Pack your bag for the hospital at least one month before your due date. You never know when your little one will decide to come into the world! Here's a checklist of everything you will need during labor, delivery and postpartum.
Your birth plan.
Insurance card and any hospital paperwork.
Government issued ID.
Eyeglasses if needed. If you wear contacts, you’ll probably want to switch to your glasses sometime. during your stay at the hospital.
Headband, hair ties or barrettes.
If you are just starting to use cloth diapers, here is a checklist of everything you'll need to get started.
18-24 cloth diapers
Cloth diaper pail or medium flip top trash can
Fragrance disks or odor eliminators for the diaper pail
2 cloth diaper pail liners (one to wash, one to use)
1 wet bag for on-the-go dirty diapers
Disposable or cloth wipes
Toilet spray (if not using a diaper liner)
Flushable diaper liners (if not using a toilet spray)
Hand sanitizer (in a pump bottle for your...
I must have been crazy for taking my 4 month old daughter to Disney World at the end of May. However, we survived! Here are some tips on how to "do" Disney with an infant if you must visit the "happiest place on earth".
Make use of the Baby Care Centers located in each of the Disney parks. These centers are a great place to change your baby, nurse or feed, and get away from the crowds and heat. These centers have private nursing rooms with rockers and dim lighting, highchairs, microwaves, warm...
Cloth diapering scares many parents because it seems like a lot of work and most parents think of the old "fold and pin" diapers which leak. Now cloth diapering can be just as easy as using a disposable diaper. Well, there is that little thing called laundry, however, many cloth diapering moms I've talked to really do not mind the extra load of laundry. And that's coming from moms who really hate doing laundry. (I'm one of them!)
Let me break it down for you, step-by-step, and you'll see just...
I hate the look of diaper bags. They're all very "baby-ish" which I suppose is appropriate. However, I love my handbags, totes and purses because they're stylish. I purchased one traditional diaper bag and I think I've used it a total of one time. After that, I decided I needed to create my own diaper bag. Here's how you can create your own diaper bag as well.
Items you will need:
One large tote or messenger bag
One diaper wallet
A travel wet wipes case
3 disposable diapers or cloth...
There is a traveling event for babies called "Baby Loves Disco". Basically this event turns a nightclub into a kid/baby friendly venue for babies to get down and party.
My husband and I went to the event in Orlando and were really disappointed. Here's why:
The event cost us $12 for each "walker".
For the amount the event cost, there was not enough to do or see. There was the open dance floor which was great for kids to dance, one tiny corner where The Little Gym had set up one exercise,...