Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - living - parenting Fri, 3 Jul 2015 01:08:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Postpartum Healing Pads - "Padsicles"
Postpartum Healing Pads - "Padsicles" - More DIY How To Projects]]> allnaturalandgood Postpartum pads or “padsicles” will be your best friend during your postpartum healing process. These pads help soothe and heal your perineum area faster after the delivery of your baby.What you will need: 20-30 maxi/heavy flow/overnight pads with or without wings, pure aloe vera gel, witch hazel, e...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:08:18 PDT
Best Cheap DIY Child-proof Drawer/Appliance Latch
Best Cheap DIY Child-proof Drawer/Appliance Latch - More DIY How To Projects]]> VladM3 Who wants to pay 6 bucks or more on appliance latches (each!)? I am sure you agree if you are staring at this page. Spending just a little bit more will yield you not 1, but 8 to 10 appliance latches!The idea of the store-bought latch is a good one, but many of you will know that they are simply not...
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Wed, 8 Apr 2015 18:13:24 PDT
Welcoming a new little Maker with a 3D Footprint Keepsake
Welcoming a new little Maker with a 3D Footprint Keepsake - More DIY How To Projects]]> AtomJaay Today I had the chance to use my 3D printer in a most novel way... by thanking the nursing staff of the maternity ward who have been looking after my wife and new daughter.Through the power of free software and 3D printing I was able to quickly turn the ink foot print they took into a Pink PLA plast...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 19:42:15 PDT
DIY Fireplace Baby-Proofing
DIY Fireplace Baby-Proofing - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lulewbelle. Here is how I made our brick fireplace safe by DIY baby proofing. Check out my other videos on my youtube channel!
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 09:06:37 PDT
Baby Shower Ideas
Baby Shower Ideas - More DIY How To Projects]]> ayfiel Baby Shower Ideas :Adorable Jungle Animals Baby Shower Try these baby shower ideas for decorations, games and more using this sweet jungle animals theme that goes beyond traditional pink or blue – and works for either a boy or a girl shower.Super-Cute Baby Shower Candy Buffet Ideas Easy ways to swee...
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Fri, 20 Mar 2015 05:30:37 PDT
Mini Night Light
Mini Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> tizxv I never really like the dark. I also didn't like stumbling around in the dark until I trip and fall onto my bed. A regular night lightdoesn't help me find my bed, but this night light does. Materials You will need:Clear plastic containerHighlighter (food coloring, paint, markers, powder, just som...
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Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:47:11 PST
How To Make a Video for Your Toddler
How To Make a Video for Your Toddler - More DIY How To Projects]]> HowToLou Toddlers love to watch videos over and over again. My grandson is about 18 months old, and he loves vacuums, so i made him a video about them. I simply modified a kids song, to be about vacuums and recorded my voice singing it. I made a set of power point slides to go with the song and combined t...
By: HowToLou

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Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:49:03 PST
Busy Board for Toddlers
Busy Board for Toddlers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jenga747 I decided to make this board for my son. He is VERY active and loves to get into anything and everything. He needs to be busy all the time. Since we live in a small ~500 Sq ft home, I wanted something that could be used over and over, plus offer a wide range of sensory/play activities. Decide...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 11:03:21 PST
Self propelled Kiddo Chariot from old garden wagon and mobility scooter on a $100 to $200 budget.
Self propelled Kiddo Chariot from old garden wagon and mobility scooter on a $100 to $200 budget. - More DIY How To Projects]]> elmarco38 A year or two ago, I took my two kids to the renaissance faire, and my wife and I lugged them around in this garden wagon. It was a great idea, however we had no idea how sore we'd be the next day after pulling them around for about 10 miles. So, I got the bright idea, "I've got to put a motor on...
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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 04:49:24 PST
Valentine Play-Doh Book
Valentine Play-Doh Book - More DIY How To Projects]]> Michel_Eliz When we were kids, Valentine's Day morning wasn't as big a Christmas or a birthday but there was always a little token of love in our empty cereal bowl from my mom and dad. I wanted to carry on this tradition. It just so happened I was looking for a way to store and gift some play-doh I had made and...
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Mon, 9 Feb 2015 11:33:38 PST
Toddler Accessible Door (No Damage)
Toddler Accessible Door (No Damage) - More DIY How To Projects]]> EvanNaugler Hello everyone!A Quick Intro:The other day as my daughter awoke from her nap, I was making a snack when I heard her yell " DADA" and then pound on the door for the few seconds before I can get to her bedroom. She's not quite tall enough to reach the knob, but I like to keep it shut while she naps to...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:33:40 PST
Indoor Sensory Play
Indoor Sensory Play - More DIY How To Projects]]> mamabeesimple At this time of year it can get pretty boring having to stay indoors whilst there's a heavy storm outside! For little one's it is probably even more boring than you thought. In my experience children constantly want to touch things they shouldn't, from a remote control to the plug sockets to dirty n...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 02:16:17 PST
Child Safe Netflix - iPad/iPhone
Child Safe Netflix - iPad/iPhone - More DIY How To Projects]]> demseyk Netflix is a great way to distract the little kids, it is also filled with a lot of content not suited for younger audiences. Now although Netflix has the kids section, it wont take a child long to realize that if they click in the corner they can find Power Rangers, Family Guy or worse. It's also...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 09:07:36 PST
Keeping my baby safe
Keeping my baby safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> metheperson Used a hair tie to keep the baby out of the kitchen cleaner cupboard.
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 11:53:46 PST
Shower Races: An Energy/Water-Saving Game!
Shower Races: An Energy/Water-Saving Game! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Namisuke This is an entry for the Make Energy contest. I got the idea for this game by researching what the biggest energy consumers are in the average household, one of them being showers. Many of us are guilty of taking really long showers or running the water when we don't need to. This problem might also...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 23:10:13 PST
Baby Bouncer USB Powered No More Batteries
Baby Bouncer USB Powered No More Batteries - More DIY How To Projects]]> jflores44 So I got tired of buy batteries for my daughtersFavorite sleeper so I made it USB powered So I can plug almost anywhere Step 1 Get The Bouncer So buy the bouncer or if you are like us get one at your baby shower Step 2 Open battery cover find out what you have to do only to of the pins in m...
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Sun, 6 Jul 2014 23:08:55 PDT
Zip Line Swing
Zip Line Swing - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD First off the warning that comes with half of my Instructables: If you build this or something like this and use it, there are hazards involved, like most things in life. Make sure all materials are strong enough to handle loads.The Zip Line Swing is a little different to a standard Zip Line. Th...

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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 23:33:52 PDT
Make a Lego Diorama Father's Day Card
Make a Lego Diorama Father's Day Card - More DIY How To Projects]]> MisterM My Dad is fantastic, but he does hate cats getting in his garden - so I thought this year's Father's Day card should show him getting his own back on his furry nemesis. I recreated his garden in Lego with an appropriate scene and photographed it to make the card. Subject Matter I love this pic of...
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Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:59:46 PDT
How to Lano Your Woolies
How to Lano Your Woolies - More DIY How To Projects]]> bumbywool Using solid lano to prepare your wooliesPlease remember that this is ONE way to lano. You will need to adjust for your water type/preference/needs. Start by heating your water in a mug in the microwave. Scoop your lano.IN GENERAL:1 tsp of solid lano is good for one soaker/shorties/longies......
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Wed, 7 May 2014 18:12:11 PDT
Great Prank For Birthdays...Or Just Because.
Great Prank For Birthdays...Or Just Because. - More DIY How To Projects]]> RyPKelley Harmless and fun balloon prank. Balloons pour into the room when the "victim" opens the door they get a birthday surprise.   The Application Of Streamers Attach some streamers across the door frame of your child's/friend's/victim's bedroom with enough slack that you can stick a balloon in bet...
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 21:06:45 PDT
How to Baby-Proof a Fish Tank
How to Baby-Proof a Fish Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> ehill14 I couldn't find any good advice online about how to child proof a fish tank. Most involve putting it on a progressively higher shelf (which is a big no-no in earthquake prone areas, like here), and one of the main reasons for having a tank is for my son to be able to watch the goldfish inside. I tr...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 02:41:14 PDT
Make a "Birds Mobile" for your child
Make a "Birds Mobile" for your child - More DIY How To Projects]]> le FabShop About one year and a half ago, Bertier (President of le FabShop) asked me if I could design a toy mobile with our new MakerBot.  I had no time for it, but kept the project on my To Do list, just in case an opportunity would show up.  Life being life, the perfect moment came when our friend and col...
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Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:44:34 PDT
DIY Child Safety Locks That Actually Work!
DIY Child Safety Locks That Actually Work! - More DIY How To Projects]]> wcochran1 Child safety locks at the store are over priced and useless. Either your child discovers immediately how to bypass it or they just plain don't work . Everyone has a picture hanging kit laying around and probably a lot of these little hangers you otherwise wouldn't use ! Let me tell you I am the very...
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Thu, 6 Mar 2014 18:24:51 PST
Changing Mat from broken umbrellas
Changing Mat from broken umbrellas - More DIY How To Projects]]> Todd Gehris After getting in my way constantly I nearly discarded these broken umbrellas. I've been hanging on to them trying to figure out what to do with them. Inspiration to make this changing mat hit me while working on a diaper bag that my cousin requested of me. I've never used a diaper changing mat and...
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Tue, 4 Mar 2014 22:30:09 PST
A home built training potty.
A home built training potty. - More DIY How To Projects]]> EcoExpatMike My son has a toddler cousin, Zyra, that fully matches him in destructive ability.  If they weren't so sweet about it I think we'd give them to gypsies. At almost 2 1/2 years old she is getting to the potty training stage.  Except there is no training potty here.  So she would have to go straight to...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 02:54:30 PST
Game Tokens (Instead of Allowance) Reward System Little Mom on the Prairie I started using an alternate version of the reward system with my daughter, to balance out our struggles of getting her to help out with chores and limiting her computer/game time. I made these little "game tokens" that she can earn by doing her chores without complaining, and when we ask her to do ...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:32:03 PST
Towel-less citizen VS the wet slide of doom! ecsaul23 Ever taken your kiddos to the park and they get to the top of the play place ready to slide and you realize there is a big puddle of water on the slide? Of course, you most likely didn't think before leaving the house... "gee, you know, i bet the slides might be wet, I'll just grab my handy dandy to...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 14:02:19 PST
handmade gift for parents anniversary from me..
handmade gift for parents anniversary from me.. - More DIY How To Projects]]> nawabakash now days come to enjoy my parents 24th i try to make a surprise gift for them..u can also try for your loveone's material used cardboard sheetthermocolglue handmade paper(red,orange)sissorbladewooden alphabets for matter to dedication4 led blue colour & batterysparkel(
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Sat, 25 Jan 2014 12:25:06 PST
Make your own stop-motion movie!
Make your own stop-motion movie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> DayDreamingBoy I spent my childhood writing, drawing and watching cartoons like my favourite, always showing after school, ... La Linea! So when years later, after my graduation in space engineering, a video contest about space pops up (Wake-Up, Rosetta! Contest by the European Space Agency), I just felt compelle...
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Wed, 22 Jan 2014 15:15:13 PST
Make a refrigerator child resistant
Make a refrigerator child resistant - More DIY How To Projects]]> youngwllc Please note that this method is for TOP & BOTTOM (freezer on top and fridge on bottom) REFRIGERATOR MODELS with the ability to modify which way the door opens only. If you have another refrigerator style you may be able to modify this instructable to your needs, but will need to check how your model...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 16:00:40 PST
Tuna Noodle Casserole hjones miller 1 can drained tuna 1 can cream of mushroom soup 1/4 cup milk 1 16 oz package frozen peas 1/2 bag of cooked egg noodles Mix all together Pour into a casserole dish Bake for 30 Minutes at 350 covered Transport in a basket, taking along a jar of apple sauce for side dish Reheat at 350 degrees for 15-20...
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Wed, 4 Dec 2013 08:57:20 PST
Fall Pumpkin Pregnancy Announcement eecorbridge A couple weeks ago, I decided I was ready to make my pregnancy facebook-official.  I looked through some different photos of pregnancy announcements involving pumpkins.   I combined a few different ideas to create my own, unique announcement.  Each pumpkin represents a different member of our family...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:42:34 PDT
instant wind fort
instant wind fort - More DIY How To Projects]]> cardboard guy in this instructable i will show you how to make a fort using a fan to hold it up step one you will need • 2 sheets • 1 box fan •about 7 heavy boxes. •a clip put TWO big sheets on to of each other flat. put the 7 boxes around the edge of the sheets step two put the fan under the firs...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 13:28:31 PDT
What newborn baby doesn't need diapers? Make a unique personalized gift! 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
Strap-Hanging for Toddlers
Strap-Hanging for Toddlers - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman Over the years, we have done on buses and underground trains with our children. These days, they are older, and perfectly capable of surviving the trip without trouble, but when they were smaller, things were more difficult: with no space for a pushchair, and frequently no space to sit, we had to c...
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Tue, 9 Jul 2013 08:21:59 PDT
Mount wall bars with your kid
Mount wall bars with your kid - More DIY How To Projects]]> kalmarattila Nice "job" to spend some cool time with my son together in sunday afternoon... There is a wall bars (rib stall?) what we need to mount on the wall in his room. The whole process was around one hour, and he really liked the mounting! ;)  Tools 1. 4 x worker hands (2 big hand and 2 small hands) ...
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Mon, 1 Jul 2013 12:16:41 PDT
$1 homemade DIY baby mobile 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!;-) 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
Kid Resistant (But Not Kid Proof) Cabinet Keeper-Shutters
Kid Resistant (But Not Kid Proof) Cabinet Keeper-Shutters - More DIY How To Projects]]> RangerJ Its amazing how much a ten-month child can get into. By the time you get one thing picked up, he is doing something else. Once my grandson was crawling pretty well, he discovered the kitchen cabinets and it was time to do something to keep him from getting hurt. When our children were little, we bo...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 18:59:50 PDT
Stay Open Baby/Pet Gate
Stay Open Baby/Pet Gate - More DIY How To Projects]]> pinkball Not all baby/pet gates come with a stay-open feature and the ones that do don't always work that well. It's a pain when the kid is napping and you're going back and forth carrying laundry and dishes. Anyway, here is a simple way to hack your auto-close baby gate to stay open when you want it too. ...
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Mon, 25 Mar 2013 08:59:41 PDT
Glad Press'n Seal, peel and stick shirt protector (For a messy eater) dwoodgate I came up with this idea a few weeks ago but hadn't tried it until today. I made a hot chocolate cereal (cream of wheat style) for breakfast which is messy and dries like cement. What you need: Glad Press'n Seal A normal bib (optional) A messy eater (3rd party or self) Before the meal: Hold roll o...
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Sat, 1 Dec 2012 10:56:22 PST
Vibrating bassinet to calm baby
Vibrating bassinet to calm baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> arpruss We had a new baby, a vibrating bouncy seat and a play yard with the bassinet that she was to sleep in.  But while the bouncy seat had soothing vibrations, it wasn't safe for the night, while the bassinet which was safe for the night had no soothing vibrations.   A bit of work, and we have a vibratin...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:20:58 PDT
Bugatti Inspired Pedal Car w/Bike Wheels jfabbri When I was about 7 I asked my Dad to help me build a go kart. Needless to say that never happened, so when I had my own sons I decided to fulfill that dream. I can't take all the credit as it's built upon plans but I deviated from them considerably by repurposing wheels from two bicycles as well as ...
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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 19:28:47 PDT
Elmo tooth brushing sticker reward chart sammyrav I have just designed a sticker reward chart using my daughter's favourite character, Elmo. She needs a little encouragement (!) to keep still and be compliant while we brush her teeth as she is only 2 years old. She LOVES stickers and up till now we have been rewarding her with a sticker to play wit...
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Sun, 7 Oct 2012 07:01:58 PDT
Children's Growth Chart
Children's Growth Chart - More DIY How To Projects]]> hollerbach.tompkins In my childhood home, the wall next to the laundry room door was covered with a series of marks and dates. A few times a year my mother would tell me to stand up tall with my shoulders back up against the wall, a cereal box would be placed on top of my head and a line drawn where it touched. Each li...
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Mon, 17 Sep 2012 20:28:57 PDT
Help Find Missing Children! themissing The U.S. Department of Justice reports: - Nearly 800,000 children younger than 18 are missing each year, - That's an average of 2,185 children reported missing each day. - More than 200,000 children were were abducted by family members. - More than 58,000 children were abducted by nonfamily ...
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Mon, 27 Aug 2012 13:50:06 PDT
Resetting Clearblue Easy Ovulation Prediction Kit for Reuse
Resetting Clearblue Easy Ovulation Prediction Kit for Reuse - More DIY How To Projects]]> menzies Clearblue easy sells a well-reviewed ovulation prediction kit (OPK) that essentially reads an ovulation strip and digitally tells the user whether or not she is in her fertile window. At $30-$40 for a pack of 20 tests ($25-$35 for a pack of 7 tests), they aren't the cheapest option out there. Inclu...
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Mon, 20 Aug 2012 10:42:54 PDT
how to pick the right dog when adopting!
how to pick the right dog when adopting! - More DIY How To Projects]]> yanadica in this instructable i will be talking about how to pick your very own dog!This is my first ever instructable...hope you like it! Think of mantinence Now in this step you you have to think about mantinence.If you dont want to deal with hair and clean up...dont get a dog that sheds. If you dont w...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 14:57:44 PDT
Making a Maker Family
Making a Maker Family - More DIY How To Projects]]> zieak Partially out of necessity (we make a little extra money from projects) and largely out of desire, our family has come to really revolve around making things. Pepper and I met through an online dating service - and I remember wishing that there was a "crafty" criteria.  In preparation for our weddi...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 21:45:13 PDT
How To Make Your Child Feel More Comfortable While in the Hospital
How To Make Your Child Feel More Comfortable While in the Hospital - More DIY How To Projects]]> acn13 Hello, I am a Girl Scout and I just completed my Girl Scout Gold Award. The Gold Award is the highest achievement in Girl Scouts and is equivalent to the Boy Scouts Eagle Award. For my Gold Award project I provided welcome kits to the children at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The welcome kits in...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 21:16:23 PDT