Archive for January, 2006

New Parenting Weblog: Parent Hacks

Parent Hacks describes a hack as a workaround, a jerry-rig, a clever, pragmatic answer to a problem. Parents are some of the best hackers, because raising kids requires on-your-feet thinking and frequent improvisation. Parent Hacks converted this clever idea into an incredibly useful website.

The website chose a weblog model to present its content. This model allows Parent Hacks to create a collaborative environment where visitors can engage with, and contribute to, its content. The content categories are relevant for all parents.

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Google Salutes Louis Braille

Google has fun breaking up the monotony of their website by often tweaking their logo for a holiday or other special day. Today, they decided to honor Louis Braille, the inventor of the braille alphabet — which enables people who are blind to read. The altered logo linked to http://www.google.com/search?q=louis+braille+birthdate.

Google Braille Logo

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Fried Donuts Is A Great Way To Start The New Year!

Since New Year’s Day is notorious for resolutions — particularly resolutions to eat better and lose weight — I thought it would fun to promote the opposite. Instead, you may want to start off the new year with a Butter Fried Krispy Kreme Donut. After all, you have the rest of the year to eat broccoli and carrots.

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