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It’s August! Can it be, can it be? The #ThirstiesRealLife Photo Contest got shuffled to the back burner with all the excitement of last week’s release of “Melon Party” and “Cactus Garden.”  By the way, have you seen these fresh and fabulous watercolor prints!

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Back to the photo contest… Here are the #ThirstiesRealLife July 2016 finalists. Tangled-up cousins, getting adorably stuck, the innocent joy of playing with ribbons, the powers of mommy milk, and the beautiful simplicity of napping on mum, this is truly a heart-warning bunch!

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We at Thirsties are honored to be a part of your #ThirestiesBaby’s first years and cherish all of our fan pics. This month’s winning photo is from @naturallymindedhalfthetime

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Thank you for capturing and sharing your #ThirstiesRealLife. Happy cloth diapering!


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Our 4-year-old son is finally starting preschool this fall. I say “finally” because a lot of people have chimed in that their little ones were in “school” by two or three. We’ve been lucky to have our little man stay with his grandma everyday but it’s time to give him some fun opportunities – and a chance to make friends who aren’t grown-ups!

Regardless of your circumstances, though, by the time your child is ready for school, you’ve learned that any transition boils down to a BIG DEAL for your little one. Potty training, scary big kid beds, new siblings – it all brings some big emotions for a child to deal with.

So, today I’m sharing some of the tips I’ve stumbled upon as both a parent researching ways to handle things and as an educator who has seen the best and worst “first day of school” experiences.

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Thirsties Booty Luster and Organic Cloth Wipes

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Depending on what part of the country you may call home, the end of summer is very near or well underway. No matter which way you shake it, we’re over the halfway hurdle.

Raise your hand if you’re as bummed as I am about that fact.

Well, just to lift up our spirits, I thought I’d share a handful of ideas to help make the most of what’s left of it. Sometimes by this point there’s a bit of a drain and it’s tough to figure out how to use everyone’s free time best. Feel free to pick one or several; the ultimate goal is for low-stress fun!

Go on a local day trip! Who says all vacations need to be weeklong treks? Pretend you’re a tourist and research your area as if it’s the first time you’ve heard of the place. You may be surprised at what you find!… Read More