Archive | August, 2011

An Interview with Bamboobies plus a Giveaway!

August 28, 2011

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~~**CONGRATULATIONS, KRISTEN BOBBITT! **~~ Did you know that the same super-absorbing polymer gel that is in disposable diapers and disposable menstrual pads is also in those handy disposable breast pads? Honestly, when I first discovered this (don’t ask me why I didn’t figure out this obvious fact years ago) after Camden’s birth I ignored it. […]

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Eco Sprout Cloth Diaper Detergent Review

August 24, 2011

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Anytime a reader posts a question about ammonia someone recommends Eco Sprout detergent.  After jumping on the bandwagon of other highly raved about items and being disappointed I decided to sit this one out. But, money does in fact burn a hole in your pocket (you knew that right?).  I had some affiliate money with […]

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Cloth Diaper Kits Coming To JoAnns, Hancocks and Hobby Lobby!

August 18, 2011

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This is really awesome! I’m pumped…and I don’t sew! Just the fact that cloth diapers are becoming more and more accessible to EVERYONE makes me giddy! The kits are the design of Babyville Boutique (Ellie Joos and Jean Kievlan). **CORRECTION*** There are no kits, all of the items are sold in separate packages so the […]

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Should You Wash Your Washing Machine?

August 16, 2011

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My friend Emi of The Cloth Diaper Report got me thinking about this with her How To Clean Your Washing Machine series. I own a Samsung Steam washer and dryer and while it does have a Pure Clean cycle I can’t say I’ve used it as often as I should. After reading Emi’s “Daily Routine” […]

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Indian Prefolds vs Chinese Prefolds Which to Choose?

August 12, 2011

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This can be a huge question.  Silly that something so minor can bug the heck outta ya. Do I go with the Indian or the Chinese? Sounds like I’m choosing dinner options. Hands down, prefolds are the most popular way of cloth diapering babies around the world.  In 2009 and 2010, Heather of Banana Peels […]

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What the heck is the RDIA?

August 9, 2011

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No, not RDA as in recommended daily allowance, although I should probably check that out too.  But, RDIA. RDIA= Real Diaper Industry Association The RDIA was founded in August 2008, and is made up of cloth diaper retailers, manufacturers, diaper services, small manufacturers (the WAHMs slaving over the kitchen table), diaper information services (like me!), […]

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The Best World Breastfeeding Week Ever

August 4, 2011

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As I sit here contemplating just the right words to describe the events of yesterday, I am overcome with feelings of humility and gratitude. I have always breastfed my children and I am grateful beyond words for this privilege.  Bringing a baby to your breast and nourishing them in a way too special for us […]

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Eco Posh Organic Cloth Diapers Review and Giveaway

August 1, 2011

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Kanga Care, the parent company of Rumparooz, has done it again!  They’ve managed to design and release another diaper to add to my ultimate recommendations list. Eco*Posh is Kanga Care’s line of fitteds (one size and newborn), training pants and wool soakers that releases today, August 1, 2011! I feel so blessed to try out […]

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