Okay, maybe you're wondering "I keep hearing you talk about flats but how the heck do I even use them???" You're right. I should explain. So flats, historically would be used by folding the fabric into a shape to pin on the baby. Like in this clip art below: Now, there are so many ways … Continue reading Flats Challenge 3: Favorite Flat Fold
Before I go into this any further, some of you might be looking for a more in-depth explanation what a flat diaper is. A flat diaper is a single sheet of fabric, usually cut into a square. It's what people used to diaper before disposables were a thing and before modern cloth diapers began to … Continue reading Flats Challenge 2: What I’m Using
When the virus hit Guam, my sister messaged and asked if I needed anything from the store because she was going to get baby stuff before she ran out. Immediately, my answer was “like what?” because I (a fortunate dingus) forgot for a moment that people usually get disposable diapers from the store. I’ve never … Continue reading Flats Challenge Day 1: Why I’m Participating
Because I'm realizing I'm not making much headway for 100 posts in one year - we're like halfway through the year and I've only gotten 10% in - , I've decided to talk about a not so favorite quality of mine. Now, I should probably do another 10 things I like about me in honor … Continue reading 12: l. o. l.
Where there is a family with an infant, there is a family that needs diapers - at least in most modern societies. This is especially true for Guåhan (Guam), where I come from, and especially true now that we are in a global pandemic which has led to a shortage of supplies. According to Guam … Continue reading The Diaper Dilemma
I’ve written this letter before. It was one of those days (out of many) you’d gone missing and I couldn’t find you. I was convinced you were never coming back. But as always, you did. Three days later and covered in mud. I always thought that when you left me it would be one of … Continue reading 10: Heya BooBoo
I've lived near the Micronesia Mall my entire life. This meant that I am always a less than two minute drive to the nearest grocery store. I've always liked shopping at night, since high school. Sometimes, I'd go with a friend or my sister to the store if I really wanted something in the middle … Continue reading 9: History
It is the smell of smoked meat as the flames and ash rise in the air. It is smell of coconut oil on golden brown skin. Home is the smell of oil and fish wafting through the kitchen as I walk through the doors. It is the smell of vacuumed carpets and lemon pledge on … Continue reading 8: Home is the smell of sea spray on my face as the tide rolls in.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, parents are wiping the grocery shelves in a panic not knowing when they'll safely go shopping again. This has left a need for people who weren't able to get to the store in time and wonder what they'll do to diaper their kid when their stash runs out. Cloth parents … Continue reading 7: Emergency Diapering
Note: I wrote this in January. Today's topic brought to you by the reason I went on a nearly year-long hiatus from writing on this blog. That's right friends, your favorite long haired blogger became a parent last year. When I became pregnant I became extremely depressed and then I had the baby, which didn't … Continue reading 6: Parenting