From the monthly archives:

February 2011

I like to think I’m a pretty intelligent lady. And I know I’m cautious. Especially when it comes to my 3-month-old bundle of adorable, Mr. Judah Michael. I read manuals. I always follow instructions. I take the rules very. seriously. So when I installed Judah’s car seat back in November, and I couldn’t find a […]

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Cloth diapers 101: Caring for cloth diapers

by Karen on February 17, 2011

Yesterday I shared some tips on what kind of cloth diapers I recommend and what to buy. Today I’m going to cover the proper care and maintenance of cloth diapers. You can use diaper rash creams. Even though you read everywhere that diaper rash creams are a big no-no when it comes to cloth diapering, […]

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Cloth Diapers 101: Getting started

by Karen on February 16, 2011

Before I was even pregnant, I made the decision that I was going to try cloth diapering. I was committed to the idea, but totally overwhelmed. With so many options, laundering methods, and rules, it seems so complicated. The good news? It’s really NOT as complicated as the Internet makes it seem. Which is actually […]

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This day.

by Karen on February 15, 2011

Spend afternoon in a wretched mood due to sleepless night and crabby baby on nap strike. Inform husband that 15-minute break is necessary to maintain sanity. Escape house. Drive across town to Starbucks, because the only thing that can potentially turn this sour mood around is a decaf soy mocha. Play Dire Straits as loud […]

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Resources for a dairy-free lifestyle

by Karen on February 11, 2011

It’s so overwhelming to consider cutting an entire food group out of my diet. I was already struggling to meet my daily calcium requirements, especially as a nursing mother. This is just going to make things that much harder. Not to mention, I love cheese, you guys. Like seriously love cheese.  This dairy-free thing is […]

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Buyer beware if it’s too good to be true

by Karen on February 4, 2011

So you know those Kindle gadgets? Tony’s been talking about getting one for a while. He’s an English professor, so he’s usually got a stack of about 10 books on his bedside table that he’s actively reading. Many of the books he reads are classics that have now entered public domain, which means they’re available […]

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