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The Three D’s of Poo Removal: Diaper Sprayer, Dunk and Swish and Disposable Liners!

April 4, 2014

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We have definitely crossed into the land of toddler poo. A much different place than exclusively breastfed island and starting solids peninsula! If you have other children you know what to expect. But if this is your first, you might be in for a rude awakening. In the early days, when your little one is exclusively […]


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7…Make That 5 Things I Wish I Knew About Cloth Diapers

March 5, 2014

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In June 2012, I published what would come to be one of the most highly viewed and shared posts on All About Cloth Diapers. 7 Things I Wish I Knew About Cloth Diapers summed up what I felt were the seven basic necessities every beginner could start with and be successful. All are still valid […]


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Say What??? Answers to all of my cloth diapering questions!?!

February 7, 2014

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I am lovin’ everyone’s feedback about suggestions for blog posts! But looking at all the comments got me thinking. There was a lot of…. “I’m new, I don’t know where to start! Please help!” or “How/when do I strip my cloth diapers!” and  “More Reviews!” Well, have I got good news for you! Yes, we […]


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4 Things Needed to Cloth Diaper Successfully

October 31, 2012

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Due to length, I have divided this into 2 parts.  Today I have included the first 2 things needed to cloth diaper successfully.  If you are already successfully cloth diapering, this is a great post to share with others!  You’ve just gotten the cloth diapering bug and you are now stumped.  The thoughts and feelings […]


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Babyville Boutique Celebrates 1 Year With a Giveaway!

October 11, 2012

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Article written by guest author Ellie Joos. Babyville Boutique is 1 Year Old and to celebrate, we want to give one lucky reader of All About Cloth Diapers a special gift of products for sewing diapers and other baby items from these adorable fabrics and matching accessories! We have been busy this past year and […]


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Real Nappies Are Real Nifty

August 23, 2012

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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.  They are easier to strip than a cloth diaper with PUL and when necessary can be softened up with the use of a natural fabric softener (as long as there is no stay dry fabric). Many amazing WAHMs produce high quality, super […]


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I Cried When It Died Now I Find Joy

July 24, 2012

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It’s 2012, and the sad reality is I have a full-blown addiction to modern convenience. Sure, I talk about living off the land and abandoning most inventions of the last 200 years, but the truth is I’d have a hard time adjusting to this reality. Two weeks ago my dryer died. I cried. How pathetic […]


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7 Things I Wish I Knew About Cloth Diapers

June 1, 2012

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When you begin to learn about the world of cloth diapers it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the options.  While options are a good thing they leave you asking which is best. Unfortunately, that isn’t an easy question to answer.  But, I can give you some tips I have learned over the last […]


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Cloth Diaper Mysteries Solved! Wicking, Stripping and PUL

May 14, 2012

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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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How to Cloth Diaper Your Baby For $200

April 18, 2012

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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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Saving Money with Cloth Diapers

March 26, 2012

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Guest post by Amber Roy. Cloth diaper users say it all the time, “cloth saves money.”  But in reality, the cost of cloth can add up quickly.  If you have decided to use cloth to cut costs, here are the best ways to save money: Don’t go overboard buying diapers We all enjoy getting a […]


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A Directory of Newborn Cloth Diaper Rental Programs

March 21, 2012

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Congratulations on the upcoming birth or new arrival of your baby!  There is no greater blessing than a precious newborn. No doubt you are overwhelmed with all the choices you are faced with.  How you diaper your baby DOES matter. If you have shopped newborn cloth diapers and have sticker-shock, I have good news!  You […]


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Cloth Diaper Q&A Vol 8: Hybrids and Budget

January 16, 2012

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Autumn, I am just starting to research cloth diapering, and this post has been a HUGE help! Your website is great!! I’ve been trying to convince my husband why we should do it before our daughter was born, and now that our disposables are running out from the shower, I think it’s time to try […]


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How To Stuff A Pocket Cloth Diaper

November 12, 2011

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Pocket cloth diapers are a highly versatile system.  A pocket cloth diaper contains a pocket whereby you “stuff” the amount of desired absorbency into the opening.  You may choose to use 1 insert creating a very trim cloth diaper option.  By adding 2 inserts you are adding a bit more bulk (still fairly trim) and […]


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