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Get on the ground and play at your baby’s level… or perform something so silly you hope nobody will see you!

Makin’ it: Newborn photo opp


I saw this picture on Pinterest and wished I thought of it myself when Julian was an infant. I also wanted to Photoshop the words “Takin’ care of business” across the top of the photo, but it’s not my photo, so you’ll just have to imagine the cleverness. Have you done any funny photo shoots […]

Make this toy: wheelie dog


If you’re up for making a quickie toy for your toddler to push around, read on to find out how to make a doggie rolling toy from a simple paper plate. Materials: flimsy paper plate markers or crayons scissors hole punch drinking straw two small empty spools Instructions:

Kids wearing kids


I’m on vacation in Peru! With my husband! Without my kids! When I was looking at pictures of our destinations in advance of my trip, I thought it would be appropriate to post these while I was gone. Babywearing is obviously common place in Peru, and older siblings wear their younger sibs, but most different […]

Formula, you have met your maker, and it’s electronic.


Surely you’ve seen those coffee makers that use little pods for individual servings of coffee. Now, there’s a drink machine just for your baby. From the website Swiss mums have a new labour-saving device to add to their armoury with the advent of Baby Nes — the equivalent of the cult Nespresso coffee machine, […]