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Plan the Perfect Playroom With These Tips

Stock your playroom with dress-up clothes. Credit: Getty Images Longing for the perfect playroom? You don't need to look much further than some creative toys and simple-but-...Donate old toys and use these ideas to make your kids the perfect playroom.

How to Store Your Child's Treasured Items

Store treasured artwork properly. Credit: Getty Images You know those adorable little pink cowboy boots your daughter outgrew, but you can't bear to get rid of? Before you stuff them back in the closet, experts say there a...Store your child's masterpieces with these expert tips.

Front Seat Storage Bag Yields Safer Car Trips

Park it up front for a safer ride. Credit: The Silly Wagon
The Wisey Car Bag helps minimize distractions while driving alone with the kids, so you can keep your eyes on the road, where they belong. Designed to hang on the front passenger sea...

Storage Cubed

Credit: Martha Stewart Living
Kids come along with a whole lotta stuff, and finding systems for storing it all is an ongoing, and potentially expensive, challenge. Happily, the maven of homekeeping, Martha Stewart, has introduced a line of ...

A Surprising Upside in a Down Economy - Family Togetherness

Most families I know have been affected by the recession. Some moms have shifted from part-time to full-time work. Others have returned to the workforce for the first time in years. Even in homes where jobs are intact, folks are cutting back on l...

Single Dads, Four-Named Babies, and Kate Hudson - Links we Love

If you're a single dad who's dating, when do you tell potential love interests about your kids? Lemondrop readers chime in, and most of them say to speak up about fatherhood sooner than later. -- Lemondrop Here's a great idea for storing all those...

Storing with style

Imagine a world where coats are hung, playthings are stored, and mittens and scarves no longer litter the floor. A place where you can walk a straight line without tripping over a toy and landing on a pile of shoes. Now, imagine yourself living in t...

Top storage solutions

After a brief hiatus, ParentPicks is back! This is where we take full advantage of your wisdom and experience and ask you to share it with other parents. Whether you have one child or six, chances are you have come across a product, an idea, or a so...

Lego organization for the serious builder

If your kids are just casual LEGO users, then you can get away with a shoe box or other basic storage container. If they're a little more serious, you may want to invest in something like the Box4Blox unit. If they're really into LEGO construction, h...

Daily Dish - Take a picture, it lasts longer

Are you raising a creative genius whose creations are taking over your home? Quick! Grab your camera....

Travel snacking for older kids

What happens when your kids get to be too old for the ubiquitous Snack Trap? What if, instead of plain old Cheerios, they demand ice-cold grapes or carrot sticks or perhaps cheese and salami? Well, it's time to move up. I spotted a nifty container th...

Moving with baby

Well, we've finally outgrown our little one bedroom here on the park and are officially looking to make a move. Our landlord, who is lovely, had no choice but to finally raise our rent, and it seems ridiculous to pay even more money for a space tha...

Box4Blox: Lego tamed

If you find yourself with Lego's everywhere because you your kids dumped them all over the floor to find that elusive yellow 1-by-3 sloped piece needed to finish your their masterpiece, then head on over to the Box4Blox website. This unit consists of...

The post Christmas disaster

I can't count how many times I've pierced my foot with a giant lego or stumbled over a random piece of plastic shrapnel. Christmas was all about Nolan this year, and he got so many bleating electronics and plastic doo-hickies, I'm not sure how I'll g...

Please give me storage solutions, before I go completely insane

The picture to the right is a corner of my daughter's bedroom which will, in no uncertain terms, send me over the edge.   For the life of me, I can't keep this corner straight, and it makes me nuts every time I walk into her room.  Cou...

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