This idea seems simple and obvious (what, a basket to store things? ), but it’s actually genius. Categorize toys, sports gear or outdoor equipment and hang them out of reach when not in use so those tiny tyrants can’t keep tearing things apart. Plus, the oversized tags tied onto the basket handles give it a “I’ve completely got my sh*t together” vibe. Get the instructions: ikea.comCheck out our favourite kids' stuff at IKEA
All that felt you've been stashing is going to come in handy. This reversible playmat is such a cinch to make and will provide your little one with hours of fun. Level of difficulty: Quick and easy Age range: This one goes out to you, parents The takeaway: We made this playmat to fit inside a plastic bin that also stores all the planes, trains and automobiles that come with the tiny humans. It creates an instant play zone that neatly tucks away when your kid is ready to move on to the next thing.
With five kids, Christmas wasn't always perfect, but my mom always made it special. My mom didn’t need Pinterest or Instagram to pull off the ultimate Christmas. With five kids running around, it was messy and chaotic, but always a blast. A mom myself now, I think about how she consistently created a memorable holiday for us. On a recent visit with her, I rummaged through old photos to try and figure out how she nailed it year after year:1. She slept through Christmas–before kids, obviously.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Musk AND Zuckerberg or Musk + Zuckerberg.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used). For example, results will contain either cake or cookie by searching cake OR cookie or cake,cookie
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".