Why I Decided on Cloth Diapers

As some of you know, I have 2 children under the age of two, which means 2 in diapers.  If you have children, then you know having 1 in diapers can get expensive….just multiply that with 2.  My daughters diapers we didn’t have to buy because we had them left over from my son, but my son was another story.  Between diapers for him and … Continue reading Why I Decided on Cloth Diapers

How to Save Money on Childrens Clothes

I have been told many times not to spend a ton of money on clothes because children grow out of them so quickly or wear them out.  I understand now that they are only in the same size clothes for at most a season, so paying a lot of money every season can really break a budget.  I have a few tips to save money … Continue reading How to Save Money on Childrens Clothes

Kid’s Korner: Holiday Gifts

Holiday Gifts Made by Children: Paper mache` bracelets: Don’t let this scare you- it’s easy but a little messy.  Fold a 1/2 sheet of newspaper into a width of about 1″.  Form into a circle and tape with masking tape.  Add more tape around to secure.  Tear 1′ strips of newspaper.  Using a mixture of glue and water, dip newspaper until wet and wrap around bracelet.  Use … Continue reading Kid’s Korner: Holiday Gifts

What is Ok to buy used: Baby items

Buying secondhand is a great way to save money on baby/children items, but there are some things that you want to look out for before you purchase secondhand.   Playpens:   Make sure that it is made after 2000; 1999 was the last year the safety guidelines were updated for playpens. Check to see if the mattress is still intact. Look out for any holes in … Continue reading What is Ok to buy used: Baby items