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. You can read more from Autumn over at

Cloth Diaper Q&A: Cloth Diapering a Newborn

May 27, 2012


On the All About Cloth Diapers’ forum, Caitlin asked a fabulous set of questions. Hello everyone! I’m new to CDing, and my husband and I are expecting our first in September. Autumn, I have read through your cloth diaper book, and think that I may just be a little overwhelmed by all of the info. […]

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Come See All the Pretty Colors and Prints Released Recently!

May 22, 2012


Sometimes the old cloth diaper stash gets boring and you need a splash of bright fun prints to liven it up. The newly released cloth diapers I’m going to list will certainly do just that! TOTS BOTS EASY FIT: This cloth diaper underwent a major makeover.  The inside is now a plush minky that provides […]

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The Snake Fits In A Queen Sized Bed. For real

May 17, 2012


“The Snake” is what my husband calls my pregnancy pillow. Last night, my Leachco All Nighter was set free from the big black trash bag it has been shoved in for the last year and a half. I’ll give you a minute to head over and read My #1 Pregnancy Must Have from September 2010…run…go […]

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Cloth Diaper Mysteries Solved! Wicking, Stripping and PUL

May 14, 2012


I cloth diapered for more than a year before I had a decent comprehension of certain cloth diaper terms.  The most mysterious ones for me were wicking, PUL and stripping. Is wicking good or bad? Do I say P-U-L or pull? Stripping?  What the heck?   Wicking is so simple you’ll kick yourself. Is it […]

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Are Cloth Diapers From China Bad?

May 11, 2012


Recently, I stirred up some confusion when I made a comment about Made In China clones. The word that many skipped over is the key word–CLONES. I don’t condone the reselling of a cloth diaper design that you did not design and yet claim you did. I don’t condone using someone’s design without their permission. […]

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Thirsties Wants to Thank You With Gobs of Prizes!

May 9, 2012


I love Thirsties products!! And I love moms! I can’t think of a better way to thank moms than to participate in the Thirsties Thanking Moms Sweepstakes! Did you know that ALL of Thirsties’ products are made right here in the USA? And many of them are made by women in their homes! To celebrate […]

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Ozark Mountain Mama Cloth Diapers and Organic Clothing

May 4, 2012


I can’t tell you how excited I am to write about a business that is run by ONE woman IN HER HOME. It’s a breath of fresh air. You may not be aware but the cloth diaper industry is being flooded with one made in China clone after another.  It’s becoming nauseating and saddening. When […]

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What is Your Biggest Problem With Cloth Diapers

April 26, 2012


If only there was a parenting choice…or any choice…that didn’t have problems. Alas, everything we do involves some sort of troubleshooting at one point or another. Recently, I’ve shared with you the sore Camden had. All of your dozens and dozens and dozens of suggestions meant a lot to me.  Praise God, he did not […]

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Thank You for Loving Me Plus A Photo of the Sore

April 21, 2012


I am completely overwhelmed by your kind words and support.  To know that you care and are willing to share your experiences is humbling. I wanted to post a picture of Camden’s sore to better explain what it looks like.  Today there is improvement but as you can see is still very much a problem. […]

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Please Stop Me From Ordering Disposable Diapers!

April 20, 2012


I’m going to be completely transparent with you. I am so frustrated with my cloth diapers!!  If you connect with me on anything know that I am in the trenches with you.  Just because I have this cloth diaper information site, wrote a super detailed cloth diaper book and now have a cloth diaper forum […]

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How to Cloth Diaper Your Baby For $200

April 18, 2012


For this post I’m going to suggest options other than prefolds and homemade cloth diapers.  Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to use cloth diapers and now you get to shop. BUT, you only have $200 and that’s all you can squeeze out of your money tree. No problem. $200 is plenty to purchase the necessary […]

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My Expensive Name Brand Crib Bit The Dust

April 15, 2012


It was January 2002, and I was eagerly anticipating the arrival of my first child.  Yet, as eager as I was there were 3 grandmas probably more excited than I. I was about to provide the first grandbaby on both sides of the family.  So, like any good grandma would do they all chipped in […]

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Booty Buns Cloth Diapers Review

April 13, 2012


Booty Buns isn’t just another same-ole, same-ole pocket cloth diaper. Shannon Carillo actually did what all of us have considered since we began cloth diapering. She heard others say great things about certain diapers then they would say, “If only it had xyz. Then it’d be the perfect diaper.” [that is my made up dialogue] […]

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From Blog Reader to Boutique Owner on a Leap of Faith

April 10, 2012


As a writer, my goal is to influence and assist readers in their quest to cloth diaper their children. It’s an even greater blessing when a reader takes that passion and information and channels it into a retail store! Tara of Half Pint’s Baby Boutique did just that! When she contacted me and said she […]

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Great GroVia Giveaway

April 6, 2012


I literally just got home from a wonderful camping trip with my family and guess what??  I survived 41 straight hours with ZERO email/phone/internet.  Yes, it is very possible to go cold-turkey and live through the process. I’m late joining the Great  Giveaway so I’ll get right on that for you! The Great GroVia Giveaway […]

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