Helping practically

How to help with our new baby’s arrival.

Since we already have most of the baby items we need (including a wardrobe full of cute baby boy clothes) there are only a few things we need to gather this time around. If you‘d like to help us prepare, here are some of the specifics we’re looking for:

  • A fabulous double stroller that we can use with Levi and the new baby (they’ll be less than 20 months apart!), as well as for the new baby and perhaps another baby (or two?) down the track. 🙂 The one we’d like is the Baby Jogger City Select as it can be used with a newborn and a toddler (or two newborns/two toddlers) or used as just a single stroller. It’s so versatile and so perfect for our needs that we’re calling this one the “Dream Stroller”.  It’s a pricey stroller, but we think with be worth it in the long run! Please let us know if you’d like to contribute toward this project.
  • More cloth diapers. We use BumGenius cloth diapers with Levi and I’d like to add another 15 to our stash in order to be able to diaper two kids at once (and intermix the liners and inserts with the ones we already have). These aren’t cheap either, but again we think they are worth it since they do save us big dollars in the long run.
  • A new crib/cot mattress. I scored a second freebie crib/cot from our local Freecycle listings but it needs a new mattress. (Ryan will be repurposing it into a toddler bed for Levi.)
  • A second camera for our baby monitor. (We have the Summer Infantino video monitor.)
Please let us know if you’d be able to help with any of these items.

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