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Here’s another great way to amuse your niece/nephews that doesn’t involve TV, video or candy. Macs come with an application from Apple called Photo Booth. Using the iSight camera in your Mac, you can take little snapshots that can be emailed or used as profile icons. I just discovered this 4-up “burst” mode that will [...]

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Almost one year ago, Steve Jobs announced that Apple would release a phone in 2007. I was excited about it. I’d been planning to buy an iPod Video, so I could show off my little family movies. Now I could get a device that could not only show movies, but also make phone calls and [...]

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When Jack-Jack was born, I learned of a fantastic book and video called The Happiest Baby on the Block by pediatrician Harvey Karp. It changed the way I approach the crying newborn problem. Dr. Karp talks about the five S’s: swaddling, side (or stomach) swinging, shushing, and sucking. In a nutshell, babies are happiest when [...]

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Violet’s Faves

Violet and Dash love to pick out music for CDs. I learned this a few years back when I was hunting around for something to do with Violet that didn’t involve TV or video. I had my laptop with me, and I started playing tunes from iTunes for her. I started a playlist for her [...]

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