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  • cloth diapering at home.

    This post is sponsored by Esembly, a diapering system for sustainability. We’re two months into diapering our third baby in cloth and I’ve never been more glad to proselytize. If you haven’t yet converted…

    April 29, 2020 43 Comments
  • baby proof: weaning.

    I don’t have a fail-safe method or a prescription for a seamless and easy transition away from nursing and toward sleeping peacefully until 7:30 am, disturbing neither parents or neighbors. (Hint: No one does.)…

    July 24, 2019 47 Comments
  • borrowed words.

    Dinghy floating on top of its oceanliner, the way we must look like adult and pupsea lions, beached and snoozing, or elsean asp on a heat rock, or a couple of grubs,you on me…

    May 13, 2019 3 Comments
  • nuscheli baby scarves from hauptli haus.

    This post is sponsored by Hauptli Haus, makers of nüscheli baby scarves. If you’ve never heard of a nüscheli, trust that you’re not entirely alone. Until recently, I was myself uninitiated. Maybe more to…

    March 27, 2018 17 Comments
  • make/do: for new parents.

     + Flowers: Pluck them from your own garden, send them from afar via a florist, make it a posey or a spray for the mantle, don’t worry that it seems cliché. It will be…

    January 25, 2018 25 Comments
  • baby proof: starting solids.

    The air is getting cooler, which means that tomatoes are still at the farmers’ market, but instead of cozying up next to ears of corn, they’re sidled up next to apples which are crisp and…

    September 7, 2017 26 Comments
  • baby proof: pumping.

    I’ve resisted writing this post for nearly three years. I mean, who wants to pump in the first place, let alone take a microscope to the subject and write about it?  I’ll begin with…

    April 12, 2017 65 Comments
  • make your own five-minute playdough | reading my tea leaves

    make your own: playdough.

    Last week, I was a having a distracted morning. Instead of doing my usual pre-work routine of reheating my cup of coffee while Faye and I built block towers, and made messes pouring water, and…

    January 13, 2016 40 Comments