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The Skill of Diapering a Little Mover

My baby girl is almost 10 months old now. And though she’s not yet crawling and walking seems to be a (thankfully) distant adventure, she’s hardly one to sit still around the house. With two active older brothers, it’s safe to say that she always wants to be where the action is.

Right now, her only mode of transportation outside of me carrying her is to roll. Thankfully, she doesn’t roll far but she definitely loves to move. Especially when I’m trying to change her diaper. My word but this child loves to squirm. To her, it’s all fun and games but to me, I get a workout just trying to keep her still long enough to get a diaper on her. I find the one arm, one leg pin works well or giving her something “fun” to play with also holds her attention long enough for me to change her. Her latest fascination is a breast pad. I wish I was kidding. Whatever works, right?

Don't let her sedentary lifestyle fool you, this baby loves to shimmy and shake when you change her diaper!
Don’t let her sedentary lifestyle fool you, this baby loves to shimmy and shake when you change her diaper!

I had the privilege of trying out the new Huggies® Little Snugglers Plus not to long ago when my girl was relatively happy to sit still and watch the world. I loved them! We had exactly zero blowouts, zero diaper tab fails and the minnie mouse decor was super cute too! Another opportunity came our way and now that she’s a bit older, we’ve graduated to the Huggies® Little Movers Plus diapers, exclusively sold at Costco. Once again, we have not been disappointed. Even though she’s a challenge to change and loves to grab and pull at anything, she has not managed to pull these diapers off (thank YOU double grip strips!). We’ve also had zero issues with leaks or explosions (something we dealt with every night with our boys who would ALWAYS pee through their diapers at night…grrrr), I give full credit to the GentleAbsorb® Liner for that. An unexpected bonus was how dry the diaper stays which has pretty much eliminated her diaper rashes that would rear their ugly head every time the temperature would rise.

For those more on the technical side of things, here’s some added info on these awesome diapers:

· Huggies’ most absorbent diaper† with ultra-softness

· New DryTouch Liner®

· Double Grip Strips for a comfy fit that lasts.

· Huggies Little Movers Plus are exclusively available at Costco in sizes 1-6!

†Except for Huggies® OverNites diapers

Flying off the shelf (and into my cart) at Costco!
Flying off the shelf (and into my cart) at Costco!

Disclosure: I am part of the Huggies Ambassador Campaign with Influence Central and I receive special perks as part of my affiliation with this group. The opinions on this blog are my own.

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Mayhem “Monday”: The Long Weekend Edition

Disclaimer: I know it’s Tuesday… ******************************************* The May long weekend here never fails to bring about some pretty crappy weather. It almost guarantees rain. This year, we got snow. Snow!!! *weeps* Thankfully, we don’t mind using heat in our house so we made the most of it. This past week was tough. After my CFSC… Continue Reading

Mayhem Monday: Tantrums and November-Like Running

Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a great weekend. It was race weekend here and even though I wasn’t racing, I enjoyed watching everyone’s results come in and seeing all the great race photos. I’m looking forward to digging into some good race recaps this week. I did manage to get out for what ended… Continue Reading