Archive | May, 2008

How To Remove Stains

May 31, 2008

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Most of the time I never have to worry about stains. When Paisley’s diapers do have them a little Oxyclean does the job. But for those really bad poopies that leave major stains what do you do? I am not completely opposed to using bleach but obviously it is a last resort. Here are some […]

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Your Baby’s Safe…Are You?

May 28, 2008

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A funny story turned into quite an experiment. Weeks ago my son found a couple of menstrual pads and stuck them to his body. In an effort to recycle, I used them as a padding for our tree stake. No one but us could tell that it was a pad protecting our tree from the […]

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How To Pin A Cloth Diaper

May 24, 2008

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As with anything in life a little practice makes perfect. Pins are no different. I personally have put in zero practice therefore I have a great fear of pins. Thoughts of stabbing my baby give me nightmares. But, having said that I know there are thousands of moms pinning diapers successfully every hour. This video […]

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I Found The Best Natural Laundry Detergent!

May 21, 2008

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Finally! I have found the detergent for all our family’s needs. I really did not think it would be this frustrating and expensive. Until recently I had no reason to find a new detergent. But after seeking allergy tests for my daughter’s eczema on her thighs I discovered that she was allergic to Tide. Removing […]

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Fabric Softener on Cloth Diapers *gasp*

May 17, 2008

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Yes!!! You can do it! I was e.l.a.t.e.d. to discover this. When it comes to adding anything to my laundry routine, I am a chicken to try it on my own. I wait for permission from some other brave cloth diapering mama. Then when it works for her, I dive in. What is it that […]

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Cloth Diapers: No Baby Required

May 14, 2008

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There are so many cute cloth diapering videos on YouTube but this one had me laughing pretty hard. As much as I love cloth diapers, when my children are grown you may find me cloth diapering my poor animals. This mama couldn’t wait to use her cloth diapers and tried them out on her very […]

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Nighttime Diaper Absorbency Test

May 10, 2008

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Everyone always wants to know what the most absorbent diaper is. We currently have a nighttime routine that works perfect for us but I am always interested in diapers that perform well. As my afternoon entertainment, I performed an absorbency test (with 1 child pooping on the floor, another falling face first on the pavement […]

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Pocket Diaper Inserts

May 7, 2008

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A pocket diaper doesn’t work without an insert. Depending on the insert, you could have a very trim diaper or a big bubble butt. Inserts are extremely easy to make, but for those who are sewing-challenged (I’m raising my hand) there are dozens of choices. I have divided the different inserts by the material they […]

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My Top 4 Pocket Cloth Diapers

May 2, 2008

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I have been excited to write about my favorite pocket cloth diapers but had to wait for the arrival of a particular brand I wanted to try. A pocket diaper does not require a cover (there are a few pocket fitted cloth diapers that do). Pocket cloth diapers are sewn on 3 sides with the […]

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