Newborn Diaper Liners, Make your own… A to Z Challenge

Newborn Diaper Liners – How to make your own

Most of my diapers are one sized pocket diapers with snaps. I love them however they don’t really fit until about 9lbs. This would make starting cloth from the start quite difficult. I needed something else for the first few weeks.  Luckily I have a pile of prefolds and newborn size covers I had purchased when I first started using cloth diapers with my son.  However I could never quite get the prefolds to fit in the shells and moved onto pocket diapers as my son grew so fast. This time I was going to make them work, I just had to figure out how.

Make your own Newborn Diaper Liners, Easy to follow sewing pattern

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Making the most of your paycheck… A to Z Challenge

This post has been posted during the Blogging from A to Z April Challenge.  It’s letter…..

Of course M has to stand for money! It is after all a big part of my blog. Mainly how to live within the money you already earn. I am going to take this chance to talk about that money. Are you getting the most from your paycheck? Did you know most companies offer more than just your hourly wage? Perhaps your hourly wage is lower due to the added perks your employer offers? I will cover the 4 extras that are usually forgotten about. Continue reading

Learning To Cue Your Baby For Elimination Communication… A to Z Challenge

As promised here is the post on starting EC aka Elimination Communication. If you missed my first posts you can find out how I discovered EC and what exactly EC is from these links. This post will cover starting EC and learning your baby’s cues/ teaching them the cue you want.

Every baby gives cues when they need to go potty. Similar to the way they tell you they are hungry. Ever wonder why a newborn will pee as soon as you take off their diaper? They don’t want to use it, they were fusing to tell you they had to go pee.

So fussing is one sign but usually that doesn’t show up until they are use to peeing outside of a diaper. The easiest way to learn your baby’s cues is to let them have diaper free time. This can be a short as leaving them naked after a diaper change, or as long as a few hours on the playmat or in your lap.  (As I write this my little girl is napping in her “chair” without a diaper on!) Continue reading

Juggling Debt… A to Z Challenge

Are you tired of living paycheck to paycheck. You don’t think you are spending that much but you never seem to have enough to pay the bills? You want to save but there never seems to be anything leftover. Than it’s time for a change! And earning more money isn’t the answer. You need to take a good look at where your money is going and for most people the answer is your debt!debt Continue reading