How We Cloth Diaper – Pros and Cons

Whenever I discuss cloth diapering with someone who is totally sold on disposables, they are always surprised to hear that I don't think of it as extra effort at all. Maybe it is because this is our first baby and we don't know any better! All the same, I think there are several benefits to … Continue reading How We Cloth Diaper – Pros and Cons

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Our Montessori Life at Six Months

The last three months have added smiles, giggles, and a budding love of reading, among so many other joys, to the infinite well of love I feel for my son.  In a flurry of developmental activity, he has eaten his first solid food (egg yolk), learned to wield a spoon with amazing accuracy, found his … Continue reading Our Montessori Life at Six Months

Mama’s Library for Pregnancy – Before, During, and After

Like most any other major (or minor) event in life, I prepared for motherhood by reading everything I could on the subject.  From the mainstream to the "woo-woo," I am now the proud owner of a stack of books that will most likely collect dust until my next pregnancy.  Ironically, my attention has been so … Continue reading Mama’s Library for Pregnancy – Before, During, and After

Cloth Diapers – The Diaper Station

In my last post, I detailed the basic system we have for covering baby's bottom.  However, much to the delight of many retailers, there is a bit more to any kind of diapering than the means you employ for containing the waste.  You need a place to change the baby and a strategy to keep … Continue reading Cloth Diapers – The Diaper Station

How We Cloth Diaper – The Basics

While I was pregnant and furiously researching how to be the best mom ever, the topic that took the most time and caused me the most anxiety was diapering.  Only one thing seemed clear at the beginning: I wanted to use cloth diapers.  Being the naive, previously fairly successful internet researcher that I was, I … Continue reading How We Cloth Diaper – The Basics