Friday, 22 July 2011

Cloth Diapers & Vacation!!!

So we (I) officially decided to go with cloth diapers - they are pretty cool, nothing like they used to be, no straight cloths and baby pins.  Now they come with snaps, waterproof outer shell and elastic all around the legs!!  I know, there will be lots of wash, but if it's better for the environment and my baby's bum, then I'm okay with it!

My mother in law (Linda) and I went to BUMP MATERNITY+ BABY on Wyandotte Street and talked to the owner (I think).  She was very knowledgeable about the diapers.  The brand I'm going with is GroVia and has awesome reviews.  The drawback is to buy a set it's quite expensive, but I'm going to register for it, and people can put a bit towards the set.  Whatever isn't bought, I can buy the rest for 10% off.  And there's tons of super cute prints and colors!  She said it will last for the next baby (s) as well !  If you want to see what it's all about, you can go on their website HERE.

They also carry a line called DIMPLESKINS.  It's all natural and no preservatives, parabens and zinc free - which works perfectly with cloth diapers, so there's no barrier and less mess (always a bonus!)  I first saw this brand in Vancouver, when my brother was living there, and said I wanted to get the line to use for my baby when we had one.  So of course, when I went online to the store that sold it, they no longer had the line, or any baby stuff for that matter.  So I was going to order online directly from the manufacturer, but to my surprise, Bump carried it!

Now that you have all the knowledge you need about cloth diapers and bum cream....onto something really exciting lol.

For my birthday/babymoon, Ryan and I are going to Vegas!  We are staying at Hard Rock Hotel.  It looks awesome and the pool looks wonderful!  We have been a few times, so we are just going to go for rest and relaxation :)  oh and eating and shopping haha!  It will be a good time and nice to get away, and the bonus is that it's super cheap to go away that time of year!  The only drawback is that it's off the strip, but not that far of a walk, so worst case is we take a cab (hehe probably all the time!!)

Well my next post will be revealing the sex of our Baby D!  Let's all cross our fingers that he/she cooperates because I want to start buying gender specific clothing, and not gender neutral!!!


  1. Why is zinc so bad? I've heard zinc sunscreen is recommended for sensitive skin. I might try it on Simon.

  2. It's not bad whatsoever, but if you use cloth diapers, it creates a barrier and the "liquids" don't absorb in the material, that's all :)

  3. You're very brave using cloth diapers. But good for you! It's good for the environment. Toronto composts disposable diapers so I didn't feel so guilty using them.