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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.

My Babywearing Journey Through The Years

September 24, 2012

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moby2009

Like many parents my baby wearing days began with the horrid Infantino.  I was too poor to buy a Baby Bjorn, equally as bad. I figured out quickly that this was not a good carrier.  Not because I read on a parenting forum that XYZ was better than ABC, but because my husband was in […]

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What Cloth Diaper Brand Is The Mystery Diaper??

September 18, 2012

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ecomystery

I am having so much fun using my mystery diapers!! I can’t wait for you to see more than just the teasers I’ll give you now. To join in all the fun hop on over to The Eco Chic and RSVP for the Twitter party (there will be prizes!) happening Thursday October 4th from 9-10 […]

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Do Cloth Diapers Really Save You Money?

September 17, 2012

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line

I’ve shown you in the past how you can begin using cloth diapers for $200. But, the reality is most of us a visual learners.  Show us a graph, chart or pretty infographic and you got us. Do you ever wonder how many disposable diapers a child goes through in a year?  Have you ever […]

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Dearest Diapers Celebrates One Year With Big Giveaways!

September 14, 2012

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Dearest Diapers 1 Year Anniversary1

I first “met” Rana earlier this year when gathering products for the Ultimate Guide to Cloth Trainers. Since then we have bumped into each other thanks to a common love for hard-to-find (HTF) cloth diapers.  Who doesn’t love a challenge?? Today, I am happy to join in the One Year Anniversary Celebration of Rana’s store […]

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Cloth Diaper Safe Diaper Rash Creams UPDATED

September 11, 2012

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rashcreams

Updated in 2016 with A LOT of NEW information.  Click here to see the updated post to Cloth Diaper Safe Diaper Rash Creams! This is an update to a post originally published in 2009.  Over the years the original has been highly referenced and I still receive comments on it 3+ years later. Below you […]

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Hybrid Fitted Review Series: Little Boppers

September 6, 2012

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littleboppers

Last month I introduced myself to the world of hybrid fitteds in a post called What Is A Hybrid Fitted Cloth Diaper? After writing that post I had a strong desire to try out several different brands and see how they differed in fit, absorbency and quality. Over the next several weeks I will bring […]

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An Open Letter to Natural Detergent Makers

September 4, 2012

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mission

Dear Natural Detergent Makers, Thank you for the countless hours you have spent testing and retesting different detergent formulas all in an effort to produce a product safe for family and environment.  Your efforts have not gone unnoticed. As a matter of fact, the market seems to be inundated with amateur chemists cranking out their […]

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Come See My Amazing Beautiful Diaper Guardian

August 31, 2012

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Come See My Amazing Beautiful Diaper Guardian

Since moving to California the kids and I have been discovering the different insects, birds and trees here. The obvious differences are the trees and birds.  But, the insects has been interesting.  In Texas, especially in the country, it seems you can’t turn around without finding a nasty bug. Besides a very unfortunate maggot incidence […]

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Read These Cloth Diaper Articles From Fellow Bloggers!

August 28, 2012

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courtesy of http://theclothdiaperreport.com

I love that the cloth diaper industry is full of parents with an overwhelming desire to help others learn about cloth diapers. If I need help, which believe it or not happens quite often, I know I can turn to one of a dozen sites with valuable information. Having a wide variety of perspectives has […]

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Real Nappies Are Real Nifty

August 23, 2012

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realnappies

How’s that for a cheese-ball title?! The creative juices have yet to return to this overtired, slightly overwhelmed woman. Alas, I push on. Years ago, I bought a sampling of several diaper covers in a lot off Diaperswappers.  One of the covers was a Real Nappies cover.  I loved it but it got too small […]

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Are You Looking For a Cheap Fitted Cloth Diaper?

August 20, 2012

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Fitted cloth diapers are an excellent option for nighttime, newborns and poo containment. Many amazing WAHMs produce high quality, super absorbent fitteds often with exquisite fabrics that bump the price up to a level out of reach of many cloth diapering parents. However, there are options for parents wishing to use fitteds that won’t break […]

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I Flippin Should Have Bought GroVia

August 13, 2012

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On Wednesday my family will say goodbye to our Texas home.  We are moving to southern California so that my husband can attend seminary. The tricky part about this move is that it isn’t permanent and we aren’t taking all of our furniture from our Texas home.  I’m here trying to decide what do we […]

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What Is A Hybrid Fitted Cloth Diaper?

August 7, 2012

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hybridfitted

A hybrid cloth diaper is a cross between an all-in-one and a fitted cloth diaper. An AIO is fully waterproof due to the PUL layer.  While a fitted diaper requires a cover due to the absence of a waterproof layer. So, what makes it a hybrid? One of the first WAHMs to produce a hybrid […]

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Dreaming of Cloth Diapers? Addiction or Duty?

August 2, 2012

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addiction or duty?

Do you ever catch yourself telling moms that cloth diapers are addictive? Then, you realize what you just said and wonder who overheard you? I do this often. Actually, now I’ve learned to say it a bit more incognito. But, it is true! It doesn’t take long for the cloth diaper bug to bite. You […]

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What is the Best Natural Sunscreen for Your Family

July 30, 2012

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sunscreen

For all you couch junkies this is your call to get up and get some Vitamin D! Real Vitamin D, not that liquid fake stuff. Summertime is a time for beaches, pool parties, slip ‘n slides and splash parks.  All those are a kids’ heaven on earth. Are they my idea of fun? No, but […]

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