Palliative: Heavy shadow that are hard to express into words

#365careabbey The addition of the word, palliative, to our day to day vocabulary has shifted our world. There are new feelings … I thought it was not possible to experience such depth or range of feeling associated with one word, especially at this stage of our journey with Abbey. The feelings are a heavy shadow […]

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Cloth Nappies for Special Needs Kids: Is it an option for my child?

The time from using nappies to toilet training can seem like a very long journey for any parent; more so a special needs parent. As a mum of a special needs child, Abbey, who is still in nappies after 12 years, I am not sure if she will ever develop the skills needed to become […]

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Breastvest Review: Great to wear normal clothes again.

A breastfeeding mamma from our Cloth Nappy Doctor community has shared her experience of the Breastvest nursing singlet. Lauren Blais shares… The breast vest has been designed to wear under your ‘normal’ clothes. It converts any of your non nursing tops into breast feeding tops, so it’s great to be able to wear your normal […]

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Ask Me Anything August 2017: Cloth Nappy Doctor

Every month in the Cloth Nappy Doctor Chats Facebook Group you have the opportunity to ask the Cloth Nappy Doctor anything. We also present a topic and in August it was a demonstration of the Breastvest and reusable nursing pads. If you missed it, check it out below. Contents 1.01 Breastvest demonstration by the Cloth […]

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5 Tips to start a business while being a full-time carer.

My whole life changed 12 years ago. I was progressing well on my planned career path as a researcher with either a university or government department. I was completing my PhD in economics, my daughter Abbey was 8 months old. Then my whole future changed in a single moment. Abbey had her first recognisable seizure. […]

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Cloth Nappy Awards 2017: What did you think?

The results are in for the Australian Cloth Nappy Awards 2017. Unfortunately, though, the whole thing made me cringe in despair for parents who may be using these awards to influence their nappy choice. The big winner was, in my opinion, Baby Beehinds. They received a placement in 10 of the 14 categories. Another two brands, […]

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Breastvest Review: Keeping your modesty

Breastvest review from Kylie, a breastfeeding in our community. Kylie shares …. Not looking to sell a kidney for ugly unshapely maternity wear for breastfeeding? Sick of all the maternity/nursing wear with the unflattering stripes and extra space for the pregnancy belly you no longer require? Have a wardrobe full of nice pre-pregnancy clothes you […]

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Dance with Depression: Cloth Nappy Doctor Story

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I was honoured to share my story with the Queensland Times about how running a small business can trigger those deep feelings associated with depression and anxiety. You can read about my dance with depression in the full article here  The Bank of Queensland commissioned a study to see how small business owners handle the […]

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Planetwise Snack Range: Cloth Nappy Doctor Reviews

Thinking about converting to reusable snack and sandwich wraps/pouches. Check out Planetwise! They have a brilliant range of easy to use and practical items. The Cloth Nappy Doctor reviews the Planetwise Snack Range with her son, Daniel. Do you have a favourite item from the Planetwise Snack Range? How did you make a small change? […]

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