• Diapering for Walnuts Archive

    Happy 1st Birthday, Prince George. Watching this royal cutie change and grow over the last 12 months has been a treat for all of here in the States. I personally love to see what he’s wearing, given how stylish and well put-together his beautiful mum is. But I can’t help but wonder: Once little George is back at home in the nursery and out of the public eye, just how dashing are his onesies? Most moms know how many of these babies go through in one day alone. Stocking up on this baby essential is not only necessary, but it’s pretty much a no-brainer. Of course, like any parent knows, it never hurts to have a sense of humor, and that means having fun with [&hellip

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    Juggling two kids’ schedules competes for my attention every day. As a mom who’s been working from home for the past decade, I’ve become a master at time management and, on most days, feel like I have a pretty good handle on things. Even though my girls’ lives are undeniably busier than mine was at their ages, their schedules are predictable for the most part. But for moms of little ones, trying to get a baby to nap on queue, or take a bottle when they’re good and ready, is easier said than done. Aiming to make new parents’ a little less overwhelming comes Baby Bundle, a brand-new mobile app designed to simplify your baby’s everyday routine at the swipe of a finger. Monitoring Tools [&hellip

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    Anyone with a new baby knows all too well how many diaper changes they go through in one day. And when you’re in a frazzled, sleep-deprived state of mind, trying to close up a squirming baby’s pajamas at 3 a.m. can be a little daunting. Ollie and Bess two snap crawlers aims to simplify the diaper changing experience. These sleepers are designed with just two snaps–strategically placed in the back–so your little one is ready to go…hopefully, back to sleep. Your first thought might be like ours: only two snaps must mean gaping holes. And yet, that’s not the case; these crawlers provide ample coverage without a tight-fitting feel. Made from 100-percent pima cotton, these one-piece outfits are soft and snuggly, and come in a [&hellip

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    Diaper duty doesn’t have to be a drag…unless, of course, you happen to be Top Fuel driver Morgan Lucas. This fuel drag racer and father-to-be is reportedly a big fan of the Baby Sherpa Real Tree Camo Diaper Backpack, which is being praised not only for its sporty style, but its features and functionality that let you get your hands on what you need, when you need it. And anyone who’s a new parent can attest to the importance of that! But you don’t have to be a drag racer to appreciate the Real Tree Camo Diaper Backpack‘s universal appeal. Because this backpack goes beyond basic diaper bag fare, you’ll be able to take advantage of its many extras. We love the built-in, soft-sided cooler [&hellip

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    How do you know you’ve just entered the home where a baby lives? The unmistakable smell of dirty diapers. That truly never occurred to me until the day my kids were fully potty-trained, and that all-too-familiar scent had finally left the air. Even the finest air fresheners could never rid that lingering odor, and diaper pails that claimed to trap that poop smell did a semi-decent job…until it was time to empty them. Well, we may have found a diaper disposal system that makes good on its word. tommee tippee 360 o sealer takes the stop, drop and close drill one step further; after you deposit the dirty diaper in the top, simply turn the dial to seal the deal, so to speak. (If your [&hellip

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    When my younger daughter was in diapers, my legs got quite a workout. I was forever forgetting to bring an extra pack of diapers downstairs, and so made many a mad dash up to her room to grab a fresh diaper, wipes and other necessities. When I finally got my act together, I put together a small wicker basket filled with supplies. As tasteful as it was, this basket wasn’t entirely practical. I sometimes tripped over it when it was in the middle of the floor, and it never looked right in the middle of the dining room table. Now, if the Windel had been around when I was a new mom, my home might have looked a lot less cluttered, and I might not [&hellip

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    Well, the Royal Baby is finally out of the hospital and settled in his new home. Even though we still don’t have any official word of his given name, that doesn’t mean the business of taking care of baby is put on hold–and that includes diaper changing. Like any new father, handling his first diaper change is a rite of passage, and according to Kate, Prince William has successfully completed his initiation into Nappyville. While we imagine this task will soon be relegated to the royal staff (if it hasn’t already), might we suggest a calming accompaniment to this regular routine? The Organic Pharmacy’s Nappy Balm is a princely panacea to the universal diaper rash. Made with soothing ingredients like lavender and evening primrose, this [&hellip

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    When I was pregnant with my first daughter, I knew I wanted an old-fashioned pram in which to parade my new little love around town. By the time my second daughter arrived on the scene, I had grown weary of the neutral-colored baby gear I had acquired along the way. Sure, a cream-colored bouncy seat may have fit into my traditional home decor, while a steel grey car seat meshed well with my car’s interior. But at the end of the day, I found everything to be a bit…oh, how can I put it? Bor-ing. If someone had told me that those first few months of life with a newborn would be filled with lots of cat-napping, diaper changes, rattle shaking, sleeping, bathing, feeding–did we [&hellip

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    I admit that I’m not much of a  personal shopper, but when it comes to kids’ clothes, I can’t resist. This time of year, our mailbox has been stuffed with catalogs ranging from Growing Up Garnet Hill , to crewcuts. I love every minute of paging through the glossy spreads and perusing the frilly frocks, sweet sundresses and tons of stylish warm weather items. Maybe all these clothes remind me of my own teen years, as I lay sprawled across my canopy bed with magazines like Sassy, Seventeen and YM checking out all the back-to-school possibilities. Or maybe it’s because checking out kid stuff is so much more satisfying than all those women’s swimsuit catalogs that quickly find their way into the recycling bin (thanks, [&hellip

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    Eight-plus years into the parenting game, and I still feel like I don’t know what I’m doing. Whenever I think I’ve finally figured things out with my 8- and 4-year-old, WHAM!–they go and pull a fast one on me. The younger one lovvvves Double Noodle soup? I stock up at the store…only to have her tell me she “no longer likes the noodles ’cause they’re too long.” The older one showing signs of being more independent? Suddenly she can’t go 15 minutes by herself without wandering into the kitchen to “find out what you’re doing.” (Laundry, kid. It’s just not that exciting.) I know I should feel like a pro after this many years on the job, but I continue to live and learn…and take [&hellip

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