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The best-case "two cats and a baby" scenario?

My brother and sister-in law are about to have their first human kidlet. They also have two cats (both rescued young-adult Siamese mixes) that they absolutely adore. I'd like to help them out in the kitty department...any suggestions for gifts / books / Really Useful Bits Of Advice / etc. geared toward integrating a baby into a cat-containing household? [more inside]
posted by aecorwin on Nov 20, 2013 - 20 answers

I need a crash course in living with a baby.

We just took in an 11 month old foster baby. People want to give us things but we have no idea what we really need. What do you (and your one year old) love to use and consider essential? [more inside]
posted by Saminal on Jun 13, 2013 - 40 answers

New Parentsfilter: What's the best and easiest way to share photos?

Earlier this week, Mrs. Zooropa gave birth to our son, Elias (we call him Eli). He is our first, so of course, we are taking all sorts of photos and video on our phones, and have received a ton of requests from grandparents, aunts, uncles, etc. Here's my question: what's the best and easiest way to share photos and videos with all these folks? [more inside]
posted by zooropa on Feb 24, 2013 - 30 answers

Stuff new parents want.

What's the best thing I can send to brand spanking new parents? [more inside]
posted by mittenbex on Nov 15, 2012 - 18 answers

Helpful things for new parents?

What sort of things did parents find useful to have in the first few weeks of having a new baby? Any recommendations for (easily freezable) meals? Or things we should stock up on for us? [more inside]
posted by Betelgeuse on Feb 4, 2012 - 29 answers

Actual meals, shipped to the other coast, for new parents?

I would like to send actual _meals_ to a friend who is about to have a baby. Problem: I'm East Coast, she's West Coast, and most of the "welcome new baby gift baskets" I've found online seem to be fairly lame? (Though I'm not a parent, so am I wrong?) Help please! [more inside]
posted by librarianamy on Jul 8, 2010 - 10 answers

babies for beginners

What are your favorite resources for a (clueless) first-time pregnant couple? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 2, 2007 - 39 answers

Gifts for out-of-state new parents.

My boss lives several states away (we both telecommute). His wife will have their second child in a few weeks. I'd like to gift them with some useful goodies that can help them get through those tough early days, but are relatively easy to mail and/or order. Any suggestions?
posted by lucyleaf on Nov 8, 2006 - 14 answers

Why is picking a good gift so difficult?

Help me think of useful baby gift. [more inside]
posted by rglass on Aug 30, 2006 - 45 answers

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