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Changing Cloth Diapers. Create a System that Works!

Changing Cloth Diapers. Create a System that Works!

Changing cloth diapers can be cumbersome and awkward at first. Establishing an efficient changing system is vital to your cloth diapering success. Each family and household is unique. To give you some ideas, I’ll share what works for us. Post includes pictures of my diaper changing station.

Washing Cloth Diapers. How to Establish a Successful Laundry Routine.

Washing Cloth Diapers. How to Establish a Successful Laundry Routine.

Washing cloth diapers can be broken down into these 4 steps. Post includes tips to establish a successful laundry routine (specific for you) and avoid poop!

Baby’s First Year, 11 Survival Tips for a New Mom

Baby’s First Year, 11 Survival Tips for a New Mom

As a new mom, life is filled with love and excitement! It truly is a wonderful and fulfilling experience. Words cannot describe the powerful feeling that overcomes a mother when she holds her baby in her arms. This undoubtedly amazing experience also comes with it’s…

Cloth Diapers: How to Prep

Cloth Diapers: How to Prep

Now that you know about the amazing benefits of cloth diapers, you’ve decided to make the leap. Let me pause my happy dance (I get really excited when others join in the cloth journey) to tell you how to prep your newly purchased diapers. Before…

Cloth Diaper Benefits and Myths

Cloth Diaper Benefits and Myths

Cloth diapers can save your wallet and the world! Read for more details. You will also learn more about common cloth diapering misconceptions!

Planning your Maternity Leave. Know your benefits. Questions to Ask.

Planning your Maternity Leave. Know your benefits. Questions to Ask.

Planning your maternity leave can be overwhelming, especially when you have 5 million other things on your mind! An important first step is identifying all of your benefits. This guide is designed to help you with that process. First, consider all benefits provided through federal, state, or city laws. Then, communicate with your human resources department to identify employer-provided benefits. See this post for specifics!

Having a Baby on a Small Budget

Having a Baby on a Small Budget

There’s no way around it – having a baby costs money. But, the total amount you spend during that first year can vary drastically, depending on how you go about things. My husband and I were on a tight budget when our daughter was born.…

External Cephalic Version

External Cephalic Version

Is your baby breech? Are you considering an External Cephalic Version? This post is for you! It’s full of facts about the procedure, including a list of variables that may make your chances of success higher or lower. At the end of the post, you will find additional resource links.

12 potential ways to turn a breech baby

12 potential ways to turn a breech baby

Having an ultrasound that reveals your baby is breech can be devastating, especially if you’ve been mentally preparing yourself for a vaginal birth. I was so disappointed to learn my baby was breech at 33 weeks gestation. I tried not to panic. After all, the…

Breastfed baby refusing a bottle? Read these tips and tricks!

Breastfed baby refusing a bottle? Read these tips and tricks!

If your breastfed baby is refusing to take a bottle, you are not alone. This is actually a very common issue. Try not to panic (easier said than done, I know!). In this post, I’ve provided a long list of things you could try.