Call me crazy but I am an Aplix loving mama and sometimes I wonder if I’m the only one. I know that can’t be the case; surely one of you reading likes Aplix. My oldest, Brennan, was very easy to distract during diaper changes. When he was still in diapers snaps were still fairly new to the cloth diapering scene so my stash consisted primarily of diapers that had Aplix closures. Then my daughter Kendall came into the world and the cloth diapers that I used to make her stash were snaps. That’s when I realized that I preferred Aplix over snaps. If you prefer snaps or simply haven’t tried Aplix you may be asking yourself, “Bert, why do you like Aplix? It wears and tears with washes. Sooner or later you have to replace it and what a pain that will be!” That may be true but there are … Read More
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As promised, here’s an update of Cooper’s potty-training progress: Zero, Zip, Zilch, Nada, Nothing.
Cooper turns two on February 23rd. He’s an outgoing little man with dirty blond hair, big blue eyes and dimple. He loves balls, trains, cars, his Bear and his pacifier. And he hates the potty. I mean, he really seems to dislike it, and for the life of me, I can’t figure out why. I can understand why the big toilet, with the high seat and loud flushing noises might intimidate a little kid…but I’m not sure why he’s so hesitant to even sit on the training potty. I can count on one hand the times I’ve gotten him on it and most of those times have required bribery: a chocolate chip or a TV show. Even then, he sits long enough to get his chip and is up and running. I wonder if the plastic … Read More
You will want to make sure that your diapers are fitting well to ensure baby’s comfort and to avoid leaking. Below are some tips to help ensure a good fit.
Don’t try to size up to soon, or extend the diaper’s use beyond its capability. Using a diaper that is to big will cause sagging and gapping. Using a diaper that is to small will not offer enough absorbency, and will most likely be too tight.
Try before you buy. One kind of diaper will not work for all babies, as all body types are different. Also, a baby may fit differently in say a pocket diaper compared to an AIO diaper. You can use a trial program for trying different types of diapers. Also, whether the diapers are sized, one sized, or duo sized makes a difference in the fit.
Snug as a bug in a rug. Make sure … Read More
Thirsties is just about to release its new branding video and we would love to involve you and your baby! Submit a photo of your cutie (or you and your baby) in a Thirsties product! We can’t wait to see all the adorable photos! Limit 1 photo entry per family. ACT QUICKLY- the contest ends October 30th.