Small life update

I have posted in a while because I have started working a little bit more in the past few fews. I am starting to feel the effects of being pregnant. I am tired all the time, almost to the point of exhaustion. I'm slowly buying things for the new baby and I haven't decided on... Continue Reading →

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Babywearing is something you DO, not something you BUY.

This is how I feel. Baby wearing is about being close with your baby, not how much your carrier or wrap costs.

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I recently met a beautiful woman carrying her adorable, chubby cheeked baby in a fun, brightly colored ring sling. He was happy as a clam snuggled up close to his mama, and she was comfortable and happy. I complimented her on her carrier and she mentioned that she flips the tail around so no one can see the ring sling label. When I asked her why she explained that she was around some other baby wearers and they had a lively discussion about how they also “started” with a ring sling just like hers, but then “they moved on” to wrap conversion ring slings. Since then she has been a little embarrassed of her ring sling, especially in the company of what she called “real” baby wearers.

As you can imagine, this conversation struck a chord with me. In fact, it is one of the reasons I started this blog…

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DIY: Cloth diaper safe diaper cream

I made this homemade diaper cream to use on my babies bottoms. It is a mixture of pure, unrefined coconut oil and Pure cornstarch. I used my old Burts bees multipurpose ointment jar to store it. I did not use any exact measurements. I poured in about 4 tablespoons of cornstarch and then I added... Continue Reading →

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