label/baby proof

  • baby proof: teething.

    War and Teeth. Love in the Time of Teething. A Tale of Two Teeth. That a novel based solely on the tumult of teething hasn’t made into our literary canon can only mean that…

    July 30, 2015 16 Comments
  • baby proof: baby clothes.

    There’s nothing cuter than a tiny pair of overalls. Or a pint-sized dress. Even the least consumerist among us might feel a little pang when confronted with a shiny pair of sneakers in miniature.…

    June 23, 2015 32 Comments
  • baby proof: sleeping in one bedroom.

    One bedroom. Three people.This is not a steamy story, though I do my best to keep our bedroom that way. Every night I fill a little enamel pan with water and set it on…

    February 11, 2015 41 Comments
  • baby proof: a simplified diaper bag.

    The diaper bag we pack for Faye is a fairly bare bones affair. Of course it’s not entirely bare bones, because life with a baby isn’t bare bones. It’s padded bones. A little messy…

    January 21, 2015 59 Comments
  • baby proof: crib.

    In parenting and tiny apartments, there’s no magic formula. What works in our wee space might not translate to yours, but here’s a little run-down of the latest in the saga we’re calling two…

    September 30, 2014 29 Comments
  • baby proof: cloth diapers

    Since maternity leave is comprised mostly of changing diapers—over and over and over again—and since I’ve finally reached the point where I can manage to juggle baby and keyboard for brief 30-minute stints (kind…

    July 10, 2014 33 Comments
  • life in a tiny apartment.

    Tip #102: Buy a quart of white paint. See what you can’t cover with it. Over the weekend, James and I tackled bébé’s closet—er, bedroom…er, changing area—oh, let’s just call it the baby’s space. It’s…

    April 30, 2014 12 Comments