Before you actually have a baby in hand, you’re overwhelmed by cute mittens, onesie outfits and generally dreaming of dressing the baby as if he’ll be in line with the paparazzi 24-7. For me, I envisioned white and all neutral colors for C. I drove everyone nuts and wouldn’t allow any blue in his budding wardrobe.
Once C arrived, focus shifted to the buttons, snaps, zippers and generally the length of time it took to get him in and out of clothing. If you factor in messy bottles, diaper accidents, baths and pajamas, you are changing the baby A LOT. Now that C is 6 months old, it’s no better. Solids are a messy undertaking (more on that later).
As soon as he outgrew his first round of clothing, I was on the hunt for every side snap / kimono style onesie I could get my hands on. Full length zippers became my jam and I knew only one thing.
I would NEVER buy a traditional onesie again.
No more pushing squirmy arms through holes and no more speed dressing in hopes of making it through without a cry. I only buy side snap / kimono style onesies or rompers that completely button or zip from top to bottom.
It’s honestly been a game changer. C is getting even more restless as he can now sit up and my ‘changing time’ is limited.
Where I find my favorite side snap onesies and full zip pieces
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