Smithsonian magazine Museum Day Live

Free museum day tomorrow (9/24), thanks to Smithsonian Magazine!

Get free admission to hundreds of museums around the country thanks to Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! – this is sponsored by the magazine every year and lets you sign up for free tickets at a participating museum. The key is that you have to register online to get the free tickets, you can’t just…

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Pictures of recalled IKEA MALM chests and dresser

IKEA recalls Malm chests and dressers due to child safety hazard – here’s which models are affected and what to do if you have one.

IKEA just announced a huge recall of MALM chests and dressers because of child safety issues, including the deaths of 6+ children. Here’s their full statement: http://www.ikea.com/us/en/about_ikea/newsitem/062816-recall-chest-and-dressers And here’s a pic of the affected models so you can see if you have one: If you have one, they offer a bunch of options ranging from…

Green Kid Crafts Holidays Around the World Discovery box

FREE Green Kid Crafts STEAM activity box offer (and a review of the Holidays box, finally)

In the fall I posted about how we were trying out the Green Kid Crafts monthly STEAM boxes and promised to report back. Not only am I reporting back, but they are running a promo to try Green Kid Crafts for free – while supplies last you can get a free full-sized Green Kid Crafts Discovery Box,…

Wild Child and its owner

Boston-area children’s boutiques that I love w/ President’s Day sales (and online ordering!)

Two of my favorite Boston-area baby and kid-related boutiques, Magic Beans and Wild Child, are having good Presidents Day Weekend / Valentine’s Day sales, so worth stopping in if you are nearby or checking them out online if you’re not. I have shopped at both stores for years – since before my oldest was born,…