Archive | November, 2008

Are You Thankful?

November 29, 2008

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Of course you are! But are you like me and often forget how blessed you are? Sometimes I can’t believe how ungrateful and selfish I can be. My goal with All About Cloth Diapers is to bring you reviews and how-to information on cloth diapers, but I would also like to bring encouragement to your […]

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Cloth Diapers and Water Usage

November 25, 2008

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Making the decision to cloth diaper is a huge accomplishment.  What seems like an obvious choice for every family often goes undiscovered by the majority of the population.  Ask most young adults any question about cloth diapers and the only response you’ll get is perhaps one that includes “rubber pants, pins, and a square cloth.”  […]

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When You Feel Like Giving Up…

November 20, 2008

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I was there yesterday.  Three kids and myself all had the stomach virus.  The little one inside me was not happy about this.  Diarrhea in a cloth diaper is the ONE time when I think, “man, I wish I could throw this in the trash.” But, despite the vomit, the poop, the horrible stinch, the […]

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How to Successfully Buy Used Cloth Diapers

November 18, 2008

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Let’s face it, everyone wants a good deal.  But, sometimes “too good to be true” is well “too good to be true.”  I’ve been duped twice in my 3 years of cloth diapering and it is horrible!  It took me weeks to get over that someone wanted to steal from me.  Of course there are […]

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Does This Economy Have You Cutting Back?

November 14, 2008

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If you watch the news, listen to the radio, or even glance at a newspaper or magazine you’ve heard the rumor that “times are tough financially”.  Whether you’re in the trenches or not, chances are you felt at least a small bit of pain over the last few months. For us, the biggest budget buster […]

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How I Use Bac-Out

November 11, 2008

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There are always tons of questions when it comes to washing cloth diapers, removing stink, and how to use laundry additives.  Like most of you, we were plagued by the dreaded stinky diapers even when supposedly clean.  I had read about Bac-Out by Biokleen and gave it a shot. At first I used Bac-Out in […]

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Why I Blog About Cloth Diapers

November 9, 2008

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In 2005, I entered the world of cloth diapering.  I’d love to say it was an easy transition but oh my goodness was I overwhelmed.  I know for a fact that I would have not started cloth diapering at that time if it wasn’t for my wonderful friend Melisa.  She literally took me by the […]

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Bumkins Cloth Diapers: A Pleasant Surprise

November 5, 2008

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Two weeks ago I opened my front door to find a big square box from Bumkins. I was so excited that it had arrived and in a fancy box! It was like Christmas! I had agreed to give the Bumkins cloth diapering systems a try although I had made the assumption that they weren’t going […]

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One-Size Pocket Cloth Diapers

November 1, 2008

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There are times when you crave simplicity and you just aren’t interested in buying cloth diapers every 6 months (okay, who are you? I don’t believe you exist. lol). When this is the case a good one-size pocket cloth diaper is the way to go. Why a one-size pocket? The one-size feature on cloth diapers […]

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