Cloth Diapering: the first 6 months

(aka My Love Affair with Cloth Diapers)

Cloth diapers make me SO happy.


Sometimes, I think Erik gets jealous of all the attention I pay our cloth diapers, but he is mostly on board with the enthusiasm. He holds the illustrious honor of having dressed Beatrice in her very first cloth diaper of all time when she was two days old. Continue reading!

Baby food! and Baby-led weaning

Erik and I love to eat, obviously. Our goal is to grow a baby who loves to eat, too.


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Nursery: the prelude

When we came across this apartment two years ago, one of the major selling points was this secret turquoise “room” at the end of the hall.


At first, I could not see past the beige wall-to-wall carpeting. The craigslist posting had highlighted hardwood floors, a bay window, two bedrooms, and an amazing price … but I mentally checked out as soon as I noticed that carpet peeking out over the top step before we walked in. Continue reading!