Archive | April, 2014

Bleach and Cloth Diapers: A Match Made in Heaven or a Recipe for Disaster?

April 30, 2014

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To bleach or not to bleach; that is the question! Many of us have been there. Something’s wrong with our cloth diapers…there is a stink…or a leak…or maybe a rash that just won’t go away. You try everything…more rinses…a different detergent…not using a particular diaper. Still no remedy is found. Maybe you feel like there […]

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Guide to Prepping Cloth Diapers

April 28, 2014

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Prepping is so important! This is because it is the process that allows your cloth diapers to reach their full absorbency. Prepping also rinses away residues from natural fibers that can deposit on other diapers and cause repelling (which means leaks). Oddly enough, most companies don’t include prepping instructions with new cloth diapers. A little work […]

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A One Size Diaper That Really fits from Newborn to Potty Training? Yes there is: Moraki All in 2 {Review and Giveaway}

April 23, 2014

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This isn’t the first time Moraki has been on All About Cloth Diapers. With a nod to Autumn’s post: Moraki hits a Homerun with their new AIO, I would like to add that Moraki still has all our bases covered! Skinny thighs…check; chunky baby…check; 3 year old toddler…check. I have to admit that at first […]

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Looking For a Unique Way to Experience Cloth Diapers?

April 21, 2014

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It is facts like these that solidly back my support for the use of cloth diapers instead of disposables. Per the Real Diaper Association’s website: “Disposable diapers are the third largest single consumer item in landfills; it is estimated to take about 250-500 years for one disposable diaper to decompose; and the manufacture and use […]

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Is it Necessary to Use a Cloth Diaper Safe Detergent?

April 16, 2014

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I am sure you have gathered by now, I am a Tide user. But it is not where I started. I too heard that you must use approved cloth diaper safe detergents. But as Autumn has said before, I think you have a little more wiggle room with that than you think. I may go […]

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What works for me…How I wash cloth diapers!

April 14, 2014

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I am going to start by telling you while this wash routine works great for me, there is no guarantee that it will work for you. There are so many variables to consider with cloth diaper laundry (i.e. Water type, washer type, detergents, which cloth diapers are used). I actually really wish it weren’t so […]

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How To Remove Just About Any Stain From a Cloth Diaper: a step-by-step guide

April 9, 2014

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I know that there are people out there that could care less if one of their cloth diapers has a stain. Not me, I like to keep mine stain free because I never know when I will need to whip out a cloth diaper to show a layman how awesome they are! It’s not as […]

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Big Announcement! Recommendations Page Is Updated!

April 7, 2014

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Whew! That was a bigger task than I thought. The recommendations page is an awesome resource for people new to cloth or someone just looking to try something new.  There are links to buy the items and quick links to indepth All About Cloth Diapers reviews! It is full of all things cloth diaper…from A-Z. Now included are […]

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The Three D’s of Poo Removal: Diaper Sprayer, Dunk and Swish and Disposable Liners!

April 4, 2014

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We have definitely crossed into the land of toddler poo. A much different place than exclusively breastfed island and starting solids peninsula! If you have other children you know what to expect. But if this is your first, you might be in for a rude awakening. In the early days, when your little one is exclusively […]

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