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What I Wish I Had Known About Cloth Diapers

What I wish I had known about cloth diapering, my experience, what worked, and what didn’t.

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Simplify Baby Gear: The Shopping Guide

If you don’t desire a house full of baby things, how to decide the “must haves” and what will make life easier.

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Should You Keep the Baby Stuff You Might Want Later?

Discussion: What are your thoughts on keeping baby stuff that you feel you might use again (for the next baby, if there is one)?

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Baby Shower Idea: Books Instead of Cards

An idea to start the children’s book collection at the baby shower.

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Tips to Travel Overseas With Babies and Kids

Tips for packing, what to bring, and managing the flight when you travel overseas with babies and small kids.

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Wool Baby Pants from a Felted Sweater

After I shrunk my husband’s favorite sweater, I tried not to be too excited that I could make baby pants! Here’s a quick how-to.

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What to Expect When You’re Expecting and You Still Live in an Apartment

“What’s it like living in an apartment with a baby?” is a question I am often asked. Here’s the real story.

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Never Clean a Sippy Cup Again

Did you know sippy cups are optional? Teach your baby to drink from a cup.

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The Essential Baby Item You Don’t See on “The Lists”

I have a baby item that I consider essential, but you never see it on those “Top 10 Must-Have Baby Gear” lists.

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Refining Moments

On Monday I fell while holding the baby. It was one of those things I had wondered about earlier, especially when going up or down stairs. If it happened, would I be able to fall backward?

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Tom’s Four Generations Baby Quilt

Tom’s baby quilt, made from the fabric of clothes from the three older generations of men in our family.

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Getting Through It

Sometimes the best of circumstances still have bittersweet struggles.