Rampant Consumerism

This snot sucker changed my life

January 10, 2011

Like most new parents, we have had in our arsenal the standard bulb sucker. Which, you know, fine whatever. It’s a tool designed to suck snot from a little person’s nose, it’s not supposed to be glamorous or anything. But I think I was bulb sucker-impaired. Because it just..well, it just never sucked enough. Which […]

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A financial conundrum

December 3, 2010

So you remember last week, I asked you all in my Ask the Internet: Dental Edition about whether I should take my dentist up on super cheap veneers or crowns? And you all gave me lots to think about and ultimately voiced all the concerns that were nagging at me? Well, THEN, I found out […]

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Finger pinch prevention

November 30, 2010

My kid loves to open and close doors. He can entertain himself with a door for like 30 minutes straight if we let him. Open, close, open, close. But, like most toddlers, he has no sense of danger or self preservation. NONE. So, of course, his door habit has its dangers–closing the door on his […]

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Tiny Diner Portable Placemat

September 17, 2010

At least for the moment, Jackson is pretty good at restaurants and we actually take him out a fair amount (of course, by restaurants 90% of the time I mean Chick Fil A and Rubios). But he is a bit messy, as babies his age tend to be–food drops all over his lap, he likes […]

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OxiClean Laundry Stain Remover Spray

August 31, 2010

So, did you know that having a kid can result in lots of laundry? And worse, did you realize that almost all of that laundry will have stains? And the worst news yet, did you realize I’m not talking about the kid’s clothes, but instead, I’m talking about yours? Yeah, between spit up, breastmilk, and […]

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