Friday, July 11, 2008

The Grandma Council

I promise that if I blog again it will be something longer and more about my life, but right now I'm just really excited about DANO2. I'm especially excited that it has gotten my mom to blog. Anyone who knows her knows that she is an AMAZING pediatrician, and I've been dying to get her to record practical advice for new moms for years now (so if I ever get around to having kids it'll be there for me)...anyway...she's doing it. She's working with my aunt who is a chemist (top of her class at UC Berkeley and then went on to MIT. My family is filled with geniuses in case you were wondering. I am not one of them.) They've formed a brain trust to give new moms guidance and to explain how the toys Daniel is making were created and why the choices were made the way they were. So if you are a new mom or know one, have them check it out. It's sure to be filled with great practical advice from two highly credentialed grandmothers.

Thursday, July 10, 2008

DANO2 Designer Toys

So it's summer and as a teacher living in San Diego I should have an incredible tan and have breezed my way through numerous classics (and even more sneaky guilty pleasure reads). But no. I am working on an exciting new project. Daniel, my bro, has started a really cool toy company called DANO2 Designer Toys and it's going to be open for business in a month. As a very small part owner, I feel compelled to stay up late into the night working away. Oh well. It's actually been a lot of fun, and I do love the idea (baby toys out of medical grade plastic) and designs (Daniel is a sweet designer in the urban vinyl world). If anyone is still actually reading this blog, go check out the site (especially if you have kids). .
Have a great day