5 Reasons to Have a Rooster in Your Flock

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Should you have a rooster in your backyard flock? Some families worry about aggression, or being woken up every day at the crack of dawn. But my family LOVES having a rooster. Assuming there’s no ordinance or law against it in your area, here are five reasons you might consider adding a cockerel to the mix:

Roosters are beautiful. As with many other species on Earth, the males are more showy. Roosters don’t just stand a head above the hens; their feathers are often more colorful or unusual. Some look quite exotic!

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Roosters are helpful. They are fierce and vigilant protectors. At the slightest sign of danger, they go into action. I love watching our rooster corral the ladies in a safe place; he scolds them and threatens them if they try to venture out before he feels it’s safe to leave. When attacked, a hen begins to cry in a loud, pitiful voice. She tries desperately to get away. The rooster, however, will fight back with all his strength.

It’s nice to know someone else (besides us) is watching out for “the girls.”

Roosters are entertaining. Grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the show. We like to sit in the backyard and watch the rooster do his thing. He crows. He struts. He bosses the girls around. He’s the cock of the walk and doesn’t want anyone to forget it.

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Roosters add possibility. If you decide to hatch some eggs later on, having a rooster is handy. Otherwise, you’ll have to purchase fertilized eggs.

Roosters add diversity. Who wants a bunch of mommies and no daddy? Let’s hear it for variety, right? Having both females and males in your flock makes things more interesting, and educational for everyone.

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While we’re on the subject of roosters, here are three common questions people often ask:

Do our hens need a rooster in order to lay? Not at all; hens will give you nutritious, delicious eggs whether they are mated or not.  And although some people still hotly debate the topic, most studies seem to show there’s not a difference nutritionally between fertilized and unfertilized chicken eggs, although there are some slight variances in structure. Some chicken enthusiasts will swear to you they can taste a difference, but I’ve never noticed it.

How many roosters should you have? The ratio of roosters to hens will vary according to breed and living quarters. For most standard backyard breeds, having one rooster for every 6-8 hens is plenty. Some smaller and more active breeds (like the Buttercup pictured above) can suffice with one rooster for every 10-12 hens. Free ranged birds give you greater flexibility; housed or caged birds offer less. Too many roosters will result in in-fighting and “roughing up” the females.

Are all roosters mean? Not by a long shot, so don’t let the story your grandmother told you about beating off a cock with a two-by-four scare you away. Certain breeds can be prone to aggression (the Rhode Island Red immediately comes to mind), and others are more mild (we’ve had good luck with Orpingtons and Buttercups). However, breed alone is not a determining factor. Handling also comes into play, so try out your “chicken whispering” skills early on. Hand feed your birds. Hold them in your lap. Let the children carry the young cockerels around. When all else fails, throw the bad boy in the stew pot, or use Craigslist to re-home him.

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3 Easy Ways to Fold a Flat Diaper

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With seven children and a budget to stick to, I’m all about saving TIME and saving MONEY.

That’s why we use a lot of flat diapers.

If the thought of this scares you, don’t let it. I procrastinated for four years, convinced that using flat diapers was too complicated. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, it’s been just the opposite! Not only are they really cheap (you can find flats for $1.83 each at Diaper Junction and $2.25 each at Nicki’s with free shipping), but they wash easily and dry SUPER quick.

I like to tell cloth diapering mothers “If you can fold a kitchen towel you can fold a flat!”

Here are three really easy ways to do just that.

THE PAD FOLD

I use this one for older infants and toddlers. It literally takes about 10 seconds. You fold the diaper in half once. Then you fold it again to make a square. Bring the two sides in, turn it over and lay in a cover. Voila! No need to be an expert. No need to pin or fasten.

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THE MINI PAD FOLD

I invented this simple folding technique out of necessity. Padfolded flats were sticking out of the front of our newborn covers. So I adapted the fold to fit tiny babies. Fortunately, it’s just as easy as the Pad Fold!

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THE CUSTOM FOLD

If you’re looking for an easy fold that uses pins or fasteners (like a Snappi or Boingo), check out another one of my creations – the Custom Fold. You can pick the width and length that best fits your baby. This is also a good fold to use if you’re trying to contain poo better or if you’d like your baby to wear a flat diaper around the house without a cover. There are just 4 simple steps:

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New Print at Funky Fluff, Plus a $100 Gift Card Giveaway

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Funky Fluff New Release Giveaway

Funky Fluff’s new release is an exclusive print designed by Toronto-based artist, Glen Halsey. Glen created the Canadian forest creatures that populate this autumn-inspired print, and Tricia at Funky Fluff took care of placing the fauna on the final fabric design. The new print, called Funk-eh Forest, is available on the Bamboo and Stay-Dry 2.0 diapers, as well as the new hanging pail and double pocket wet bag. The products will be available to purchase on the Funky Fluff website on September 7, or from your favourite retailer as soon as possible (some retailers may take pre-orders).

This is one of my favorite diapers for many reasons: bright colors, great fit, highly absorbent and truly one-size. You can see the Funky Fluff bamboo on my newborn daughter below!

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There are lots of ways to connect with Funky Fluff: hang out in the official Facebook group (members have access to special announcements before the general public, exclusive giveaways and advance access to seconds sales) or follow on FacebookInstagram, Twitter and Pinterest.

Tricia and Kathy are making it easier to try out the brand new print – and any other colors you might want to splurge on! Funky Fluff is giving away a $100 store gift card to one lucky winner!

Thank you to the following bloggers for helping promote the new release and this exceptional giveaway:

This giveaway is open to Canada & the US and ends 9/21. Please see the Rafflecopter form for full terms and conditions.

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Bamboosa Review and Giveaway

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Bamboosa’s “Soft on you, easy on the Earth” bamboo apparel is made in the USA of luxurious organic fabric, and their product line-up includes everything from women’s shirts and sleepwear to baby accessories like blankets and towels.

We received three items to review from the baby bed and bath collection: a hooded towel, a set of washcloths and a set of burp cloths. All three are made from the same silky soft bamboo fabric.The hooded towel and washcloths are the newest color which is called Creamsicle; it reminds me of those tasty orange frozen push pops we ate as children. The hood is a contrasting natural white color. Made in the USA of 80% viscose from organic bamboo and 20% rPET (recycled polyester from soda bottles), the towel and washcloths are super soft and silky. The towel is reversible whereas the wipes have a terry side and a smooth side; the terry material is a very fine gauge, perfect for a baby’s skin (or anyone else in the family who likes a little pampering).bamboosa2Measuring 30×30, the towel is a really nice size. It provides enough coverage for a toddler, and more than enough softness to wrap up a tiny newborn in. The bamboo material does not need to be pre-washed, so you can enjoy it right out of the box.

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Honestly, I have never had a towel this beautiful and luxurious before; it’s all I use now for Ingrid! And I love that Bamboosa is a husband and wife endeavor, where two people have pooled their talents and resources to offer exceptional, USA-made products.

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Bamboosa’s burp cloths are a unique contoured shape and have folding lines which helps it to drape perfectly against your neck and over your shoulders. The 70% organic bamboo/30% cotton jersey fabric is supremely soft and buttery smooth. I’ve used old diapers and even flour sack towels as burp cloths in the past; Bamboosa cloths are worlds apart in terms of quality and softness. And they come in packs of 5 assorted pastel colors. My set included Tahiti Blue, Purely Natural and Sprout Green; each burp cloth is accented with a little panda bear graphic. And just like the wash cloths and towel that I’ve been testing, the burp cloths get softer and softer as you wash them.

Everyone who sees and feels the burp cloths asks me “Where did you get these??”

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Need a few good reasons to give Bamboosa a try?

  • Are organic fabrics important to you?
  • Do you like supporting companies that sell USA made?
  • Are you looking for something a little different or extra-special to give a new mother or baby?
  • Is it time to replace some of the old worn-out towels, burp cloths and bodysuits in your stash with something much nicer?

Here’s another way to take Bamboosa for a test drive: enter the giveaway and you can win a hooded towel and set of burp cloths in your choice of colors! It’s open to the US and Canada. Good luck!

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Cloth Works! Win a Diaper Package Worth Over $200

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Nissa from Cloth Diaper Guru blog is celebrating her new job!  If you’re a busy parent, you know that Cloth WORKS! Cloth diapers save money and they are great for the environment.  Cloth diapers can even be used in daycare centers.  Visit Cloth Diaper Guru blog for lots of tips on being a cloth diapering and working parent, and read Celeste’s recent post for great how-to advice about cloth diapers and daycare.

Cloth Diaper Guru is inviting you to celebrate with us.  But, this isn’t just any celebration: this is
a huge, $200+ Giveaway to celebrate cloth diapering and the work that mothers do. Let’s learn more about our sponsors:

Johnette’s Jams: Two Jamberry Wrap Sheets and a Manicure Set ($42) You might think you don’t have time to look fabulous, but every mom can have perfectly manicured nails, with Jamberry!  These nail wraps stay on for two weeks (up to 6 weeks on toes) and they do not chip. Tip: host a party and receive free products!



Ella Bella Bum: Custom Cloth Diaper ($30+) Do you want a one-of-a-kind cloth diaper that is impressively photo worthy?  Sam from Ella Bella Bum has done it again with this gorgeous cloth diaper.  Ella Bella Bum diapers are so sought after, you might need to stalk their Facebook page to have the opportunity to purchase one.

The Parenting Patch and Give it Love: $50 Gift Card to Nicki’s Diapers: Two of our favorite sites are teaming up to give you the opportunity to have your own shopping spree at Nicki’s Diapers. If you aren’t already following The Parenting Patch and Give it Love on Facebook, you should head over and return the love.

Green Team Distribution: EcoNuts, Diaper Dawgs Spray Collar, and Changing Diapers Book ($38) Cloth Diaper odors? Be gone!  EcoNuts are a must-have for cloth diapers and clothing and Agnes recently fell in love with this new laundry solution (read her review). Make cloth diapering more fun and less messy with a Diaper Dawgs Spray collar.

Smart Bottoms: Cloth Diaper Wet bag and Stay Dry Fleece Liners ($23) Keep your baby dry and comfortable with these fleece diaper liners, and store soiled diapers in style.  Smart Bottoms diapers and accessories are made in the USA!

Cloth Diaper Guru and Kelly’s Closet: BumGenius 4.0 ($17) You can never have enough cloth diapers!  We love our affiliate partners at Kelly’s Closet and are excited to have the chance to give away a top-rated cloth diaper–especially one that worked well for our kids.

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Diaper Rite Premium Cover and Pail Liner Review

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Diaper Rite brand products are made exclusively for Diaper Junction and include prefolds, wipes, fitteds, wet bags, pocket diapers and more. I recently received the new and improved Diaper Rite pail liner and Premium one-size diaper cover to review and share with you! These two products are available in six colors; my pail liner is Stone (gray) and the cover is Grass (bright green).

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Here are the basic features of the Diaper Rite Premium diaper cover:

  • It’s made of waterproof PUL.
  • The inside of the cover has a flap at the front and back to help secure inserts or diapers. The back flap is elasticized for even better performance.
  • The inside is wipeable, which means you can reuse it a few times if it isn’t soiled with #2.
  • The rise features 3 rows of snaps, which translates to 4 size settings (three snapped up and one completely open).
  • The wings close with double snaps.
  • There are double gussets around the legs (a second, inner elasticized band)

WHAT I LIKE:

  • The elastic is very strong while at the same time the leg openings are snug and comfortable.
  • The double snaps at the waist help to keep the wings from curling back, and the wings stretch generously for a good fit.
  • It’s a roomy cover that fits well over fitteds, prefolds, flats or whatever else I feel like putting inside.
  • It’s performed great overnight with no leaking.
  • The elastic sewn inside the back flap helps hold inserts in place better (in my opinion) than other covers with regular flaps.
  • Diaper Rite offers a lifetime warranty on snaps and six months on defects in materials/workmanship.
  • It’s only $8.95.

WHAT I WOULD CHANGE: Like the Diaper Junction cover I reviewed last month (same company, different brand), this one has angled snaps at the waist, whereas I would prefer them to be straight up and down. I’m also hoping that more colors and prints will be released.

This is the Diaper Rite cover on Erik; in this picture he is 19 months old and 22 pounds. He’s got a Geffen prefold inside the cover.

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I also tried it on newborn Ingrid. Although there is a lot of extra fabric and it looks kind of saggy, I actually got a good fit around the waist, and the leg openings didn’t gape open at all. So, it works in a pinch and nothing leaks out, although I do prefer a trimmer cover in terms of looks. But it’s good to know this cover could work from birth to potty training for families who don’t have room in the budget for “newborn sized” diapers.

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You might be wondering how this cover compares to the Diaper Junction cover, since both are made exclusively for this company. Here’s a quick rundown:

  • Diaper Junction covers are made of TPU; Diaper Rite covers are PUL.
  • Diaper Junction covers do not have double gussets; Diaper Rite covers do.
  • Diaper Junction covers are $7.95 and come in more color choices; Diaper Rite covers are $8.95 and come in six colors so far.
  • Diaper Junction covers have a single row of snaps at the waist; Diaper Rite covers have two.

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And now the pail liner:

  • It’s made to fit 54 QT cloth diaper pails and 13 gallon trash cans.
  • It’s made of PUL with sealed seams.
  • The opening is made with heavy-duty elastic.

I use the liner with a smaller trash can and it works great. The lower profile pail enables me to keep it tucked inside our laundry room cabinet. The elastic truly is heavy duty and is super strong; the liner never slips or shifts in the pail, even when completely filled with diapers. The bag completely holds in wetness and I can turn it inside out on laundry day right into the machine so no diapers touch my hands. At just $14.95, it’s very competitively priced.

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Have you tried any Diaper Rite products? Visit Diaper Junction and just look at all the 5 star ratings they get!

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Cloth Diapering Your Newborn: Prefolds and Flats

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Using a prefolds or flats inside a waterproof cover is probably the most popular way to diaper a newborn, and the folding doesn’t have to be complicated. Prefolds and flats are very economical, ranging from $1 to $3 apiece; a small stash of 6 to 8 covers won’t cost you an arm and a leg, either (my favorite newborn cover is only $10). They also grow with your baby and can be used later for other things (doublers, burp cloths, cleaning rags, etc).

PREFOLDS

There are a lot of choices available when it comes to newborn prefolds. Besides the standard cotton diapers, you can find bamboo and hemp blends. I tested some of each kind. This photo comparison shows the difference in length when folded in thirds.

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Geffen hemp jersey prefolds are made of a super thirsty blend of 4 layers of 40% hemp and 60% organic cotton which is very soft and smooth. It doesn’t quilt up like regular prefolds. Each size has a different color of stitching at the edges. My orange-edged newborn prefolds are some of our most reached-for diapers simply because I don’t have to change Ingrid every 2 hours or so like I would with a regular prefold. They are also cut shorter and wider and fit perfectly in newborn covers. Overnight, our Geffens work great with a small doubler. And they are easy to use; simply fold in thirds and lay in a cover. The fabric does stain easily. You can find them at Dearest Diapers, Nicki’s Diapers and Kelly’s Closet.

Imagine SmartFit prefolds (same as Nicki’s GreatFit prefolds) are my second favorites! They are cut a little shorter and also wider than regular prefolds (see the GroVia and Bummis above) so you don’t have to fold down the back or front to fit in a cover; and more width means more coverage. Folding the edge down adds bulk and can make the waistband of a cover gape open a little. You can choose cotton or bamboo/cotton prefolds from Imagine; I prefer the bamboo blend as they are both softer and a little more absorbent. You can find SmartFit prefolds with FREE shipping both at Nicki’s and Diaper Safari.

GroVia bamboo prefolds are super soft, but for some reason not as absorbent as the Imagine SmartFit prefolds I tested. They are also longer, so to fit in a newborn cover I have to fold down either the front or the back, creating excess bulk. When folded in thirds, the GroVia prefold is also more narrow than the SmartFit. They are sold in packs of 3 and can be found at Sweetbottoms Baby (with free shipping), Diaper Junction and Kissed by the Moon.

Bumkins unbleached cotton prefolds are similar to many “standard” prefolds that you’ll find on the market in terms of size and absorbency. There are 6 layers of absorbency in the middle and 2 on either side. Their newborn prefolds are actually labeled “preemie” and have a limited size range of 5 to 9 pounds. Absorbency is average. They are also long and narrow, so they don’t fit as well in our newborn covers. You can find Bumkins prefolds in packs of 6 at Dream Diapers.

This photo shows how the shorter SmartFit prefolds are cut to fit into covers better:

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FLAT DIAPERS

Flat diapers turned out to be easier than I thought, especially when I created the Mini Pad Fold. I tested a couple of different flats from Nicki’s, and also tried using old receiving blankets but they were too big and bulky for my newborn covers.

Imagine unbleached cotton flats come in sizes small and large. The smalls I’ve used on Ingrid measure about 24×24.5 after washing and drying. They are softer than bleached cotton but comparable in absorbency. The edge seam is very low profile and doesn’t create much bulk at all when folded up.

Imagine bamboo flats are actually blended with cotton but are even softer! I’d like to replace all my cotton flats with these, and the price isn’t that much more. They look pretty much the same but the measurements for size small are a little different: after prepping they measured 22.5×26.5, so definitely not as square as the plain cotton flats. The shorter length actually helped them fit better in newborn covers, however, so I liked that. The edge seams on these are also low profile and don’t create excess bulk when the diaper is pad folded. The bamboo flats are slightly more absorbent, so this is another plus and the reason I use these more.

Imagine printed flats are made of cotton but come in several cute patterns. I tested the dino print on bleached (white) cotton. After prepping they shrank to about 24.5 inches square. Though adorable, they aren’t as soft as the unbleached cotton and bamboo flats. Their absorbency is comparable to any regular cotton flat diaper.

Here is a photo comparison of three different types of flats pad folded, so you can see the marked difference in length:

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And a photo of the small Nicki’s flat diapers mini pad folded and tucked into a newborn cover:

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Happy diapering!

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Newborn Cloth Diaper Reviews, and a BIG Giveaway!

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A new baby at Zephyr Hill means more newborn diaper reviews AND a giveaway! When Ingrid arrived, I was able to try some brands we didn’t have when Erik was born.

Here are the updated posts, grouped according to style:

Newborn Diaper Covers
Newborn Fitted Diapers
Newborn AIO Diapers
Newborn Pocket Diapers
Newborn Prefolds and Flats

For the giveaway, there will be two winners!

Grand Prize winner receives a package worth $130!

  • JuJuBe “Super Be” diaper bag: choose between the Shadow Waltz and Royal Envy prints
  • Sweet Pea Newborn AIO (gender neutral), courtesy of our friends at Sweet Pea Diapers!
  • Imagine Stay Dry AIO (Indigo)
  • Imagine Newborn Diaper Cover (Emerald)
  • Rumparooz Newborn Diaper Cover (Peacock)
  • Thirsties Duo AIO, Size 1 (Honeydew)
  • Thirties Duo Wrap, Size 1 (Aqua)
  • 3 Pairs of Snap-EZ Nursing Pads in Assorted Colors

Runner Up receives a $20 gift card to Nicki’s Diapers! It starts August 28th and ends at midnight on September 8th. Open to both US and Canada.

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Good luck and thanks so much for helping me celebrate Ingrid’s arrival!

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Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper Review & Giveaway

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The Tiny Love 3-in-1 Rocker Napper is a versatile piece of baby gear which converts easily from a seat to a napper and grows with your baby. I received a Rocker Napper in the brown and red design to review, and it came just in time for newborn Ingrid!

Here are the specs:

  • Three options: napper, tilted seat and inclined seat (pictured below) – a red lever on the back is used to adjust positions, and bars on the front and back of the legs allow you to switch from stationary to rocking.
  • Gentle vibrations (requires C battery)
  • Nine different tunes and lights (requires three AAA batteries)
  • Curved legs that allow you (or an older infant) to manually rock the seat
  • Two hanging toys
  • Washable bassinet and sleeping pad
  • Recommended from birth to 40 pounds
  • Measurements: the sleeping area is about 27 inches long and 13 inches at its widest; when in the completely flat (napper) position it’s about 10 inches off the floor
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It took about 30 minutes to assemble and was pretty straightforward with the exception of two small white plastic clips (“Part L”) that were pictured in the manual but no instructions were given as to their function. A call to Tiny Love revealed that they are anchors which go under the bottom of the seat to keep it from sliding. Tiny Love’s service department was very prompt and helpful and also sent me a set of complete instructions via email which explained exactly how to install and use the clips.

Ingrid sleeps very soundly in the Rocker Napper, and judging by its size I would say she’ll fit comfortably in it for a few more months.

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What I like:

  • If your baby falls asleep while in the seated position, you can gently and quietly adjust it down to the napper position without disturbance using the red lever on the back.
  • The seat and pad are very soft and cozy.
  • The music is appealing, not annoying at all, and the volume can be adjusted.
  • Even at the young age of just 3 weeks, Ingrid is already very captivated by the hanging toys, music and lights. I often find her gazing quietly up at them.
  • You can adjust the height of the toys by means of a velcro strip.
  • The arm which holds the toys swivels so you can move it out of the way.
  • The Rocker Napper is easy to pick up and move around the house.
  • Ingrid loves taking naps in it, and that’s just what I was hoping for!

What I would improve:

  • Young infants might need added support to sit comfortably; Ingrid is almost a month old but starts to slump to one side unless I anchor her with rolled blankets.
  • It’s low to the ground so it didn’t work bedside as I had planned because of having to reach way down. Young children will need to be closely watched when the baby is napping, since the Rocker Napper is well within their reach.
  • Hopefully, the next edition of the manual will have complete instructions and usage guidelines (not just pictures).
  • The rocking feature works better on hardwood floors than it does on carpet.
  • The size range for the rocker seat (up to 40 pounds) might be too broad; Erik is 18 months old and 24 pounds and has maxed it out (see photo below). But if you invest in the Rocker Napper right after birth, you’ll still get a lot of use out of it.

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Tiny Love is giving away a Rocker Napper, just like I reviewed, to one lucky reader in the US! Enter the giveaway below, and good luck!

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New Swaddles from Summer Infant, plus a Giveaway!

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It’s so wonderful to see more babies being swaddled these days, because it’s such a simple and time-tested way to help them feel cozy and safe. Summer Infant recently added two more products to their swaddling line-up, and sent an assortment of wraps for us to try on newborn Ingrid: the SwaddlePod, the SwaddleMe, the SwaddleMe WrapSack and the Wearable Blanket:

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With the new product additions, Summer Infant now offers 4 stages of swaddling options since a baby’s needs change over time. Here are the specs on each, plus my thoughts:

Stage 1: SwaddlePod [5-10 lbs] Mimics the womb and helps keep your baby safely on his or her back.

Made of soft cotton with a touch of spandex, this wrap fits very closely to my tiny little girl and makes her feel very secure. I like the zipper protector near the neck and the fact that the zipper goes both ways to make changes easier. I use SwaddlePod only when it’s time for a good long stretch of sleep because it works amazingly well; like many newborns, Ingrid needs regular waking for nursing, so I don’t want her sleeping too long!

Stage 2: SwaddleMe [7-20 lbs] Wraps your infant safely and securely for sleep until he or she starts rolling over.

I like this wrap even better than the SwaddlePod because of the adjustable wings. You make it as snug as you need to. The hook and loop attachments are secure without being scratchy at all. For diaper changes you simply unwrap the wings and open the pouch up.

Stage 3: SwaddleMe WrapSack [7-20 lbs] A traditional swaddling sack that allows you to place your baby’s arms in or out of the wrap.

Being able to keep Ingrid’s arms inside or outside the sack makes this the wrap that I reach for most often. Even though she’s just a week old, she already likes to suck her fingers. And when I’m nursing her, I don’t want her to get too warm or cozy or she’ll fall asleep on me. Being able to wrap her with arms out is such a handy thing. This is a very versatile swaddler and definitely is the one I’d buy for a friend if I had to pick just one. Oh, and I LOVE the bumble bee print!!

Stage 4: ComfortMe Wearable Blanket [12-24 lbs] A wearable blanket that will keep your older infant warm and cozy without the need for loose blankets in the sleeping area.

Because of Ingrid’s size/age, I wasn’t able to test the wearable blanket, so I’ve put it aside for later.

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Here’s a quick recap of the Summer Infant swaddling system so you can see how they grow with your child. In addition, you can find plenty of helpful swaddling resources, at the Summer Infant website. Swaddles can be purchased on their website or at a variety of Summer Infant retailers – both online (like Amazon) and in stores.

Summer Infant is giving away a 4-pack of swaddles to one lucky reader, just like I reviewed! Giveaway is open to US residents only and ends Monday, August 25th. Good luck!

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