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by Heloise
Sat Dec 17, 2016 6:29 pm
Forum: Forum Rules
Topic: Getting Started
Replies: 19
Views: 13546

Re: Getting Started

A lovely forum. Hope I can settle-in and make myself at home.

I'm an old-fashioned, frugal, stay-at-home mom of 4, fulltime homemaker, and love all things antique and vintage.

My passion is frugality and simplicity!
by Heloise
Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:50 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: What do you wish that you had done sooner for yourself?
Replies: 41
Views: 5930

Re: What do you wish that you had done sooner for yourself?

Quitting smoking. Aside from wishing I had never started in the first place, I wish I had quit years earlier.
by Heloise
Sat Dec 17, 2016 5:44 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Cloth Diapers
Replies: 23
Views: 3762

Re: Cloth Diapers

I am suspicious that disposable diapers, and training pants, are TOO GOOD at keeping a baby dry, and that's why it seems toddlers are getting potty trained much later than they used to be. The kid doesn't feel yucky when they pee, so they don't realize the need to use the toilet. So they don't. It'...
by Heloise
Sat Dec 17, 2016 12:46 pm
Forum: Chat room
Topic: Cloth Diapers
Replies: 23
Views: 3762

Re: Cloth Diapers

Used cloth diapers and rubber pants for all three of my children (1980's), and one step child (early 90's). Saved an astronomical amount of money cloth diapering, and loved always having a clean fresh supply of diapers on hand around the clock. Never any worries over running out, and no emergency ru...