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394 family fun article submissions by the Mothering community.

Some of the softest prefolds IMAGINABLE; giveaway...

We were just plotzing over prefolds at Mothering HQ. I received a 4-pack of organic cotton “Giggle Better Basics” prefolds–an Under the Nile exclusive. Dooood. I used to cloth-diaper my boy (and now he’s almost 6) and the prefolds were…fine..you know…the broken-in white t-shirts of my diaper selection. They were great everyday staples. And I also had other favorites that had the cutest print, or the sweetest design, or were incredibly reliable. But these prefolds are like the ultra-high-thread count Egyptian cotton sheets one would encounter in a super-fancy... read more

Spring Chocolate Giveaway from SJAAK'S.

I am sitting here, in total bliss, as I have just sampled organic Sjaak’s chocolate. People. I ate a dark-chocolate lavender truffle in the shape of a heart, wrapped in purple shiny foil. And I really can’t spell. You wouldn’t believe how much I’ve had to fix errors. My brain does not want to bother itself with SPELLING right now. Someone should run tests on how chocolate interferes with other comparatively dreary brain functions. I am giving away a Sjaak’s Vegan, Organic “Limited Edition Bunny Truffle Gift Box.” Nine chocolates. One each of the following:... read more

New Book Giveaway: Lisa Kogan's Someone Will Be With You Shortly

Lisa Kogan is probably most well-known for writing a monthly column on her “perfectly imperfect life” (single motherhood, writing, friendships and family) for O Magazine. I have her new book in front of me, a copy provided by Harper Collins as a reader giveaway. So, leave a comment telling us who your favorite mama author is and why, and I will enter your name in a drawing and pick the lucky winner on Monday, March 22. Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed ... read more

And the lucky winner of the Sjaaks chocolate drawing is:

Mallory! I’ll be emailing you, Miss Winner. Thank you to every single person who shared a few of their favorite springtime things. Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed This entry was posted on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010 at 7:41 am and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any... read more

"It's Complicated" DVD Giveaway!

Tell me your favorite Meryl Streep movie…the first three respondents will get a free “It’s Complicated DVD. On Blu Ray Hi Def and DVD April 27… Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed This entry was posted on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010 at 3:58 pm and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and pings are currently closed.     read more

Cloth Diaper Giveaway #1: GroBaby COMPLETED : )

Hey Y’all… The winners have been determined for this contest. Please check out my current Kushies giveaway (the most recent A la Mama blog post). Thank you so much for your enthusiastic participation! : ) In celebration of our May/June 2010 issue, which focuses on cloth diapering, I am going to be giving away a series of fabulous cloth diapers over the next two months. GroBaby, Kushies, Booroi, SmartiPants, Soft Bums, and FuzziBuns, for starters. Please subscribe to A La Mama to get up-to-the minute updates on when these goodies drop! So here’s... read more

And the GroBaby Winners Are...

Kristin Johnson: the striped dipe AnnD: the flowered dipe Congratulations, Kristin and Ann, and thanks to all of you who left those terrific comments about your favorite cloth diapers. The next cloth diaper giveaway will be a big KUSHIES bonanza. I will post VERY soon. Just putting the finishing touches on it right now. Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed This entry was posted on Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 7:04 am and is filed under greener pastures, review on the run. You can follow any responses to... read more

Cloth Diaper Giveaway: FuzziBunz!

Hi dear mamas, Our next giveaway: FuzziBunz All-in-One One Size Pocket Diapers! One in Grape: and one in Buttercream! They are so cute and smooshy. They are giving me total baby lust. *eyeroll* Luckily I won’t have any hormone-fueled opportunities to tempt fate! To enter, please leave a comment with the color you prefer. And (optional) any cloth diapering advice, tip, or story you want to share! I wish I could be more specific but too much of my brain power is now used up on fantasizing about buttercream-topped... read more

Announcing the Winners for the Softbums, SmartiPants and Bambino Mio!

Nicole J. won the Bambino Mio, Mary won the SmartiPants, and Stephanie Farrow won the Softbums Giraffe! I have sent the three winners emails but if you are one of them, email me at candacew at mothering dot com. We have a lot more cloth diapers to give away, so stay tuned! Subscribe to the Mothering.com Blogs Feed This entry was posted on Thursday, May 6th, 2010 at 11:27 am and is filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. Both comments and... read more

The Latest Cloth Diaper Giveaway: Knickernappies!

Good morning, mamas. Wait, it’s 1pm. I am not surprised, it’s been that kind of a Monday! We spent Mother’s Day in a baseball stadium in the hot sun. The Albuquerque team won. Mind you, I’m not a sports person per se. But it was just right–the stadium wasn’t too big, or too dinky. A strapping Albuquerque Isotope baseball player handed me a red carnation, because I was a mommy. *grin* It’s hard not to get a kick out of that. There was a playground on the premises. I had a terrific hot dog loaded with sauerkraut, ketchup, mustard, relish, and some sliced... read more

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