Cloth Diaper Cost…is it worth it?

Each day of Real Diaper Week will focus on a different way to advocate for or educate about cloth diapers.  On Wednesday, 4/18, we’ll focus on the savings that families can achieve by choosing reusable cloth diapers, making them a great choice for low-income

Is my baby getting enough milk?

Let’s face it: our society loves to measure things!  Our breasts don’t have little lines on the side marking the number of ounces they contain so sometimes knowing whether your baby is getting enough milk can seem like guesswork.  Fortunately there are some tried

Chocolate Orange Biscotti

This recipe features the irresistible combination of orange, chocolate, and pecans. Make this sweet snack for your next coffee break bite. 2 cups all-purpose flour, spooned in and leveled 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, slightly firm

The Craze for Endless Praise

By Jane LebakIssue 127, November/December 2004 Yesterday, my son brought home a Tooth Award. “What did your tooth do?” I said. Excellent chewing? I thought. Zero cavities? “It fell out,” said my son. “Don’t you remember?” The tooth had fallen out on Saturday. I’m

More Ways to Use Breastmilk

By Liz Laing Issue 133, November/December 2005 Acne Treatment and Facial Cleanser Wash face with a mild soap, rinse, and gently pat a breastmilk-saturated ball of cotton (not a synthetic material) over the entire face. This process is great for removing eye makeup as

Michel Odent Conference in Hawaii

If you saw The Business of Being Born, you will well remember the charming French physician, Michel Odent, who spoke eloquently of the connection between our capacity to love and our earliest imprinting. Odent originally became known for his pioneering work at the Pithiviers

How to Cloth Diaper

Cloth diapering is as easy as can be!  If you attend a Great Cloth Diaper Change event on April 21, you will have lots of experienced parents available to help you out.  In the meantime, here are some easy steps to follow for you