Author Archives | Autumn Beck

About Autumn Beck

Autumn is a wife, mother, homeschool teacher, friend and most important a follower of Christ. She began cloth diapering in 2005 and has experienced many joys and trials throughout the years. Autumn enjoys writing but would choose camping with her family any day!

Have you heard the cloth diaper song!?

February 4, 2010

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I love it!! It’s by  Mr. Mike Sings and it’s called I Use Cloth. Way cute! (http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/jeffjohnson7) [Audio: http://www.fileden.com/files/2009/3/31/2386098/I%20Use%20Cloth.mp3] My favorite line => “My baby’s backside is cute even if it’s covered in poop.” HAHAHA Here are the lyrics: Your baby poops and your baby pees, Every time she sits on your knees. You want […]

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Do Your Cloth Diapers Have Stones in Them?

January 31, 2010

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I remember a couple of months ago a cloth diaper mama on Twitter asked what everyone did for “cloth diaper stones”? I had no clue what she was talking about.  Not that that is entirely surprising, I can’t possibly know everything there is to know about cloth diapers ;) Of course, as it always works […]

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The Cloth Diaper that may be my NEW #1

January 27, 2010

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Can I have a two-way tie? I feel like it would be a sin to demote my beloved Bum Genius Organic AIO. I just said something dealing with cloth diapers would be a sin…this coming from someone who just accepted that cloth diapers are just cloth diapers.  (Pink diaper incident) Back to my new love. […]

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Cloth Diapers Clean as a Whistle

January 23, 2010

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While I was on vacation this past week I saw a video posted on Facebook that I couldn’t wait to get home and share with you! I don’t endorse any one detergent as “the” cloth diaper detergent.  However, Kim of Rockin Green Soap is doing a fantastic job of proving the efficacy of her formula. […]

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Are Dancing Bears Fleece Soakers Worth It?

January 17, 2010

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Is this cover really as good as it looks and sounds? Really, I want to know.  I was window shopping on The Diaper Wagon tonight and came across the Dancing Bears Nighttime Fleece Soaker. It looks so soft! And it looks nice and thick. Plus, $20 for a soaker that I’d use almost nightly is […]

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I ruined my cloth diapers!

January 14, 2010

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Well, perhaps “ruined” is a slight exaggeration.  After all, they are still usable.  So what’s wrong with them? THEY’RE ALL PINK!! And I have a boy. But, they still hold pee and poop so all is not lost. However, that was no consolation to me the first 48 hrs after my disaster.  The Flip and […]

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NEW Leslie’s Boutique Wet/Dry Bag Giveaway

January 10, 2010

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*CONTEST CLOSED—WINNER CHOSEN** How many times have you wished you had a pocket on the outside of your wet bag? For me it’s every time I go somewhere.  I hate having to take 2 bags: one for a clean cloth diaper and a ziploc with wipes and my Leslie’s Boutique wet bag. Leslie, being the […]

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Cloth Diapers on Facebook

January 4, 2010

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A year ago it was hard to get to know the owners of my favorite cloth diaper stores. They were busy, I was busy. But, as social networking grew and grew it became easy to connect with anyone in the cloth diaper business. Designers, marketers, retailers, bloggers and of course cloth diaper parents now can […]

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Bottombumpers Cloth Diapers

December 31, 2009

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I am a huge fan of easy.  And I mean easy enough for my husband and 7yo daughter.  For this house that usually means an aplix all-in-one. Bottombumpers cloth diapers are just the type of easy everyone needs in their stash.  Before Thanksgiving, Stacy sent me a red Aplix (at my request because I don’t […]

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Best Cloth Diapers for Nighttime

December 28, 2009

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Finding a nighttime solution that works for your baby can be extremely stressful.  No parent wants to change a diaper in the middle of the night and the last thing any parent wants to do is change sheets! Whether your child is a light-wetter or super-soaker it doesn’t matter; 12 hours or more in one […]

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My Experience with Flip Disposable Inserts

December 20, 2009

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I don’t recommend disposable diapers or inserts be used on a regular or even occassional basis. If they are used it should be for those rare times when using cloth diapers would be unfeasible. Having said that, in November on our final camping trip of the year I decided to try out the disposable inserts […]

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Top 10 Cloth Diapers of 2009

December 16, 2009

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2009, has seen the release of many new cloth diaper designs.  But how many of them broke into the top 10 best sellers? Topping my favorite stores of 2009 is Banana Peels Diapers, owned by Heather Lent.  Besides the great layout and super color scheme (which I am nerdy enough to care about), Heather carries […]

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Sbish Knit Wool Is Amazing!

December 11, 2009

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I adore writing reviews for products that have become my favorites. Erin, the brain behind Sustainablebabyish (sloomb) was very thoughtful to send me some of her new knits.  The new Sbish knit wool products have soared to the top of my favorites list for many reasons. But, my opinion can’t hold that much weight for […]

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Should You Buy Kissaluvs Antibacterial Pail Liner?

December 5, 2009

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YES! What do we all want in a pail liner? I mean besides one that will magically wash and dry the cloth diapers that go in it ;) We want it to be completely leak-proof, durable, roomy and for it to not fall into the pail when a diaper is dropped in. Check. Check. Check. […]

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What Do I Need To Cloth Diaper?

November 29, 2009

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Simple. That’s all we need.  Cloth diapering is complicated all too often. In this video, Leigh shows us how to cloth diaper with prefolds, PUL covers and a snappi.  I love her video editing! Makes for an enjoyable 7 minutes of learning.  There are many great products Leigh spotlights and I have provided Amazon links […]

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