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Do I Need Newborn Diapers?

All Natural Cloth Diapering Eco-Living Tips and Tricks

Do I Need Newborn Diapers?

I see this question every day in cloth diaper groups. No one wants to waste money, whether that is on disposables because your baby doesn't fit into cloth diapers yet or on diapers that your baby is born too big for. I wish there was a clear cut answer, but really it depends on several factors. Hopefully these things will help guide you to the best decision.

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Finding Your "Why"

All Natural Eco-Living Encouragement Tips and Tricks

Finding Your "Why"

It's officially over a month into the New Year, so I wanted to take a moment to check in on those New Year's Resolutions! 🎉 If you're going strong still, you're a rock star. If you're struggling and needing some extra motivation... You're here with most of us normal people! 
Something that helps me is focusing in on the "why." Especially when it comes to the resolutions I make for my family and our sustainable journey.

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Traveling with a Toddler

Encouragement Tips and Tricks Travel

Traveling with a Toddler

This past August I moved from Japan to Virginia with a 18 month old and two dogs by myself. The trip included 36 hours in airports/on flights, 1 night in a hotel, and 10+ hours in a car. In the following month I also did three 6-12 hour car rides with my crew. It was not ideal, and probably one of the hardest things I've managed, BUT I learned a lot along the way and want to share my tips with you!
For the sake of keeping this a reasonable length I will focus on flights with kids. 

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My New Skincare Routine

All Natural Eco-Living Reviews Self Care Tips and Tricks

My New Skincare Routine

For the first time in my life I actually have a skincare routine! Up until now I've tried and tested different things, but never felt like it was "the one" or something I could consistently afford. But now it's a whole new world and I feel like a real adult 😆

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Natural Shampoo Bars

Eco-Living Tips and Tricks

Natural Shampoo Bars

There has been a lot of talk around PanBam about shampoo bars lately. It's made me curious and I guess you could say I'm on a hair journey now. There are so many benefits to using natural shampoo bars; they eliminate the need for single use plastic bottles, they don't include harmful chemicals that damage your hair in the long run, and they often keep hair looking fresh for longer than commercialized bottled shampoos.

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