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October 15th, 2010 - 9:01 am § in Baby Gear, Bath Diapering and Potty

The Long Awaited gDiaper Review

It’s only taken me about seven (!) months to finally review gDiapers as promised….and I’m honestly doing so only because I said I would. To be quite honest, I was very underwhelmed by these.  So much so, I never ended up purchasing the flushable inserts – I only ever used th[...]

April 21st, 2010 - 7:34 am § in Baby Gear

To bounce or not to bounce?

Kiddo is a real party animal.  No, seriously.  I’ve heard ‘mom arms’ rock and all that, but this kid is going to have me looking like a professional tennis player in no time with the amount of time he thinks I should support him so he can bounce, bounce, bounce.  Maybe we should[...]

April 5th, 2010 - 11:00 pm § in Bath Diapering and Potty
The Amazing Cloth Diaper Debate

The Amazing Cloth Diaper Debate

It’s been quite a while since I’ve posted but it turns out having a 2 month (!) old baby is a bit more work than I anticipated.  Who knew the kiddo would actually want to *play* with me! One thing I have had plenty of time to do is change diapers.  And boy, have I […][...]

March 9th, 2010 - 8:31 am § in Baby Gear
Rechargable Batteries and Battery Chargers

Rechargable Batteries and Battery Chargers

With the addition of the battery-powered Fisher-Price Zen Infant Seat and a Safety 1st (part of the Dorel Juvenile Group) Sound View Baby Monitor (PDF) the need for rechargable batteries and a decent battery charger became very apparent.[...]

February 9th, 2010 - 7:24 pm § in Baby Gear, Bedtime
Essential Gear: The Itzbeen Baby Care Timer

Essential Gear: The Itzbeen Baby Care Timer

In the months and weeks leading up to Kiddo’s birth, they were all saying it… Enjoy your sleep now, it’ll be the first thing you lose, they failed to mention that the second thing to go would be my short term memory. Very early on, determining how long it had been between feedings,[...]

January 9th, 2010 - 11:34 pm § in Car Seats
Infant Car Seats

Infant Car Seats

After conceding the fact that it would require a sizable cash store to continue using a car service for doctors visits, “field trips” and quick rides to see the family, Mum and I decided to get a car seat. One of the first decisions we had to make was between purchasing an infant car sea[...]

September 11th, 2009 - 10:39 am § in Bath Diapering and Potty
The Great Diaper Pail Smackdown

The Great Diaper Pail Smackdown

Now is the time to start thinking about the registry and other fun, mind boggling things. For the most part, I have been able to choose simple items based on simple research – but here’s one I never even considered would be so much hassle – the diaper pail! Pops and I have decided [...]

August 7th, 2009 - 3:19 am § in Baby Gear
Exploring Crib Options

Exploring Crib Options

Everyone has an opinion as to what is needed and what isn't...but one thing cannot be denied - we will need to purchase a crib.[...]