It’s no secret that we are a cloth diapering family. Formerly-iBaby-now-iToddler is wrapped every day in a colorful, happy, absorbent piece of fabric—usually a bumGenius 3.0 one-size.
under that fleece cover is a bumgenius, double-stuffed for overnight. i just love her bubble butt!
Our entire stash came from Happy Baby Company, a retailer here in Pittsburgh who also services nationwide via their awesome website. Lilli and Adam, owners of Happy Baby Company, impressed us immediately with how much
Continue reading bumGenius 4.0 :: Review + Giveaway
It’s Sunday and it’s close enough to my desired bedtime that I have to make some decisions. Laundry, fold diapers, write, play Angry Birds?
I can probably only fit in two of the four. Guess you know what one of them is.
In preparation for and early celebration of this one’s first birthday next Saturday, I plan to keep a pretty low profile this week. After all, I have three-hundred fifty some-odd days to reflect on, and these things take time:
In the meantime, here are a
Continue reading Weekend Rewind :: 7.25.2010
We’ve been cloth diapering our little munchkin now for over 10 months and have really fallen in love with the whole cloth nappy experience. There’s something perfectly yummy about an oversized bubble butt on a tiny little babe. And then there’s the cheerful view from your kitchen window as you look out at a rainbow of adorable little dipes hanging from the line. It just makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside. But along with the warm fuzzies of being a part of the cloth diapering crowd come some real bits of wisdom. We’ve tried lots of different products, from different dipes and inserts, to detergents (more on this in a couple weeks), to lotions and potions, and wet bags. And after 10 months, we know what we like, what works for us and what just doesn’t work at all.
Continue reading Planet Wise Wet Bag :: Review & Giveaway
I’m starting a new section of the blog-o-rama in the coming weeks for product reviews and giveaways. This is crazy exciting to me because I am a huge (HUGE!) proponent of telling the world when you love something.
And because I have no talent in the secret-keeping department (unless of course, the secret is yours, then I’m a vault. But if it’s my secret, fahgeddabahdit), I’m totally going to spill the beans. Right. Now. And tell you what’s in store in the coming weeks.
First, because I love love love
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It’s “Why We Chose” Wednesday, my little spot to talk about why we do some of the things we do…what we love, what we regret, and other little details about our journey as a family. Up this week: Cloth Diapers!
iBaby in bumGenius 3.0 All-in-One (ribbit)
Let me first, for the record, admit that I am far from an environmentally concerned citizen. Sorry, Earth, I mean you’re pretty and awesome and all, but it has never really been my thing to make huge decisions based upon my carbon footprint.
Continue reading Why We Chose: Cloth Diapers, Part 1 (or, “Idealism, meet Realism”)