Cool summer baby carriers

As summer temperatures have been flirting with 100 degrees the past week, I’ve been thinking about the best baby carrier for hot summer weather. Of course you are going to keep babywearing, but the hotter it gets, the more important it is to keep both you and your baby as cool as possible. The best … Read more

5 Ways to Soften Cloth Diapers Dried on the Line

When you air dry or sun-bleach your cloth diapers, you may notice that the diapers are a little more stiff. Adding sun-drying to your cloth diaper washing routine is a great way to lower your overall impact and use the energy just waiting for you (the sun), and you don’t have to sacrifice your baby’s comfort … Read more

Children’s Travel Activities for Car Trips

When my family of four travels, we make sure we are prepared with plenty of children’s activities. Variety is the key. A few general rules will give you a start in the right direction, then consider what entertainments your children most enjoy. General rules for Children’s Travel Games Make the toys age appropriate. No small … Read more

Special Needs Babywearing

When you have a baby with special needs, the general advantages of babywearing – issues of development and comfort – are especially important to you. Premature Babies Physical Development. Touch, skin-to-skin contact, helps all newborn babies make the transition to life outside the womb. This is especially important for preterm (premature) babies. According to Dr. William Sears, touch … Read more

Detergent Residue on Cloth Diapers

Detergent residue is a film that can be left on your cloth diapers and on everything you wash. You probably don’t notice it, unless your cloth diapers start leaking or smelling. Usually, there is nothing wrong with the diapers. The solution is usually in changing your washing routine. Residues can also be caused by minerals … Read more