What unique gifts should I keep an eye out for when traveling to Seoul? [more inside]
Frabjous day! My eight-year-old cousin likes biographies. What are good biography resources that are age appropriate? [more inside]
Military Brat Filter: Explain a military brat childhood to someone who grew up in a touchy-feely liberal household that never moved once. I’m looking for either long-form articles or personal stories. How often did you move? What were the things you learned? Did you have coping mechanisms? What were the bases like? How has it affected you as an adult? [more inside]
Are there any good books out there for your 6-10 yr. old child who shows an interest in engineering? [more inside]
Where can I buy Happy Feet slippers in or near Austin, TX? Alternatively, where can I buy other fun/novelty slippers for kids in or near Austin? [more inside]
I've got a ~1 year old baby that seems to really like music, especially hip hop and electronic type beats, and I'm wondering if there exists any cool and relatively "babyproof" music gear? [more inside]
My daughter would love a toy like the Fischer Price tape recorder from my childhood. A simple sturdy mp3 recorder with a microphone that can be operated by a small child. Does that perfect gift exist? My google skills turn op nothing.
A friend's father passed away suddenly and he is having difficulty formulating a way to tell his daughter. What books would you recommend? [more inside]
Snuggie vs. Snuggie for Kids for an 11-year-old? [more inside]
Making mac kid friendly - Easy stuff [for someone only aged 4] on G4 mac laptop. How do I keep her internet childsafe in the best way (or should I leave it out?)? Do you know good/fun programs or games I should invest in? What did you do? [more inside]
Toys for the snow, besides sleds and snowball makers? [more inside]
What to gift an 11 year old boy with too much stuff? [more inside]
So, the Mr. and I have different last names. I did not take his name upon marriage. Now we are discussing very hypothetical children and I'm looking for some good hive mind rumination on the proper course of action. [more inside]
Yet another "Help me remember the name of this show from my childhood" question. Three kids in robes trapped in a cave system? More inside. [more inside]
Children and Christmas in NYC - where are all the good windows? Where should we eat dinner? And what else should we check out? [more inside]
What are some fun classroom activities for middle school students (ages 12-14)? [more inside]
This season I would like to raise funds for a music/musicians or music and kids related charity. I'm aware of Sweet Relief, Music Box Children's Charity, and Rock for Kids. What are some others that you would recommend? In addition, there was a music/kids related post on the blue I can't find... an older guy who makes instruments for free--hundreds over the years... anyone recall? Thanks!
Has anyone had success in removing permanent marker from an LCD monitor? My 2 year old got hold of a purple Vivid marker, and drew on the computer screen. I usually wipe the screen with a dry microfiber cloth, but it's not working on the dried marker.
What are some cool math and number facts that would blow the mind of a seven year old? [more inside]
Magazines for the inquisitive kid? [more inside]
CluelessAuntFilter: Help me bond with my 6 year old nephew in Vancouver today! [more inside]
Does anyone have good (or bad) experience with hypoallergenic bedding? [more inside]
What should I include in a 3 hour photography workshop aimed at 30 12-15 year olds? [more inside]
Opera suggestions for children. [more inside]
What kind of activities can a 5-year-old do alone to entertain herself? My daughter goes to my mom's 2 days a week, from 9 am to 3 pm. She’s getting really, really bored. [more inside]
Should I go for the in-plan, cheap co-pay therapist or pony up more cash for the therapist who seems a better fit for my family? Would it be bad to switch therapists shortly into the process? [more inside]
Recommendations pls for a starter bike for 4.5 yr old girl with princess aspirations.
Can people recommend diagrams and electronic guitar tuner gadgets to help a 12 year old tune a guitar? [more inside]
How much money should I try to raise to get 8 kids in a studio, with a producer, to cut some songs? I'm working with 8 inner city students in the city of Chicago. They all have a passion for music, but limited experience with music. They all write, rap, and a few of them can sing like crazy. I just received a kickstarter invitation, and have no idea where I should set my sites. [more inside]
It's time to settle down. Please help me. [more inside]
SantaFilter: I'm trying to make a list of the worst of the worst kids from film and TV, etc., that would end up on Santa's naughty list, year after year. Any suggestions come to mind? [more inside]
What should my son's first computer be? [more inside]
Help us quiet our suddenly screechy-at-bedtime 19mo daughter! Difficulty: shares room with brother. [more inside]
I have just started as a school science technician at an inner city school. Over the holiday I would like to spruce up the 5 science classrooms with displays covering the various disciplines. Does anyone know of any online resources, posters to download/print etc? [more inside]
Three days, four to six kids, let's learn how to write a radio story. Go! [more inside]
I have a question about childrens' flu vaccines and insurance. [more inside]
Looking for 90's video games I played as a kid. [more inside]
What are some good iPhone games for a six year old? [more inside]
What's this kids sing-along video I'm remembering from the '80s? [more inside]
I'm looking for some decent "vs" puzzle games that I and my 3 young boys (10 and under) can play against each other on my mac (a fun and silly chess game would be a plus, too). We have 2 macs in the house, so any online options would be welcome too! TIA.
Alternative medicines for a young kid - am I making too much of it? [more inside]
[kidsfilter] Recommendations for easygoing, vegetarian-friendly pediatricians near Ridgefield, CT? [more inside]
The little neighbor boy thinks our house is the next best thing to Disney World and is over here all the time lately, but I have questions about dealing with other people's kids. [more inside]
What are some iPhone apps to amuse kids ages 4 - 8? I have the star wars "light saber" app and a mini piano app, and those have been big hits, but they are getting old now.
My friend's nine year old daughter is interested in cooking, and I've decided to give her some informal lessons. But I have no idea where to start! [more inside]
Name that Aussie kids' movie - - does anyone remember a kids' movie back in the 80s about a boy and his lost border collie, Gypsy? [more inside]
Marbella filter: does anybody know great places (or even good or just ok ones) to take kids to in or around the Marbella area? [more inside]
What are some cool things to do in New York City with a toddler? She will have her third birthday in a few weeks and loves animals, arts & crafts and other kids. [more inside]
my 4 year old son sweats a lot when he's playing. Is this something I should be worried about?
Help me find the title of this children's book about a boy building a cage/trap for a monster. [more inside]