This week Diaper Junction is giving away two Fuzzi Bunz Pocket Diapers! The winner of this contest will be able to choose two Fuzzi Bunz Pocket Diapers of their choice off the Web site. One of these days I hope to win this contest, but I’ll be honest…I never win anything! ūüôĀ But someone has to right? You may be one of the lucky ones! I have yet to try Fuzzi Bunz cloth diapers, but I’ve heard excellent things about them from many moms. You have 5 days enter, so check it out and enter as soon as possible! Click below for the site:
My hubby’s home early from work! Well, school. His ship’s in the yards for upgrades until next winter when they start sea trials for their next deployment and move to Spain. In the meantime, he has several Navy schools to attend. The next couple of weeks, they’re having shorter days at his current school. He’s going to use his free time to help me get things put away from our move in April. We still have boxes we haven’t unpacked. It was a crazy time. I moved here; J came home from deployment; the baby was born. All of that in a 3-week period, and then J was gone for another 5 weeks. Once we get the boxes cleared away in the second bedroom, J’s going to put the crib up. Another nice thing about him getting home earlier this week and next (I hope) is he can watch the baby during my phone interviews.
I’m working on a big article for an Army Reserve sustainment command. They’re getting ready to deploy again to Afghanistan. I was with them in 2009, so I’m familiar with the information I’m writing about. I’ve had 3 interviews so far over the last couple of days with a 4th in about 40 minutes. This piece is going to be a lot of work, but it is fun to get back into writing again.
Here’s my update on cloth diapers: I tried the prefold again. This time, I adapted my own roll to fit baby J, and it seems to work better. I haven’t tried it against a BM yet, just pee. He’s having a growth spurt, so his daily explosions have diminished while his body uses up everything. Either I have to get a lot better at rolling prefolds, or I need to sew them into fitted diapers. There’s no way I can fold/roll these onto baby J when he’s older and squirmier. I’m finally getting a sewing machine (hallelujah!), so I’m going to attempt making fitted diapers. I’m taking my inspiration from the Green Mountain workhorse fitted diapers. They’ve basically taken their own highly-rated prefold diapers, and sewed them into fitted diapers. They’re a great price, but I figure if I can get it done correctly, I can sew them myself for virtually nothing.
Hubby’s starting to come around in regards to cloth diapering…I think. I’ve been showing him charts on the cost effectiveness of cloth diapering. The truth is that cloth diapering CAN cost a lot of money up front. But over additional years (and especially additional children), you save money…a LOT of money.
Diaper Junction seems to always have good deals on cloth diapers and supplies. What I really like about them is the wealth of information I’ve found on their site. It doesn’t hurt that they do weekly giveaways, which is more than I can say about most suppliers. Check out this week’s giveaway and try to win yourself a Swaddlebees Capri Cloth Diaper Cover and Insert two pack: