Sunday, November 2, 2008

Compact for Cleopatra

I have a new granddaughter in Brooklyn whose name is Cleopatra. Cleo's mother bought or borrowed a used baby stroller, changing table, baby swing, baby chair, basinette, even a breast pump, early in her pregnancy. In Brooklyn people don't hang on to stuff long, because they don't have any space in their tiny apartments. She did buy new diapers-- expensive but breathable and very absorbant. I never understood why disposable diapers were more carbon friendly than washable, and I can't imagine why anyone would ever have to buy any new outfits for a baby, since babies outgrow their things so fast and can be passed on in perfect condition to the next baby.

1 comment:

Larkin said...

Thanks so much for this post! I think thats a wonderful idea, even here theres used baby stuff for sale everywhere.

Also, Cleopatra is an amazing name!