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Cloth Diaper Update Part Deux

So far I have received several emails from various cloth diaper companies saying that they would not send me samples. Today, however, I received an email from FuzziBunz stating that they would send me a sample diaper to try!The email was quite simple. It went like this:Sure, what is your address? Tereson Dupuy -- <p [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:07+00:00 April 18th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cloth Diaper Update Part Deux

When Diapers Fail

It was Passover time. My best friend came over with some kosher for passover egg noodles to make for me, my niece, and herself. She cooked them in curry with a little broccoli. The thought didn't even occur to me that my son would be remotely interested in the final product. But he was!When he [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:08+00:00 April 18th, 2009|Anecdotes, Diapers|Comments Off on When Diapers Fail

Going Broke to Go to Preschool

My son is barely one year old, and I am dreading when he turns two. Why I am so afraid for him to turn two? Because I can't afford Preschool.Currently, I am staying home with him and my boyfriend is working. We figured out that if both of us were to work, we wouldn't be [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:09+00:00 April 17th, 2009|Deep Thoughts|Comments Off on Going Broke to Go to Preschool

Old School New School

You may be wondering why this blog is called Old School/New School Mom. Well, wonder no more!In raising my son, I believe that it is important to take parenting ideas and advice from the previous generation (AKA the Old School) and also integrate parenting advice from our peers (AKA the New School).You will be a [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:10+00:00 April 16th, 2009|Deep Thoughts, Old School/New School|Comments Off on Old School New School

Free to Be You and Me at The Library

I almost fell into the trap myself; paying for activites to do with my son. When he was an infant, I was still pretty isolated. I didn't yet have the playgroup to hang out with and no real mom friends. So I when I would see local advertisements for Baby Yoga, $10/class I would start [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:11+00:00 April 15th, 2009|Library|Comments Off on Free to Be You and Me at The Library

Trusting Your Inner Mom

I went to the library today with my son for their Story Time program as I usually do on Tuesdays. I was feeling a bit stir crazy, since we didn't get out yesterday, so we went to the 10am program. My playgroup buddies were missing in action, as both their babies were taking naps at [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:13+00:00 April 14th, 2009|Anecdotes, Deep Thoughts|Comments Off on Trusting Your Inner Mom

Cloth Diaper Update

I've written to a bunch of cloth diaper companies asking for samples. Here is what I said:To Whom it May Concern:I am the mother of a 11 month old, and I am heavily considering the cloth diaper option. I currently have blog where I am beginning to review baby products. http://oldschoolnewschoolmom.blogspot.com/Would it be possible for [...]

By | 2014-04-06T02:13:13+00:00 April 14th, 2009|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Cloth Diaper Update