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Why Choose Cloth Diapers: Health Reasons

March 28, 2009

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When I tell people we use cloth diapers they are almost always shocked. After they make comments like “you’re so brave” or “I could never cloth diaper”, they ask me why. For my family our baby’s health was the reason we chose cloth diapering. My husband is a chiropractor and that opened the door to […]

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Are Disposable Diapers Really That Bad?

February 23, 2011

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Disposable diapers

…ignoring the gel crystals is hard to do when they’re all over your child’s private parts. Sodium Polyacrylate is the super absorbent gel that allows your baby to go 5,…

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Are You Going to a Great Cloth Diaper Change event?

April 22, 2011

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I feel ready. Wednesday I didn’t.  I’ve done a lot between then and now. My banner is made (hand painted by me because it’s so much more organic than a plastic one ;) ), handouts are rolling off the printer as I type, entry cards are cut and cake balls are in the box! Yes, […]

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In a Moment of Weakness, Don’t Be Fooled!

May 19, 2009

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Oh boy, do I ever struggle with those moments!  They seem to always get me at Walmart.  I have a love hate relationship with Walmart. It goes something like this… I love that Walmart offers me more than groceries to fulfill my never-ending itch to shop.  I hate that Walmart offers clothes, kitchen gadgets, household […]

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Your Baby’s Safe…Are You?

May 28, 2008

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Your Baby's Safe...Are You?

A funny story turned into quite an experiment. Weeks ago my son found a couple of menstrual pads and stuck them to his body. In an effort to recycle, I used them as a padding for our tree stake. No one but us could tell that it was a pad protecting our tree from the […]

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Scared to Make the Leap Into Cloth Diapers

July 29, 2011

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Scared to Make the Leap Into Cloth Diapers

This post was generously sponsored by Pico Boo Baby! Thank you!   Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 6 Robin asks: (bolded areas are my emphasis and will be addressed below) I am still not sure about using cloth diapers. I am going to potty train my 22 month old and would like to use […]

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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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Looking For a Unique Way to Experience Cloth Diapers?

April 21, 2014

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…countries, but not the U.S. Disposable diapers contain sodium polyacrylate, a type of super absorbent polymer (SAP), which becomes a gel-like substance when wet. A similar substance had been used…

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Overwhelmed? Cloth Diapers 101

January 5, 2009

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I love the story my pastor tells about Vince Lombardi.  After the Packers had lost 3 or 4 games in a row, Vince meets with his players in the locker room, holds up the football and says, “This is a football.” Mamas, I’m starting at the basics today.  I have been guilty of getting side-tracked […]

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3 Reasons Why I Chose To Cloth Diaper

April 23, 2008

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While the contest for The Ultimate Guide to Cloth Diapers is running, I thought I would share with you the reasons I got started with cloth diapers. There are 3 Reasons I Chose To Use Cloth Diapers: Reason #1. Health In October of 2005, my love/hate relationship with cloth diapers began. Switching to cloth diapers […]

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