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Lessons in Cloth Diapering

(Archived from Nov. 21, 2011)

When we told friends and family not to buy us disposable diapers – that we would be cloth diapering – the response was usually the same. 932 more words

Family Life & Parenting

Reminding Yourself That You ARE a Good and Capable Parent

I’ve had a terrible week. Little Cat (3) has been very hard work indeed, angry, blaming, purposefully contrary and just not very pleasant to be around at all. 493 more words


Today was a first (of many).

It’s been a while since my last post. I need to make a commitment and make this more of a priority. This is a nice release for me, even if no one reads it. 265 more words


Five and a Half

Our Lilia turned five and a half last week. We made a half cake, as is our custom. It was a grain-free cake with coconut cream and strawberries. 862 more words



As a Single Mom, I record Mina’s life in pictures and videos. When I look back through the years of pictures, I notice that there are few candid pictures which include me. 33 more words

Natural Parenting

How Can I Get My Child To Stop Spitting?

We are all human and we all have our triggers that frustrate and annoy us. For many parents, this includes the habit of spitting. We find it unacceptable and want to put an immediate stop to it. 380 more words


Baby Wearing [with words from a guest!]

In honor of International Baby Wearing Week, I’ve decided to make this first post about just that!

This is a bit of a stretching thing to start with, since it’s a WIDE subject, and I’m not so terribly experienced in it myself! 3,607 more words