**Around iVillage This Week 4/21
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Why do we give away baskets filled with rabbits, chicks and eggs? Find out!
Plus, learn why bunnies don't make good pets for small children on the House
Rabbits message board: http://messageboards.ivillage.com/iv-ptrabbits
**Daddy Day Care Debut
Have you ever left Dad home alone with the kids to return home to stories of 'near disaster'? Well, that story could win you Sony Electronics and a family pack of DVDs in the Daddy Day Care Stories Contest: http://www.parentsoup.com/partners/sony/contest/daddydaycare/entry
Even if you don't have a story, check out the Daddy Day Care graffiti wall: http://www.parentsoup.com/sony/dilemmas/0,,531167_572280,00.html
And if that's not enough, enter the My Sony Bring It Home sweepstakes for a chance to win Sony Electronics for every room in the house. Just in time for Father's Day!
(Promotion ends on May 21. Daddy Day Care is in theaters May 9! Go to http://www.sonypictures.com/movies/daddydaycare/site/ for the Movie trailer.)
**Fresh Ideas abound this spring on the Home and Garden Channel:
This is the year to polish that green thumb – check out all of our gardening boards – from regional gardening to landscape design for the best picks of the season at http://www.ivillage.com/home/boards . Need some help, encouragement, ideas or just want to talk gardening? Join our Gardener’s Gathering Chat each Tuesday at 11am ET! http://www.ivillage.com/ivillage/chat/singlechat/0,,563241,00.html
**Celebrate Spring Holidays with iVillage
Seder Menus from the Food Channel: http://www.ivillage.com/food/celebrate/spring/pages/0,,240581_418110,00.html
5 Tips for Easter Basket Treats: http://www.ivillage.com/food/celebrate/spring/articles/0,,240581_65560,00.html
Celebrate Passover and Easter with Kids: http://www.parentsplace.com/features/spring/articles/0,,258722_111964,00.html
Celebrations and Traditions: http://messageboards.ivillage.com/iv-psholtrad
Holidays and Parties: http://messageboards.ivillage.com/iv-fdholrecipes
**Readers & Writers' Author Chats
Sarah Lovett: Dark Alchemy
Monday, April 21, 9pm ET
Please join us to chat with Sarah Lovett about her latest release featuring Dr. Sylvia Strange, Dark Alchemy, and you could win a previous book in the series! Following a string of deaths in laboratories around the world, Sylvia will risk everything she holds dear, only to learn that there is no safe haven from a voyeuristic killer...
Dennis Lehane: Shutter Island
Tuesday, April 22, 9pm ET
Please join us to chat with Dennis Lehane about his latest release, Shutter Island. U.S. Marshal Teddy Daniels has come to Shutter Island, home of Ashecliffe Hospital for the Criminally Insane. Along with his partner, Chuck Aule, he sets out to find an escaped patient, a murderess named Rachel Solando, as a hurricane bears down upon them. But nothing at Ashecliffe Hospital is what it seems...and neither is Teddy Daniels.
Susan Jeffers, Ph.D: Embracing Uncertainty
Thursday, April 24, 10pm ET
Come join the chat with Susan Jeffers, Ph.D., about her book, Embracing Uncertainty, and get the tools you need to deal with all the uncertainty in your life with a sense of peace and possibility!