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Forum: Parenting   07-22-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,501
Posted By Juliacat
My husband is a SAHD and I still try to do around...

My husband is a SAHD and I still try to do around half the housework so he doesn't feel like he has to be on the job 24/7. We split child care pretty evenly when I'm home, too. Even back when he was...
Forum: Diapering   12-09-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 690
Posted By Juliacat
My favorites were 1. GMD Cloth-eez...

My favorites were


1. GMD Cloth-eez fitteds
2. Econobum
3. Swaddlebees (now Blueberry) Simplex
4. Regular prefolds with snap wraps (my favorites were the now-discontinued Swaddlebees ABC but...
Forum: Diapering   04-01-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 976
Posted By Juliacat
The newborn size prefolds come in handy as...

The newborn size prefolds come in handy as doublers and wipes later on, so if you're not on a super-tight budget, I'd go ahead and get them. Otherwise, you can make do with the yellow-edge.
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   06-28-2013, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By Juliacat
I have a friend who needs full-time care for her...

I have a friend who needs full-time care for her 3-year-old in Oklahoma City. Any leads?
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-16-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 830
Posted By Juliacat
Right now we are living on a shoestring so dh...

Right now we are living on a shoestring so dh can stay home. Before that, we were paying nearly $1200 a month for child care for one child full-time and the other outside of school hours. The only...
Forum: Working and Student Parents   10-16-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 364
Posted By Juliacat
I work full-time, but for a long time before...

I work full-time, but for a long time before that I worked half-time and was a student. :)
Forum: The Childhood Years   10-16-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,755
Posted By Juliacat
She reads The Cat in the Hat, Max and Ruby,...

She reads The Cat in the Hat, Max and Ruby, Curious George, books like that fluently. She doesn't do so well with more advanced reading material, although she likes having it read to her; we just...
Forum: Diapering   10-16-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 439
Posted By Juliacat
I would go with the BG. I really like them.  

I would go with the BG. I really like them.
 
Forum: Working and Student Parents   05-16-2012, 09:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,403
Posted By Juliacat
I'm a librarian, which is the job I always...

I'm a librarian, which is the job I always wanted, but it's actually even better than I thought it would be.
Forum: Diapering   04-15-2011, 04:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,344
Posted By Juliacat
Put them in the dryer on air fluff for five or...

Put them in the dryer on air fluff for five or ten minutes before you hang them out. Problem solved.
Forum: Diapering   04-15-2011, 04:24 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 367
Posted By Juliacat
I don't think it's a good idea to Snappi...

I don't think it's a good idea to Snappi coverless diapers. Too many accidents have happened.
 
And I have never been able to get a good coverless fold with flats. They always fall off and/or leak...
Forum: Diapering   04-15-2011, 04:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,489
Posted By Juliacat
I don't like flats, because the folding is...

I don't like flats, because the folding is tedious and I never have been able to get the hang of using them coverless. I wouldn't recommend them unless you don't have your own washer and dryer. If I...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-05-2011, 05:56 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,193
Posted By Juliacat
I had a great hospital birth. The staff was kind...

I had a great hospital birth. The staff was kind to me, did no interventions on either me or the baby without my permission, gave me pain medication whenever I asked for it, and was just generally...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   02-05-2011, 05:51 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,073
Posted By Juliacat
My first baby, who was breech, I pushed out...

My first baby, who was breech, I pushed out while squatting on stirrups with my knees bent all the way and my body completely vertical, with the OB supporting my weight on one side and my husband...
Forum: Diapering   01-31-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 153
Posted By Juliacat
And that means I can babble about cloth diapers...

And that means I can babble about cloth diapers to my heart's content! I now have just over four years of experience with cloth diapering: with my first child from birth to potty training, and with...
Forum: Diapering   01-18-2011, 07:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Juliacat
I totally caught them!! I sent her to school...

I totally caught them!! I sent her to school this morning with 4 clean diapers in the bag, but I forgot the extra outfit because my SIL took it out over the weekend and I forgot to put it back....
Forum: Diapering   12-05-2010, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By Juliacat
 What MLW said. Quote:Originally Posted by...


What MLW said.
Quote:Originally Posted by MyLittleWonders http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2010, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Juliacat
Thanks for the good wishes! I'm just...iffy...

Thanks for the good wishes! I'm just...iffy about how I feel. I mean, I do think it's gross for the baby's skin to touch sposies, and it doesn't make any difference in my workload to wash one AIO...
Forum: Diapering   12-02-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By Juliacat
I'm recovering from surgery and so other people...

I'm recovering from surgery and so other people are taking my kids to school and picking them up, so I'm not seeing the daycare ladies at all.
 
3 days in a row they've sent a note saying DD2 went...
Forum: Diapering   12-02-2010, 04:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By Juliacat
DD2 and I had a thrush infection four months ago...

DD2 and I had a thrush infection four months ago that caused me to go to all prefolds. I used a combination of pouring already-diluted 10-to-1 bleach solution in the bleach compartment in my washing...
Forum: Diapering   10-22-2010, 09:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,113
Posted By Juliacat
Quote: Originally Posted by Peace+Hope...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Peace+Hope http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/15972147)
i am wondering, why do most people seem to...
Forum: Diapering   10-09-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 290
Posted By Juliacat
DD2 has been in daycare 25 hours per week for 6...

DD2 has been in daycare 25 hours per week for 6 weeks and I have sent a variety of different AIO's. Yesterday I asked the lead teacher which is her favorite and she said Bumkins (!). Then she said,...
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2010, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 402
Posted By Juliacat
As I said to another poster, This is why God...

As I said to another poster, This is why God invented the Minishower. I got mine years ago from Katie's Kisses. It attaches to the toilet--my non-handy dh installed it in just a few minutes--and you...
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2010, 10:20 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 260
Posted By Juliacat
Still on the lookout for a laundry detergent I...

Still on the lookout for a laundry detergent I can buy at Target that's HE-compatible and doesn't have optical brighteners, I convinced Target Corp. to fax me (yes, fax me!) the safety data sheet...
Forum: Diapering   09-28-2010, 09:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 412
Posted By Juliacat
Always on the lookout for an...

Always on the lookout for an optical-brightener-free, HE-friendly laundry detergent that I can buy at Target (because I'm sick of shopping at Wal-mart and I don't want to order online), I am trying...
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