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The seven ugliest birthday cakes in America

Saturday, June 6th, 2009

While no few parents are perfect, most try their best, especially in areas such as birthday-cake baking where public failure is particularly awkward. Just ask Guinever, a mommy blogger who inadvertently created this object (right) for her son’s fourth birthday. Allegedly a dinosaur, it looks more like a piece of half-digested asparagus. As she explains, […]

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Perfect toy of the week: The wall of fabric dolls

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009

The current obsession with over-achieving parenting has yielded at least one good thing: some beautifully overachieving toys. Rarely before have children’s products been so well-designed. My favorite current example: The reusable fabric wall stickers created by the Australians behind Mae—especially this completely cool update on paper dolls. Ingenious: The persistent problem with paper dolls, of […]

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Hot craft trend: Diaper wreaths!

Sunday, April 19th, 2009

You are likely asking: What is this thing and why has the Perfect Baby Blog thrust it in my face? This thing, as you squeamishly put it, is a “diaper wreath,” a newly popular shower-gift. As you can see, it radically reinterprets the traditional fragrant evergreen wreath using not-yet-fragrant disposable diapers and festive plastic products. […]

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Perfect Remnants, March 2-6

Friday, March 6th, 2009

Some bits and pieces to wrap up the first week of the Perfect Baby Blog‘s fragile existence: • Why scholarly but slovenly moms are doomed to raise illiterate kids: A new study, of which there are never quite enough, has reached amusingly dire conclusions. If you’re trying to inculcate a love of reading in your […]

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