The Sleepeasy Solution

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I’ll never forget Sweet T’s newborn photo session. It was special, adorable, and professional but what stuck out most in my mind was Sweet T being uncooperative unless swaddled and wide awake for 90% of the session. Our photographer asked, “What sleep training methodology are you using?” After thinking sleep training methowha?? I snorted and […]

Sushi Anyone?

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Hubs would argue that the crafted version tastes better than the real deal. He’s not a huge fan of eating “bait.” No accounting for taste. *sigh* Check out this adorable pattern from Aquamarine Celestina. I didn’t do it justice with my finished product, but it’s still pretty cute. I’m hoping Sweet T will enjoy the […]

Keeping Cloth Diapering Simple

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The cloth diapering community has become a veritable subculture in recent years. There are entire websites dedicated to fluffy chat, reviews, and trading as well as a plethora of online retailers and Etsy shops carrying cloth diapers and accessories. With so many choices available, opinions shared, and an entire cloth diapering lingo to decipher (what […]

DIY Cloth Wipe Solution

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When I first started cloth diapering I used disposable wipes. This only lasted a few days before I realized this method was more trouble that it was worth since after a diaper change the wipe had to go in the garbage while the cloth diaper went in the pail. Now, I’m even more hooked on […]

The Zen of Cloth Diapering

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Frugality has a stiff competitor in most areas of my life. Laziness too often trumps attempts to penny pinch, but with our new attitude toward simplicity and self-sufficiency in place we decided to give cloth diapering a go. Prior to Sweet T’s birth I viewed our future as cloth diaperers with dread. Who can honestly […]