Monthly Archives: October 2013
I previously wrote about cloth diaper trial programs, and where you can find ones that offered Thirsties products in the trial. The list hasn’t changed much, but I wanted to post this again since it is really useful information for many of you who are new to cloth diapering or need a new stash.
Cloth Diaper trials are programs that allow you to pay a deposit on a certain number of diapers and try them out for a select period of time. The deposit is almost fully refundable if you send all of the diapers back, which makes it a very affordable way to try out diapers before you buy a whole stash. (The diapers do need to be sent back clean and in good condition.) Please keep in mind that a trial is not the same as a Sample Kit or Diaper Package. Trials may also go by the … Read More
It dawned on me the other day as I was talking with my sister about nighttime cloth diapering that the tell-all problem leaks do have very easy solutions, however, it comes with trial and error. The more experience you have with something the more of an expert per se you become. I’ve cloth diapered two children and while that doesn’t make me an expert it does give me experience.
Problem #1 : The diaper is leaking up my baby’s back.
In my experience this means you need to use a larger setting/size on your baby and possibly add more absorbency. It’s amazing but with both of my kids at three months of age it was like their urine output doubled overnight! More often than not it took me about a week to figure out that the leaks I was seeing up my child’s back was because their diaper didn’t … Read More
Brennan, my almost five year old son, for whatever reason has discovered and fallen in love with Strawberry Shortcake. Watching him enjoying movies and TV shows that I loved as a child has been so much fun, however, I have a big bone to pick with all of these updated characters.
Let’s look at the Strawberry Shortcake that I knew and loved. I loved her so much that I bought my mom a Strawberry Shortcake video tape for her birthday when I was four years old. (Okay when I say, “I bought” I meant my dad bought.) Now, she’s “updated” and, well, really pretty! What about the younger looking Strawberry who was more like me as I was a child? I don’t have any qualms with bringing back classic TV characters but why do we have to update them?
Then, I found My Little Pony on our Netflix queue. … Read More