April
17
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School uniform help? – Reader Q&A

My daughters attend a school that requires uniforms: Khaki pants and navy blue shirts.  They can wear any solid navy top — no logos or words, and no polos.  Any creative suggestions for some cute tunics, or tees, cardigans? -ShannonI admit I’m a ...
April
17
23:01

Cool adoption announcements? Reader Q&A

Do you know of a company that does awesome adoption announcements – hold the bunnies? -TanisCongrats on your adoption, Tanis! We know how hard it can be to find cool announcements, let alone ones that don’t rely on birth dates and times in the de...
April
16
23:01

Great first birthday gifts? Reader Q&A

I am trying to find a gift for my one year old niece and I can’t figure anything out. I don’t want to do clothes and plastic toys. I’d like something commemorative – but what? -GraceIf your niece’s grandparents are like my kids’ grandparents, cha...
April
16
23:01

Great adoption gift? Reader Q&A

My husband and I are pursuing domestic adoption and hope to be matched with a birth mother soon. We know that it is traditional to give the birth mother a gift after the baby is born, but we have no idea what to get for a very brave woman that we...
April
16
23:01

Small space baby gifts? Reader Q&A

My sister lives in Brooklyn and had a baby girl in June. I know that her living space is very limited and I am having trouble finding cool gifts to give to the baby. I was wondering if I could get suggestions on things that would be cool as well ...
April
16
23:01

Affordable dressy cruise wear? Reader Q&A

Q: My family is going on a cruise next month, and I am wondering if you have any suggestions for dressy clothes for the formal nights. I have three daughters, ages 10, 7, and 5, and I am looking for outfits that are classic and stylish…but won’t ...
April
15
23:01

Gift for a pregnant friend on bedrest? Reader Q&A

My friend is currently 26 weeks pregnant with her second daughter. Unfortunately, like her first pregnancy, she has been checked into the hospital for bed rest and will stay until the end of her pregnancy. Although she has books and crafts, the b...
April
15
23:01

Retirement gift for teacher? Reader Q&A

I need to find a retirement gift for my daughter’s first grade teacher. I saw your teacher gift suggestions post and thought they were great, and wondered if you had any ideas for a retirement gift.  -Amy For a retiring teacher who you love, I ...
April
15
23:01

7 lifesaving tips for flying with toddlers – Reader Q&A

I have a trip coming up in December, flying for the first time with toddlers. . . what will I need and what can I use? My kids are not the type to sit! I’m almost afraid to have them on a airplane! Any thing you can share would be great! -Amanda,...
April
14
23:03

Creative playroom design inspiration? Reader Q&A

Wondering if you could point me toward a cool, creative book about playroom design or a website/book that showcases creative kid spaces in general? Can’t find anything beyond the usual pink teddy bears… -Courtney You’re a mom after our own heart...
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