BABY | Did It Work? Cradle Cap Edition

Cradle Cap

When my daughter had a flaky baby scalp, I learned it was called “cradle cap.” My mother-in-law calls it “cradle crap” which is more accurate, but nonetheless, I wanted to get rid of it.

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BE | Completing the Cycle: My thoughts on “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up”

Back in January the rage in the literary world was a book by Japanese author Marie Kondo entitled “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing.”

Book Cover

I heard of it a few times before I borrowed it from the library, and though she had some great points, it wasn’t all that new to me.

By no means am I an expert organizer, and especially not a declutterer, though I am known for my organizational skills and talents. It is an innate quality I’ve carried around my entire life. My mother likes to remind me when I was a toddler I sorted all of my toys/knick knacks by color into folded down brown paper bags. My closet has been organized by color and style since I was able to organize it myself. In college my roommates called me “Danny Tanner” (from Full House) for my almost compulsive need to organize. I once organized the M&Ms in my office’s lunch room by color and when someone asked who did it, someone else said, “Who do you think?”

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