• Safe Sleep

    Safe Sleep

    Safe sleep is a top concern for new parents! Following the below can help reduce the risk of SIDS and Suffocation. All recommendations come from the AAP (American Academy of Pediatrics) I know it was a top concern for me, but if you follow the AAP recommendations it should help ease your mind. **This post contains affiliate links that help me run my blog, if you deiced to buy something you will not be charged extra** **Please read  the disclaimer** The ABCs of safe sleep A. Alone. This means no pillows, bumpers, stuff animals, or blankets. Use a sleep sack instead of a blanket. I personally recommend Halo sleep sacks.…

  • Cloth Diapering 101

    How to Wash Cloth Diapers

    Read the disclaimer. This post contains affiliate links that help me run my blog. It does not cost you anything extra! Oh boy, this dreaded topic! People are always asking me how I wash my cloth diapers? With so many different answers out there it must be overwhelming. In this post I will break down how I wash my cloth diapers. Update: I have been using this same method for over a year with no problems! Let me start off with saying you really don’t need the specialized cloth diaper detergents. You must be thinking I am nuts. No really, you don’t need it (if you are using it with…

  • Cloth Diapering 101

    What You Need for Cloth Diapering

    Read the disclaimer. This post contains affiliate links that help me run my blog. It does not cost you anything extra! How many diapers will I need? Needs honestly vary, but you need about 24 diapers minimum. I own 36 pocket diapers (various brands) and a few fitteds. I find that having 24+ allows you to rotate through them. More rotation, the less wear and tear they get. Now 24+ diapers means something different to a prefold or flat mama. This means 2-4 dozen  prefolds (or flats) in various sizes (again needs differ, .i.e. how often will you be doing laundry).  You’ll need about 8-10 OS covers, or 8-10 covers…

  • Cloth Diapering 101

    What Types of Cloth Diapers Are There?

    Read the disclaimer. This post contains affiliate links that help me run my blog. It does not cost you anything extra! So you want to cloth diaper? I bet your first thought was, “Holy crap where do I start?” There is so much out there with cloth diapering that it is a bit overwhelming. I don’t know how many times I searched “differences between this and that diaper”. Well, I am going to go over every single type of cloth diaper. First Let’s Go Over Some Lingo PUL – It is a type of  of laminated fabric. PUL stands for Polyurethane Laminate. It is the water proof fabric part of…