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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. You can read more from Autumn over at https://www.facebook.com/beautifullyblessedlashes.

Have You Tried Gro Baby Cloth Diapers?

April 14, 2009

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**putting a bag over my head**  I haven’t tried them yet!  Appalling I know. One of my followers on Twitter (my ID is clothdiapertips or you can click the twitter icon in the left column) sent me the link to a YouTube video reviewing the new Gro Baby cloth diaper system. I had a pre-order […]

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Are SposoEasy cloth diapers really that good?

April 10, 2009

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There simply isn’t enough time to try every cloth diaper on the market.  So how do I decide which cloth diaper I will put to the test each week? One way is a WAHM asks me to.  That’s a no-brainer!  I love reviewing products for hard working WAHMs. Another way to reel me in is […]

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What is your biggest issue with cloth diapers?

April 2, 2009

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I’m a mom just like you.  I am busy, my to-do list is way too long, there is always someone needing something, I hardly have time for a shower, and I can never catch up on laundry.  So the last thing I need is cloth diaper problems. One problem that I can’t stand is stink!  […]

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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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Is There Really A “Magic Diaper”?

March 24, 2009

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I have been around cloth diapers long enough to have read the dozens of raves for “the best nighttime diaper”… all different diapers of course. Everyone has their favorites.  And every mother thinks (and dozens email me) their child is the heaviest wetter. My recommendation has always been to add more layers of absorbency, one […]

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Want to Know How the Soft Bums PerfectFit is Working Out?

March 21, 2009

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When Sterling was born I couldn’t imagine putting a one-sized diaper on him. Mainly because of his umbilical cord and his super skinny legs. But as soon as I cut off that horribly big umbilical clamp, I just had to try a Soft Bums PerfectFit on him. Sarah’s brilliant toggle design enables me to tighten […]

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Going Out Of Business Sales!

March 17, 2009

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Here are some fantastic deals for all you cloth diaper addicts…did I just say that??  I mean devoted cloth diaper users. There aren’t a lot of inventory left on these sites but I want to bring attention to a couple of diapers that I highly recommend: Bum-Ware AIO: Trim, natural cotton inner, quick drying, strong […]

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The Best Newborn Cloth Diaper

March 12, 2009

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Since the birth of our new son, Sterling, I have quickly found my favorite newborn diaper. Before I get to my favorite here are 2 things I learned right away: 1) I can’t imagine putting a one-sized diaper on a newborn! Sterling was born 8lbs 9oz and 22″ long.  His legs are so skinny!  A […]

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Where To Buy Cloth Diaper Making Supplies

March 9, 2009

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I recently discovered the blog of one of my readers and was excited to see that she is an EXTREMELY talented cloth diaper maker! Because I am not a seamstress I asked her permission to reprint a recent post she wrote on where to buy cloth diaper making supplies. Hello~ Thank you ladies for all […]

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How To Wash Cloth Diapers

March 6, 2009

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How many ways can you rehash this arguement??  Oh, a million and one! But no matter how many posts I write, washing cloth diapers remains the most asked about and commented on topic. Here is a list of posts I have done in regards to washing/stripping cloth diapers: Washing Cloth Diapers Fabric Softener on Cloth […]

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How My Cloth Diaper Journey Began

March 2, 2009

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I have always enjoyed reading my baby book or finding an old journal to re-discover life changing moments.  First steps, first date, meeting my husband, chiropractic school and all the new thoughts I was exposed to, births of my children…all these events changed me from who I was before to who I was going to […]

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Not All Husbands Are Clueless About Cloth Diapers

February 26, 2009

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No this is not an announcement that I’ve had the baby or that my husband is cloth diaper genius! I was searching YouTube last night looking at cloth diaper videos and after about 20 I found one that made me laugh.  99% of the videos are shot by mom but this one has dad narrating.  […]

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I Refuse To Buy Another Cloth Diaper Pail!

February 23, 2009

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I have had it with diaper pails.  Every 3 months I have to go buy another cheap trash can from Walmart because the spring or clasp breaks on the lid. I was determined the other day to find a solution that would work for me forever!  I know many moms use a hanging wet bag, […]

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BumGenius All In One Organics Cloth Diapers w/ Snaps

February 20, 2009

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If you read any of my posts that contain a list of my favorite cloth diapers, you know that BumGenius AIO Organics makes the list. This cloth diaper has never let me down with trimness and performance but the aplix was becoming a pain.  The outside strip was actually starting to come off and I […]

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Softbums Premium PerfectFit AI2: A Review PLUS Contest!

February 16, 2009

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Oh how I wish I could give one of these diapers to every one of my readers. To have the word “perfect” in the name of the diaper is no accident.  I love this diaper. But, my love isn’t enough for you to buy Softbums PerfectFit All-In-Twos for your children.  I’ll give you a breakdown […]

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