 2006 - 3 Comments
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New Category: Kid Hacks

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What’s a kid hack, you ask? Simple. It’s a clever (or at least we think it’s clever) parenting shortcut that’s designed to make your life easier. We’ve run across a few of these in our time as parents, and we’re continually discovering more. Thus, we thought that it might be worth creating a dedicated category […]

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Published on March 28th, 2006 - Leave a Comment
Filed under: About/Admin,Kid Hacks
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