I don’t know about you, but the longer I’m in the cloth diapering world, the more I forget how completely overwhelming it can be when you are first trying to learn everything about this new adventure. I can’t believe it’s been THREE years since we’ve shared a blog post about one of the most difficult obstacles to overcome when researching cloth diapers – the lingo! Sure, it may just look like someone is typing what happened when their toddler spilled the alphabet blocks, but it actually does mean something. With online forums, blogs and all sorts of mobile devices it’s
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I’ll be the first to admit, I love to swaddle a newborn. Swaddling is a technique where you wrap a baby tightly in a large blanket to secure their arms and legs. It can help soothe the baby, as many believe it reminds infants of the womb. I didn’t do it very often with my oldest son, but with my other children, I swaddled them for as long as I possibly could. I know not every child likes to be swaddled, but mine did. It was a lifesaver for our whole family. It helped our babes fall asleep and stay
This morning, I delivered some amazing brownies to my children’s school. Today is the monthly teacher appreciation lunch and it is third grade’s turn to host. My son’s class was responsible for dessert. The moment I read the e-mail request for food, I knew exactly how I had to express my extreme gratitude to these teachers who bless me with six hours of quiet each day. These amazing brownies are, in my opinion, the ultimate love language. What does this have to do with Cotton Babies? Let me tell you… At Cotton Babies, we LOVE to celebrate birthdays.
We have posted an album on the bumGenius Facebook page of the prints we are considering for the next round of the bumGenius Artist Series. These are all prints designed by artists, created independently and submitted to our Marketing department. To help us better understand what our fans think, we’ve created a Question on our Wall so you can tell us! After answering that question, please click the “like” icon under the diapers that you would buy for sure! Thanks for your help!
“Natural parenting company seeks on-going relationship with skilled writers with experience in parenthood, sleep deprivation, dealing with toddler tantrums and the joys of potty training. Cotton Babies appreciates fresh content, great grammar and punctuation, deadlines, a humorous and authentic approach to life with a young child, long walks on the beach and great caffeinated beverages. If this is you, please read more below…” Seriously though, we are looking for a few new writers or bloggers to join our team. We would like to have some fresh voices for some of our regular features like Real Mom Talk, Cloth 101/201 and
In the last six weeks, I’ve had about 10 women share with me that they are expecting a new member of their family. It’s always fun and amazing to see how a family’s personality shows with how they choose to announce a pregnancy. With modern technology and social media, there are even more ways to express your joy about your new arrival. For today’s real mom talk, it’s your turn to share your story. How did you tell your family and friends about your pregnancy? Did you shout to the world all at the same time or tell a few
Happy Tuesday Cotton Babies fans! While you are waiting for the mail carrier to deliver your packages from last week’s sales, we thought we’d spread a little holiday cheer with some random giveaways. We have a variety of prizes we’re giving away today, including our Cotton Babies 2011 calendar: Random winners will be selected from comments on this blog post, tweets on Twitter using the #cottonbabies hashtag, or comments on our Facebook page. Eligible entries must be posted today, November 30, 2010. U.S. Residents only. Void where prohibited by law. No purchase necessary to win. Winners will be announced throughout
Congratulations to our final winner of the day, Jamie Pendergast Brock. She won a bumGenius 4.0 cloth diaper and all five of our bumGenius Baby Legs. Her favorite baby shower gift is: “I found a lady on etsy who makes the most beautiful personalized blankies! Sooo soft and cuddly” That’s our final question for today. Be sure to check our Facebook page, Twitter and here on the blog tomorrow for more Free Cloth Diaper Week fun.
Congratulations, Kelly Sherretz, you won a free Econobum trial pack and wet bag! She posted her answer on our Facebook wall: “Clothes line, reusable bags, and clean with vinegar” Oh baby, we have more free cloth diapers to give out! What is your favorite gift to give at a baby shower? The random winner from all Facebook, Twitter and blog responses will receive a bumGenius 4.0 cloth diaper and one each of our five bumGenius Baby Legs: Dorothy, William, Henry, Olivia, and Rory.
Samantha Stine Foltz was our random winner of 2 free bumGenius AIO cloth diapers! Congratulations! Her dream job is: “My dream job would be to become an event coordinator especially for people with a small budget. I love coming up with creative ways to decorate for less!” For the chance to win an Econobum Trial Pack and wet bag, answer the following: Other than cloth diapers, what additional green, sustainable, eco-friendly products do you use in your home? As always, we’ll choose a random winner from all Facebook, Twitter and blog responses in an hour.