So as you may or may not know, my husband and I had our first baby back in November and it has changed our lives forever, in all the best ways. My little one is the joy of my life and all he wants to do his cuddle with me all day and night, unfortunately not allowing me to do such things as eat, fold laundry, etc... and I needed a spot to lay him down where he would still feel held. Enter this pillow! Inspired by luxury baby pillows online, this is the low budget version, which you will see by the materials needed. *DISCLAIMER* Use lounger at your own risk. Never leave child unsupervised. Materials: 2 pillowcases and 1 pillow, needle, pins, thread, scissors, ruler, iron, ironing board and (optional) sewing machine. Yes. That is it. Start by flipping the pillow case inside out and ironing. Then using a ruler mark 6 1/2 inches from each corner and mark a square. Using the inner mark as a fulcrum, mark 6 1/2 inches away in an arc. Pencil the lin
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