Carissa M. is a mother to 1 year old twins and a very energetic 3 year old. Though her days are packed with bottles, bathing and cloth diaper changing (she even schedules her showers!) she loves to spend time playing with her brood and sharing her daily experiences on her blog, Mommy2Multiples.
Q: How have cloth diapers changed your life?
Cloth diapering has changed my life in so many ways! Since they were born, my twins have never once had diaper rash and I credit that to their cloth diapers – especially for my son who has eczema and extremely sensitive skin. I think cloth diapers are just as easy to use as disposable diapers especially with pocket style cloth diapers.
Q: This summer I am looking forward to…
Taking the twins to the beach and Sea World for the first time. They love to explore and see new things as much as I love the look on their faces when they are really taking something in.
Q: The most unusual thing in my diaper bag or purse is…
I would say Hot Wheels cars, because for some reason my kids will stop crying and start playing with them whenever they are upset. I have learned I usually need to have at least a couple for entertainment or to stop meltdowns.
Q: If I could live in one outfit for the rest of my life, it would be…
Jean shorts, tank top and flip flops. When keeping up with my kids I am all about comfort — no more spending hours getting ready or making sure I am fashion-forward. By the end of the day, I usually wind up covered with some kind of food or stains on myself from my twins.
Q: If you could offer one piece of advice to a new mom/dad, what would it be?
No mommy or daddy is perfect and you’ll always learn new things that work for your family as you go along. You get into a routine and before long, it becomes second nature, whether it’s shopping with your kids or by yourself for groceries or making sure you have everything you need in your diaper bag for a day out. You learn as you go along.