Archive | July, 2008

Has Your Local News Reported On Cloth Diapers?

July 30, 2008

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Across the country dozens of news channels every year present special segments on the comeback of cloth diapers. The exposure that a news story can bring to cloth diapers is outstanding. Millions of viewers tune in nightly to watch their local news channel. In this video, North Carolina news channel WXII12, goes inside the organic […]

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Did You Know You Can Buy Cloth Diapers At Costco?

July 26, 2008

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Costco has always been one of my favorite places to shop, now I love it even more. Now available online and in-store (not sure about all stores or selection) are Bumkins All-In-Ones, Bumkins Bamboo fitteds and Bumkins Covers. Bumkins All-In-One Diaper Bundle 6-pack with 6 Diaper Inserts: Bumkins All In Ones are not a top […]

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Most Popular Cloth Trainers

July 23, 2008

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For more current trainer information check out the three part series Ultimate Guide to Cloth Trainers (link is to part 1). Potty Training/Potty Learning can be an exciting yet highly stressful time for mom and child. We want the child to feel wet but not so wet that we’re cleaning up accidents all day. During […]

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Thought About Using Cloth Wipes?

July 18, 2008

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I have to admit that switching to cloth wipes took quite a while for me. I began cloth diapering in 2005 and only this year have stopped buying disposable wipes. What stopped me was the major convenience of disposable wipes. I had no simple system in mind on how to use cloth wipes. It wasn’t […]

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How The Laundry Ball Changed The Way I Wash Cloth Diapers

July 16, 2008

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In the middle of June I wrote a post about removing buildup from your cloth diapers. In that post one of my suggestions was for the Laundry Ball. At the time of writing I didn’t have a need for any of the items. But after spending a weekend camping with no laundry facilities, I came […]

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Disposable Diapers: Environmental Time Bomb

July 11, 2008

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Last night instead of watching my usual HGTV or TLC, I got caught up in a show on The History Channel called The Works. The title of the show was “Garbage”. “Garbage” centered around a New York City landfill and described how landfills are made, how they are filled, and how they are used after […]

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How To Sew In The Elastic For Cloth Diapers

July 9, 2008

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Amber of Diaperkits.com has created some great how-to videos on YouTube recently. This video shows you how to use the blind method of sewing in elastic in a fitted cloth diaper. Her sewing machine leaves me speechless. It looks like it can sew the elastic by itself! But I assure you that this can be […]

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My 4 Favorite Cloth Diapers

July 4, 2008

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Since it’s the 4th of July, I thought it would be fun to list my 4 favorite diapers of all time. Please include your list! 1) Thirsties Pocket AIO: Thirsties were included in My Top 5 All-In-Ones months ago. Thirsties just released a brand new V2 of the Pocket AIO. The two major changes are […]

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8 Reasons Why Fuzzi Bunz Are So Popular

July 1, 2008

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What is it about Fuzzi Bunz that makes them so popular? When I talk to owners of bricks and mortar stores and online boutiques, they all unanimously claim that Fuzzi Bunz are the top seller. The main reason for Fuzzi Bunz wide-spread success is mainstream availability. You are not likely to find a store that […]

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