Holiday Gift Ideas for the Geek Dad

The geek father is a tough one to shop for. Here at Lil’ Duck Duck we have a couple of geek dads, and we asked them what they most wanted to receive for Christmas. Here are their Holiday Gift Ideas for the Geek Dad!   Doctor Who 17 oz. Figural Tardis Mug Doctor Who has been around for a LONG time but in 2005 the series found new life and has once again become a cultural touchstone. Here you can have a nice ceramic mug modeled…

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Better Family Photos and Children Photo Taking Tips

Better Family Photos and Children Photo Taking Tips Tired of the same family group poses in your photos? Would you like your photos to look more “together” or more professional? Want your children to look happy and enjoy having their photos taken? Well, read on… We love the variety of settings and poses we see in the photos for the custom designs here at Lil Duck Duck. So we thought you would like the following suggestions for more interesting photo poses and are from the…

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Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

Oh, the Places You’ll Go! Deluxe Edition (Classic Seuss) can inspire anyone who is entering a new phase of life – college, professional life, marriage, highschool – the sky’s the limit!   While Dr. Seuss’s books are popularly known as children’s books, this book can touch older people deeply. Several years ago, I attended a luncheon for college seniors, and a professor read this book to the graduating class.  As I scanned the faces of the graduates there, I could see that they were touched by…

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13 amusing search phrases for the past month…

From my Sitemeter, 13 amusing search phrases for the past month! It is always amusing to see what people do search for and it’s still a mystery how they arrive at my site after some of these! Is it ok to allow toddler to play with potty seat? (NO!!) Funny looking monkeys. Can toothpaste ruin leather? (I am happy to say that I have not had the occasion to learn the answer to this from personal experience yet!) When are 2 year molars? (heh!) Endless screaming…

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Using toddler energy for a cleaner house…

Using toddler energy for a cleaner house is my idea of fun! Here are some simple chore ideas to keep your toddler busy & productive, while making your house cleaner! Feeding pets. Put the food in the dish for them (or have them measure out dry food under supervision if they are old enough not to eat it), then have them take it to the spot and put it down for the pet. Making the bed – they can pull up the covers and put…

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8 ways to remove permanent marker stains

Here are 8 ways to remove permanent marker stains! Lil’ Duck and his friends have found the Sharpie permanent markers on occasion and boy can those make a mess! Thankfully, it can be removed, although I still need to work on the carpet. With this list, be careful as to the surface, as some of these things will ruin certain surfaces. I’d suggest spot-testing and using common sense (i.e. not putting bleach on carpet, not using chemicals on skin, etc. ;)). Now I need to…

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