Baby Essentials List

The Essentials: 1. Crib or Pack ‘n’ Play. Extra credit: get both, especially if you have friends/family with littles who will visit. We used our Graco pack ‘n’ play downstairs for dinnertime/playtime for a while, as a safe place to put baby. Once he could stand up on his own, he kind of hated it. […]

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Updated Posts

Just a quick note to say that I’ve recently updated some of the old posts with new info: Pampers Sensitive wipes have been replaced in our household with Amazon Elements, Kirkland Signature and Huggies Naturals. (Whatever is on sale.) Pampers brand is just too expensive to buy, in my experience. If I’m traveling, I might […]

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Baby Diaper Brands Part Two

UPDATE 2017: If you are new on the scene for diapering toddlers (perhaps after a long break between kids) re-think everything you thought you knew about diaper brands. Pampers USED to be my favorite brand but now Huggies have victoriously defeated them in a swift move called “double grip strips.” These purple super-velcro make it […]

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Amazon Mom Trial Review

I recently tried the three month trial of Amazon Mom. Here are my musings: You should definitely use the three-month trial and after it’s over, get dad to sign up with his account. This allows you six months of free trial (one trial per account) to see if you really like the program. I recommend […]

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How I Pack My Diaper Bag

You will need: a diaper bag (bag shown is Petunia Picklebottom Boxy Backpack) nursing cover (Bebe au Lait) swaddle blanket (aden + anais – love how thin it is!) burp cloth (homemade) wet bag (Itzy Ritzy) a change of clothes hand sanitizer and facial tissues nursing pads (Lansinoh disposable) wipes and diapers mom stuff: snack, […]

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