Tag: baby

Super Easy Baby/Pet Gate Door Install

This one is really simple, but a great idea. You can buy baby or pet gates pretty cheap these days, but none of them are custom made for your door frame, which means none of them are quite a perfect fit. Over at the Finding Purpose Blog, one couple was came up with the idea to just make their own. All it really takes is a little wood, a little measuring, and a few hinges. Seriously, that's all there is too it. Check it out here because there's not much more I can say.

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Mjolnir Baby Rattle

Even the God of Thunder was a baby at some point. And what could be more adorable than a miniature Mjolnir rattle? Instructables user IJustLikeMakingThings had that idea and rolled with it. It's actually a pretty simple wood working project, but since it is wood, you probably shouldn't give this to your baby until they've developed at least some control of their motor functions. It might be cute but if the kid is whacking himself in the head with it over and over it could end poorly. Instructables | IJustLikeMakingThings The head of the hammer is just 3 wood rectangles glued together with the center…

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June 12, 2012: A Dingo Really Did Eat Her Baby

Today in 2012, an Australian coroner found enough evidence to rule that a dingo (or pack of dingoes) was responsible for the death of an infant in 1980. Although multiple variations of "dingoes ate my baby" exist throughout pop culture (including Family Guy, The Simpsons, and most famously Seinfeld), the true story that inspired the ridiculous-sounding defense is certainly the most tragic. On August 17, 1980, Lindy and Michael Chamberlain and their three children were on a camping trip to Uluru in central Australia. The Chamberlains' daughter Azaria (two months) was killed by a wild dingo. This was widely believed to be a ridiculous lie…

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