Thursday, July 3rd, 2008
Baby Link Roundup #5,841
- MakeBabyStuff.com – Tutorials for making a range of baby items.
- How to build a simple sandbox – Bob Vila shows you. The key is knowing that most lumberyards will cut the boards for you.
- Hair clip tutorial – For making your own, but lacks instruction to apply Velcro for a no-slip grip.
- Lookybook – Preview entire picture books online page-by-page.
- 50 things to do with kids in Chicago before they grow up - Here’s a thought… make a list for your own hometown.
- America may over-vaccinate, according to new research – so says Oregon Health & Science University in a journal article.
- Overview of exemptions for child vaccinations in US states
- Shoes transmit disease, leave them by the door – A surprising percentage of shoes carry E. Coli (contact with fecal matter).
- Fathering in America: What’Â€Â™s a dad supposed to do? Yep, the US is screwed up. I like to think it started with the Berenstain Bears’ war on dads. Read one of the books to see what I mean.
- Let’s Be Friends blog – Photos of unlikely animal pairings, for toddlers who love looking at pictures.
- Control-a-Kid Remote Control – Complete waste of resources, but cute idea.
- Songs for autistic children – It’s good to be cake.
- 100 Thing Challenge – To reduce one’s personal possessions down to 100 items within one year. [via Neatorama]
- A day at the San Diego Fair – Photos.
- Life in Upstate New York blog – I was sucked in by the snazzy three-seat stroller for expected triplets. Then there’s the 8-month belly photo. As of right now, Mom is home from the hospital, but the babies are not, (yet).
- Iraq, 5 years later: ‘Ryan missed out on something spectacular’ – It’s our duty to not look away or grow numb to the reality.
- The tragic story of 1st Sgt. Jeff McKinney - The harsh reality.
And to avoid concluding on a depressing note…
- How I did it (retro blog) – "It" is having five kids in six years from 1966 to 1972, as documented in a collection of old diary entries.
Spock attacked by a giant cornflake. Paul informing a crowded waiting
room that he won’t sit down because he still has poop in his bottom. Ned wearing his Superman
outfit night and day, even under his school clothes. Good times.