Archive | June, 2012

Every Dad’s Diaper Nightmare

June 25, 2012

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Last Thursday I flew to Orlando for a women’s conference.  I had mixed emotions about leaving my precious 5 children but I knew that my husband was more than competent to care for them. Aside from the periodic emotional breakdowns from missing mommy, I hear the kids did just fine.  Not sure if that makes […]

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Let Us Talk About The Elephants In The Room

June 18, 2012

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With cloth diapers there isn’t just one elephant.  There are many. Let’s tackle a few of them. Detergent Everyone wants to rave about their favorite WAHM brand.  But, what if you use a mainstream brand?  Do you cower when someone crunchy asks you what you use on your cloth diapers? You should never cower over […]

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Will Bac-Out Void Your Cloth Diaper Warranty?

June 13, 2012

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I recently had a reader ask if she could use Bac-Out on her Grasshopper and bumGenius Elemental cloth diapers. Since I am always promoting the use of Bac-Out I feel it is my duty to put in some time researching the warranty information of several cloth diaper brands. My rating of Okay or Not Okay […]

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I Found A Cure For the Unmotivated, Funky Slump

June 8, 2012

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If there was ever someone in a funk it’s me. I refer to my brain in two parts: the smart brain and the emotional brain. My smart brain knows I am being selfish and that I have a choice whether I yell at the kids or not. My emotional brain feels the constant nausea, exhaustion […]

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When Is The Last Time You Played Hopscotch?

June 7, 2012

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It hasn’t been too terribly long since I drew a chalk hopscotch on the driveway for the kids.  Of course, I had to show them how it’s done! Abby’s Lane, a huge cloth diaper and baby carrier retailer, has invited you to play hopscotch and enter to win a $25 gift certificate and Ergo Petunia […]

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Is This The Perfect Cloth Diaper?

June 3, 2012

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I have been using cloth diapers since October of 2005.  In the last 6 1/2 years I have been privileged to use more brands than I can count. You’ve rejoiced with me when I discovered the greatness of bum Genius Elementals (then called Organics), Grasshopper Diapers, Rumparooz, Ragababe and sustainablebabyish (and a few others) and […]

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7 Things I Wish I Knew About Cloth Diapers

June 1, 2012

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When you begin to learn about the world of cloth diapers it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the options.  While options are a good thing they leave you asking which is best. Unfortunately, that isn’t an easy question to answer.  But, I can give you some tips I have learned over the last […]

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