Tag: Preparing for baby

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…

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.…