Author Archives | Michelle Barber

About Michelle Barber

Michelle is a wife and mommy (her dream come true)! Her family is her heart, and she feels that cloth diapering is a product of that love! Michelle finds solace in music, reading, writing, but mostly in her quietly beautiful times with Christ.

Are Your Expectations To High? My Confessions

August 15, 2012

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Today’s post was written by guest author Michelle Barber.  Michelle is a favorite guest here at All About Cloth Diapers.  I can completely relate to her confessions. Can you? We all know how we as moms can be…hard on ourselves. I think the most encouragement I receive when reading other Mom’s blogs or emails is […]

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The Point of No Return

March 28, 2012

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Guest post by Michelle. An idea was subtly suggested to me by someone a few months ago; to consider stopping the use of cloth diapers because of the time I invest in their cleaning and such. This suggestion was presented not in a negative way but in a sympathetic way, trying to help me find […]

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Imagine Me Practicing EC: The Why and How

January 26, 2012

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Today’s post is written by Michelle Barber of New Mercies.  You can read Part 1: Imagine Me Practicing EC and Part 2: The Who What When and Where of EC for more information.  Part 3 picks up where Part 2 left off… WHY? Why do I practice EC? Not only is practicing EC easier than […]

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Imagine Me Practicing EC- A Devoted Working Dad

January 23, 2012

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Imagine Me Practicing EC – Part 2 By Michelle Barber In this part 2, I will discuss who, what, when, where, [In Part 3 coming Thursday January 26th you can read the why, and how I and my family practice EC. In addition, I will touch upon the different options in degrees of practicing EC, […]

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Imagine Me Practicing EC – Part 1

November 26, 2011

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Today’s post is written by Michelle Barber from New Mercies.  Chances are if you are cloth diapering you have heard of the practice of Elimination Communication (EC). Simply stated by Wikipedia, “Elimination Communication (EC) is a toilet training practice in which a caregiver uses timing, signals, cues and intuition to respond to an infant’s need […]

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