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Rain Rain, It’s Ok to Play

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Today was a complete washout and the whole Gold Coast is getting nailed by the remnants of a cyclone… But yesterday, and any other day when the wind isn’t raging and it’s only raining, I always like to take the kids out and play in the rain! Of course, we’re lucky to live here on the Gold Coast because getting wet from rain does not usually associate itself with getting hypothermia (a genuine concern if you come from where we do in America). Read the rest of this entry

Getting Caught with Your Pants Down… In the Rain

Refuge from the rain!

Refuge from the rain!

Why does it always happen right as we’re crossing the street at the pedestrian cross walks?  All the cars are stopped and we’re walking and Margo drops her doll, or trips, or her shoe falls off, or I drop Goldie’s hat.  Talk about performance anxiety!  Well, today’s cross walk conundrum took the cake! Read the rest of this entry

Elimination Communication: Building Trust From the Start

Mega Goof Ball!

Mega Goof Ball!

We’ve found our elimination communication (EC) sweet spot in the bathroom sink.  I love taking Goldie there because we can see each other in the mirror.  At five months, Goldie has been getting pretty good at holding things until I take her. Read the rest of this entry

100% Cloth = 100% Possible: How to Have an Eco Friendly Baby Butt

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Cotton Butt

Cotton Butt

When I was pregnant with Margo, three years ago, I stumbled across this sort of disgusting ‘history of the disposable diaper‘.   The timeline talks about a study funded by Pampers, encouraging parents to delay potty training until the age of 2. Read the rest of this entry