Showing posts from December, 2012

Homemade Baby Wipes

I've used store bought baby wipes for all my kids and just recently switched over to making my own....and I'm in love with it!! I usually buy the bulk box from Walmart and every single time I bought yet another box I'd sigh and think about the money and about the chemicals I'm purchasing to put on my little ones. :-/

It really hasn't been that long that disposable wipes have been around, and yet its a pretty foreign concept to make your own reusable wipes or to use cloth diapers. Even my grandmother, who used reusable diapers and wipes, is totally amazed that I would do this to myself! :) She is very supportive of me, but it still amazed in a slightly impressed/she's crazy way. :)

I generally take my time about doing something new. I like to research my options, read what other mama's have used/done and learn about their methods. So I probably took close to a month before actually making the switch, but its what works for me.

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Counting my blessings.....

Its been quite a while since I've been on here. A lot has happened to our family lately. Toward the end of October we found out we were expecting our fifth Blessing and we were soooo excited!! I knew right away that I was pregnant, but tried to talk myself out of it so I wouldn't get my hopes up too much. :) I was over the moon when my pregnancy test came back positive. I also knew from the beginning that I wasn't going to get to keep this sweet baby. I kept telling myself I was just being dramatic or something. But that feeling stayed strong with me, even after I got the positive test. I took a test the next morning and it was negative. :( The LORD saw fit to take our sweet one home to be with Him. We were heartbroken. I clung to the knowledge that "the LORD gives and the LORD takes away, Blessed be the name of the LORD!" I had a rough two weeks grieving and recovering. It was such a comfort to see the love and hear of the prayers from family and our church fami…