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I always suggest to people that, if possible, they should borrow a carrier they’re interested in before making the purchase. Why? Good carriers are expensive, they have differing features, and not all carriers fit all body types the same way.

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I frequently tell people that the first thing I do when I get a new pocket diaper is ditch the microfiber insert. In addition to being prone to odor issues, they just don’t seem as absorbent as other options. I prefer AMP bamboo or infant prefolds for daytime, and AMP hemp inserts for overnight use.

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I don’t do resolutions anymore — too often, they’d be left undone and become a list of guilt for things I’d wanted to accomplish, but never did. A few years ago, I wrote up a short list that I reaffirm every year — Resolve — and I recommit to it again this year. I didn’t do it all perfectly — my aim to be creative every day slid a bit, unless you count roasting coffee as being “Creative” — but I more or less stayed on track and overall am happy with how 2011 unfolded.

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13 months. Obi is 13 mos old now. Where has the time gone? He’s still my “dainty” baby — clocking in at 40th percentile for weight, and the 75th for height and head. He’s running, climbing, had a wicked sense of humor and loveloveloves playing with other kids. No sooner did he chunk up, then he started to slim down again. He likes to climb onto the couch, then scale the back and turn on his father’s computer speakers and listen/dance/sing to whatever comes blaring out of the speakers. “Mama”, “up”, “Pop pop”, and “cat” are the words he uses most. He has 13 teeth to go with his 13 months.

Where has the time gone?

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