Everyday we get the AAP SmartBrief in our e-mail box because my husband is a member of the AAP. Some of the articles are interesting,
So you’ve decided to become a Fabulous Frugal Super Woman. You’re excited, ready to start and…..now what? You’re probably feeling a bit overwhelmed right now; how does one start living a frugal lifestyle? The easiest way is to pick one
Cloth diapering a newborn baby can be challenging. There are many different factors to consider when cloth diapering a newborn and most mamas are a bit stumped as to what to choose.
The definition of ‘parenting’ according to Merriam-Webster:
1: the raising of a child by its parents
2: the act or process of becoming a parent
3: the taking care of someone in the manner of a parent
This definition is intriguing to me although I cannot really figure out why.
In 2001, I became a statistic. I suppose I had always been a statistic in one way or another, but that year I became a significant one: I gave birth to my first child, a son we named Dominic. The notable, statistical part of that event is that I was 16 years old when I became pregnant with him, and just 2 weeks short of 17 when I gave birth to him.
My husband and I started talking about looking into cloth diapers after the birth of our second child. At that time our oldest was only fifteen months and we knew that the diaper bill was going to be getting very large. Over the next six months we did some reading, looked at a few
Even though Spring is on the way (we hope!), parts of the country are still going through a deep freeze. As the fourth month of cold weather heating bills are arriving (and may have some of us breaking out into a cold sweat) there are ways to conserve energy and save money until Spring finally arrives! Here are some simple tips:
In the animal kingdom, mothers know the cries of their own offspring and can pick them out of a crowd. Being that humans are a part of the animal kingdom, the same holds true for us.
“Cloth diapers are hard to take care of and take too much time to wash.”
“They are messy and they leak. How do you travel with them?”
“Do you really put them in your washing machine? Is that sanitary?”
These are some things your probably think of and ask yourself when you think of using a cloth diaper.
This is the most common question I get asked when someone learns that my son has autism. “How did you know?” The pat answer is that he was presented with a severe language delay at 18 months. But, like all issues with children, the real answer isn’t as easy as that.