Cordies Cable Organizer by Quirky


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My husband and I share a home office, we both work mainly from home (except when he's on the road) and he's our daughter's primary caretaker during the day. We are both online a lot and there are devices, USB cables and chargers everywhere! Quirky makes some great-looking surge protectors, but … [Read more...]

Quick Tips: The Pizza Wheel – Not Just for Pizza

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In my 20s I was on a path to a degree in hotel/restaurant management. I never quite made it through a four-year program for that, but I did get to take some very useful cooking classes where I picked up basic cooking techniques and pretty decent knife skills. But, I owe this tip to my husband's … [Read more...]

Our Favorite Things at 9-10 Months

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It's always a challenge for me to shop for my baby. I research and stress for hours trying to choose the right toy-food-equipment that has the perfect combination of good reviews, the right price and being age appropriate. I ask for advice and pour over amazon.com ratings - still, I never know if … [Read more...]

Barnes & Noble Online Storytime

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In addition to your local library, Barnes & Noble stores can be a great place to catch a free storytime or get some playtime on a cool train table. But if you’re homebound for the day or not close to a store, their website has a nice section called Online Storytime which currently features 16 … [Read more...]

Why Should You Read Yet Another Mommy-blog?

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When I was pregnant and then had my daughter in March 2012, I found a lot of great books as well as online resources and voices to learn from. It’s intimidating to start a blog in this seemingly saturated “mommy market,” but I think my perspective will resonate with many parents and I truly … [Read more...]

Music by Vered – Kids Music You’ll Love

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Good Morning My Love by Vered Benhorin is an award-winning CD for kids that you won't mind hearing (over and over and over again). The downloadable CD has 17 tracks which Vered says mirrors different stages of a baby's development and is meant to help parents connect with their baby. Vered is a … [Read more...]

Huggies Rewards and Pampers Gifts to Grow Rewards Program

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Somehow I made it through my entire pregnancy without learning about the rewards programs offered by some diaper manufacturers. I know of two that I’ll discuss here: the Huggies Rewards and Pampers Gifts to Grow Rewards Program, but there may be others, too. These programs are like loyalty … [Read more...]

A Nerdy Kind of Mom

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This is an introduction to me and my point of view. My mission is to bring knowledge and technology to parenting and life. "I am nerdy because I RTFM (read the *fabulous* manual). But then I still do it the way I want to!" I’m Michelle Dollinger, aka MommyNerd, I'm a full-time working-from-home … [Read more...]

Free (and Quiet) iPhone Games for Babies

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There are a few apps I like for occupying my 9-month-old daughter when I need to get something done or get through a long road trip. One category of games is from Fisher-Price and they’re free (see my review of Fisher-Price apps). The other discovery I made are iPad and iPhone apps for cats from … [Read more...]