Crunchy Family, Jr.: A Book Club for Kids

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The Crunchy Family, Jr. Book Club is a project I wanted to launch over the summer, because it made most sense, but didn’t get around to. I was trying to figure out the details of it and how exactly to do it, but…meh. That obviously never happened. I’m working on starting a book club on my own blog, Janepedia, and I figured a kids’ book club could be equally fun. […]

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Review: Neilmed Naspira Nasal-Oral Aspirator

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Let’s see a show of hands…  Who loves to suck out their baby’s snot?  Me??  HECK YES I DO.  Ok, no.  I don’t really, but sometimes it is a necessary evil.  When kids get sick, they get stuffy noses.  When kids get stuffy noses, they get cranky.  They can’t breathe.  No one is happy. 

Have you ever tried one of those big blue or green bulb suckers?  You have to shove that giant tip into your baby’s tiny nostril and try not to suck their brain out in the process.  I have never been able to achieve such a task without wailing and flailing. 

The Neilmed Naspira is a new-fangled nose sucker.  It has the features and functions of the regular type of bulb sucker that you know and may or may not love as well as the option to be a Nasal-Oral suction device.  I know.  It sounds gross.  Believe me, the first few times I try these type of things, I always dry heave a bit, but they are SO effective.  They are actually quite amusing once you get the hang of it. […]

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