Monthly Archives: November 2015

8 Month Update

The last month has been a whirlwind of firsts. I feel like Jude is entering a new stage of babyhood. No more is he a “baby” but rather he’s a “pre-toddler” as we call him. He is still butt scooting … Continue reading

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8 Months Mini Update

We did the weight 3 times so we think he’s only gained ounces this month. 

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How I learned to tie my mei tai

I’m a fan of mei tais. They are versatile for different ages of baby, easily adjust to fit the wearer and are very comfortable.  They also are available at many budgets. My infantino was a gift from a friend but … Continue reading

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Cloth Diaper Cost Analysis

Cost effectiveness is only one reason why we chose cloth diapers.  It was a big factor though because I just could not accept spending money on something that’s pooped on then thrown away. I felt like it was basically throwing … Continue reading

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Food and cups

So lately, Jude will not eat solids from me. He takes them from the sitter but looks at me like I’m crazy. He does however want the spoon so he can feed himself,  I am thrilled to let him attempt … Continue reading

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WIC Budget Meal # 1 – Fried Rice

I’ve always tried to be pretty creative and frugal with meals. While I have yet to successfully meal plan in advance (it’s on my to do list), I do have some go to meals that I try to have on … Continue reading

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Stretchy wraps and what I learned

If you poll the babywearing community about best options for newborns and tiny babes you will get wraps (woven and stretchy) and ring slings as the top suggestions.  These are snug, perfectly fitting, secure and mimic the womb. Well when … Continue reading

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