Instructables: exploring - parenting - baby http://www.instructables.com Fri, 31 Oct 2014 06:44:01 PDT BLOX v1.01 Make a "Birds Mobile" for your child http://www.instructables.com/id/Birds-Mobile/
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:44:34 PDT
Changing Mat from broken umbrellas http://www.instructables.com/id/Changing-Mat-from-broken-umbrellas/
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:30:09 PST
What newborn baby doesn't need diapers? Make a unique personalized gift! http://www.instructables.com/id/What-newborn-baby-doesnt-need-diapers-Make-a-un/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/BSXA/HJ36AM8N/FOBBSXAHJ36AM8N.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/BSXA/HJ36AM8N/FOBBSXAHJ36AM8N.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOB/BSXA/HJ36AM8N/FOBBSXAHJ36AM8N.SMALL.jpg Shariah Special gift for precious babies.....Diaper Cakes: a unique gift idea 1.  Get package of diapers and small elastics 2.  Roll each diaper individually 3.  Place on cake board (size of board depends on the desired cake size) 4.  Tie all diapers together with large elastic band to form the first tier...
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Mon, 15 Jul 2013 11:03:27 PDT
$1 homemade DIY baby mobile http://www.instructables.com/id/1-homemade-DIY-baby-mobile/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/3NO2/HHMI6UU0/FLT3NO2HHMI6UU0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/3NO2/HHMI6UU0/FLT3NO2HHMI6UU0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/3NO2/HHMI6UU0/FLT3NO2HHMI6UU0.SMALL.jpg bluescrubby So in a web search for a DIY baby mobile, all I was able to find were handmade mobiles available for sale.  In addition, many of the ones on the market feature elephants or fish or whatever ... but hung as if to be viewed from the side, not from the bottom! Here is my $1 brain-enhancing, neuron-pru...
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Sat, 8 Jun 2013 01:12:26 PDT
Look what I made!;-) http://www.instructables.com/id/Look-what-I-made-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/YBNI/HFSH5694/F9TYBNIHFSH5694.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/YBNI/HFSH5694/F9TYBNIHFSH5694.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9T/YBNI/HFSH5694/F9TYBNIHFSH5694.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist Okay, I admit this wasn't a DIY... I did have help;-) But it did take more than nine months! Sorry, no "how-to" pictures here... Plenty of those elsewhere on the internet;-) 2nd photo: Only one day old, and Baby Brigid meets the Instructables robot;-)
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 09:04:58 PDT
Vibrating bassinet to calm baby http://www.instructables.com/id/Vibrating-bassinet-to-calm-baby/
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:20:58 PDT
Stuffed animal pacifier holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Stuffed-animal-pacifier-holder/
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Sun, 11 Sep 2011 16:07:11 PDT
Caring for Newborns http://www.instructables.com/id/Caring-For-Newborns/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/XDJS/GKGL5K0H/FSSXDJSGKGL5K0H.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/XDJS/GKGL5K0H/FSSXDJSGKGL5K0H.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSS/XDJS/GKGL5K0H/FSSXDJSGKGL5K0H.SMALL.jpg Instructables Guides Having and raising a baby is one of the most incredible and challenging things that many people ever do in their lives. All new parents go through the process at least once, and can often use whatever help, suggestions, tips and time savers that they can find.  "Caring for Newborns" offers 17 projec...
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Fri, 25 Feb 2011 11:20:52 PST
Baby changing tray that fits on top of a bookshelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Baby-changing-tray-that-fits-on-top-of-a-bookshelf/
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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 16:57:26 PST
Convert a table to a babys changing table http://www.instructables.com/id/Convert-a-table-to-a-babys-changing-table/
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Mon, 24 May 2010 12:50:07 PDT
How to make a Toddler Bed Guard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Toddler-Bed-Guard/
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Fri, 26 Mar 2010 17:36:21 PDT
Swaddling a fussy baby http://www.instructables.com/id/Swaddling-a-fussy-baby/
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Fri, 5 Feb 2010 15:25:55 PST
Hands-free Breast Pumping http://www.instructables.com/id/Hands-free-Breast-Pumping/
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Sat, 4 Jul 2009 15:33:56 PDT
Pregophones...Music for the unborn child. http://www.instructables.com/id/PregophonesMusic-for-the-unborn-child/
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Tue, 9 Jun 2009 14:29:03 PDT
How to carry your baby African style http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-carry-your-baby-African-style/
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Mon, 4 May 2009 13:40:32 PDT
Change a cloth diaper! http://www.instructables.com/id/Change-a-cloth-diaper/
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 03:52:51 PST
Help your baby to sleep ! Swaddling! http://www.instructables.com/id/Help-your-baby-to-sleep-!/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/DENH/FAWRI5FW/FGFDENHFAWRI5FW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/DENH/FAWRI5FW/FGFDENHFAWRI5FW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGF/DENH/FAWRI5FW/FGFDENHFAWRI5FW.SMALL.jpg golics ... Help your baby to sleep ... ...sleep long and calm... This is an old indians way... Swaddling....http://www.metacafe.com/watch/886021/help_your_baby_to_sleep
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Wed, 2 Jan 2008 22:42:16 PST
how to change a diaper http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-change-a-diaper/
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Sun, 23 Dec 2007 21:34:02 PST
How to Make a Diaper Cake -- Without the Chocolate Filling http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Diaper-Cake----Without-the-Chocolate/
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Sun, 1 Jul 2007 22:51:32 PDT