Friday Finds – April 23, 2009

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Tela’s Finds

I am Marching for Maddie this weekend in the March of Dimes walk at Sawyer Point with AmyInOHio, Mommybits, and a few other good souls. There are walks all across the nation this week and next. If you’d like to be involved, look for a walk in your area, join our team, or if you feel so inclined, make a donation. Just click on that badge to the left or here to learn how you can help tiny babies and their familes.

Yesterday was “Take Your Child to Work Day” at my company. I was lucky enough to be involved, even if O is too young to partake just yet. The kids had a blast hanging out at an interactive agency complete with Wii games projected on a big screen, tons of computers with Internet access, mass snacks, and more.

But what I thought was really cool is this fun application that one of my coworkers Tim created for a young man who was interested in Flash. Tim said the boy was the creative visionary behind the project, while Tim acted as the production artist. I think it’s just awesome. Of course, a great headline and a few lines of copy would have made it even awesomer.

Still haven’t found a babysitter you love? Or maybe your babysitter has flaked one too many times? Or maybe you just want to add a few more reliable sitters to your sitter repertoire? Then Care.com’s FREE weekend is just for you! It begins at midnight (PST) on the morning of Friday, April 24 (so, uh, now) and extends through Sunday, April 26. During these three days, Care.com is prepared to give away memberships valued at more than $1 million to families nationwide. I know I’ll be taking advantage!

Susan’s Finds

Got some Wiggles fans in the house? Link ’em up with the new WiggleTime.com for hours of online quality time with Anthony, Murray, Jeff and Sam (the “new” Wiggle who replaced Greg).

Trying to save more dough with coupons? Check out Retail Me Not for its mega-consortium of printable coupons. They recently partnered with RedPlum.com, Valpak and MoneyMailer to become a one-stop resource for more than 240,000 coupons for both online and in-store discounts.

Does your fam need hints to get you the perfect Mother’s Day gift? Send them to Somebody Spoil Me’s gift guide for this VIP holiday. Cute stuff!

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Tela

A cofounder of Working Moms Against Guilt, Tela is a working mom with a son, O, who was born in July, 2006.

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