Tattoos are fantastic. They’re a beautiful and unique way to express yourself or commemorate a special person or event. Loved ones use ink as artistic therapy, as a timeless reward, and as a way to stand out from the crowd. I got a tattoo when I turned 18 but now I’m a mom, and I’m ready to get some skin art to honor my son. But wait a minute: how do you go about that?! Here’s a real simple guide to getting tattoos… when you have kids. Continue reading
If you’re doing disposables, this is a great entry-level article for you, with a list of products we actually used as well as techniques. If you’re doing cloth (or just considering it), you can read that article her which I wrote recently. This article was written in 2013 and has been updated. If you’re thinking about cloth diapering (which we love), I have a Cloth Diapering 101 article you must read!
Before I was a mother, I had never changed a diaper. Seriously. And luckily, my infant care class taught me how to change diapers on a plastic baby doll. But when you have a squirming, screaming baby at 2am, threatening to shower you with everything they’ve got left, classes and baby dolls aren’t a whole lot of help. Welcome to trial and error… at its finest. (Or messiest, whatever).
Here are my recommendations for products and processes to keep you and Baby clean and happy.