Baby Equipment

When my kids were smaller and we traveled, I schlepped them through airports with a massive backpack and car seats in tow. And, the car seats? They were the worst. Even more difficult to maneuver, it turned out, than two toddlers with full diapers and fingers up their noses. At first, I used a bag purchased especially for the awkward job of moving monstrous seats from point A to point B. It had wheels and worked pretty well. But was still cumbersome.

After we inadvertently left it in the Honolulu airport, my husband built a small wooden dolly on which we bungeed the seats. His dolly was great, and I’m still convinced that if he’d worked hard on a prototype, he could’ve sold the idea for big bucks.

But, in the form that it existed, I couldn’t get it over large bumps throughout the airport without the seats falling off and a long string of expletives spewing out my mouth. (Read more…)

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This Weeks Tip

Ever been afraid to look inside your microwave for fear that they layers of caked-on mess might just jump out and grab you? Try this: Mix 2 Tablespoons of Baking Soda with one cup of water in a microwave-safe cup or bowl. Cook on high for 2-3 minutes. Then wipe down with a paper towel. Now you can make your popcorn in peace.