Cluster Feeding Survival Tips

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Hey all! My name is Jessica. I am very lucky to have a chunky 5-month-old boob monster who inspired this post (she’s awesome) and a fantastic husband who indulges my LilHelper obsession!

Cluster feeding, otherwise known as don’t-plan-anything-because-you-won’t-get-off-the-couch time. Cluster feeding is when babies space feedings closer. This is normal and can be experienced day or night. If you have twins, it is often referred to as bed camping and you will soon learn why.

Read on for our cluster feeding survival tips!

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It’s Mother’s Day Already?

is it mothers day already? blog header from lilhelper.ca blog - photo of a mom hugging her toddler who is standing, wearing an orange lil helper cloth diaperI can’t believe how much more quickly time passes as a parent. It’s crazy that Mother’s Day is less than a week away!

I swear it was just yesterday my oldest was born but she’s almost eight, so I know my perception of time is warped. Days blur together in the best way where I can only remember all the sweet moments. The moments where my girls will come up to me out of the blue and tell me they love me. Conveniently, I don’t remember the time that they flooded their bedroom with soap and water when I asked them to clean it. Oh wait, I do remember, but I look back on it and laugh.

There are some days where I am so eager for bedtime. Days that I’m fixated on the clock to see if I can finally get a break. Parenting is HARD!

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Cloth Diapering at Daycare

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Hello friends! My name is Tamara, and I’m LilHelper obsessed!  I have a 14 month old son named Benny, and we live in beautiful British Columbia, Canada. Somehow I convinced the head-honchos at LilHelper HQ to let me join their Creative Content Team, and here I am today to talk to you about Cloth Diapering at Daycare!


I am a stay at home Mom myself, but I know that for many working parents, the decision to cloth diaper at daycare is one fraught with worry and stress.

What will your care-provider think?

Will they even allow it?

Will they be willing or able to keep up with your diapering routine?

What supplies will you need to send every day?

I took it upon myself to find out the answer to those questions and more!

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