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5 Simple Steps To Begin Cloth Diapering

October 12, 2011

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If you are just beginning to research the modern world of cloth diapers you are no doubt overwhelmed. I have written extensively on how to cloth diaper from every aspect but compiling it all together can be confusing to the new reader. Below I will very briefly lay out steps to take to begin cloth […]


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Cloth Diaper Q&A What to Buy for a Newborn

September 6, 2011

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Jordynn is years ahead of where I was when I was expecting my first child. Way to go! Here is her question for today’s Cloth Diaper Q&A: Hi, I am a first time mom and am considering cloth diapering my son. He will be here in about three months, so I am trying to get […]


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What the heck is the RDIA?

August 9, 2011

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No, not RDA as in recommended daily allowance, although I should probably check that out too.  But, RDIA. RDIA= Real Diaper Industry Association The RDIA was founded in August 2008, and is made up of cloth diaper retailers, manufacturers, diaper services, small manufacturers (the WAHMs slaving over the kitchen table), diaper information services (like me!), […]


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Scared to Make the Leap Into Cloth Diapers

July 29, 2011

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This post was generously sponsored by Pico Boo Baby! Thank you!   Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 6 Robin asks: (bolded areas are my emphasis and will be addressed below) I am still not sure about using cloth diapers. I am going to potty train my 22 month old and would like to use […]


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The 5 Ws of Cloth Diapers

June 10, 2011

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When I was growing up and asked my parents if I could go do something they always asked who, what, when, where and why.  The hardest was always why. My husband and I believe that having a firm why to everything you do is vital.  Not understanding why you do something leaves you open to […]


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The Thrift Store Cloth Diaper Project

May 26, 2011

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The Thrift Store Cloth Diaper Project…by Tara Dukaczewicz I am not a thrifty person. I aspire to frugality and I love to read about frugal people. I admire their ability to buy groceries with a folder full of coupons and save fifty dollars on their bill. But that’s not me, and when I bought my […]


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How to Sew Cloth Diapers For Those in Need

May 11, 2011

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You may recall Kelly’s winning entry in the “Tell Me Your Cloth Diaper Story” contest entitled Kelly’s Cloth Diaper Story Became a Project. After posting her story, Kelly was inundated with requests on how to help her with her project.  Many of you asked us both how you could start up your own project serving […]


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Your Cloth Diaper Stories Inspire Me!

March 18, 2011

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You guys are amazing! Things have been crazy around my house this week… First, Sterling began potty training.  Unexpectedly, which left me feeling a little overwhelmed by his “bigness”.  Day one went as you might expect, a few successes and a few messes.  Day two was going awesome and then the stomach bug hit him. […]


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Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 1

December 4, 2010

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I get dozens of questions via email and comments daily. I try my best to answer them promptly but sometimes life gets in the way and days go by. In an effort to allow you to help each other and to give more attention to these great questions, I am starting a new series. Cloth […]


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Where to buy cloth diapers

November 19, 2010

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Everyone has their favorite place to shop for cloth diapers.  But, when you’re new to everything you have no clue where to start. If you’ve checked out the My Recommendations tab you’ll see many linked to Amazon.  Why Amazon? Amazon isn’t likely to move pages around and stop carrying something which creates less work for […]


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Preparing to cloth diaper a newborn

November 16, 2010

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Preparing for a newborn is the fun balance to all the nausea, frequent peeing and braxton hicks that go with pregnancy. No matter how uncomfortable I am it seems I can always move a piece of furniture if it has to do with the baby. And fold laundry?! No fun in that unless it’s itty […]


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How to Store Dirty Cloth Diapers

October 11, 2010

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There are a few different options you may choose when it comes to storing your dirty cloth diapers. Wetbag: Choosing a wetbag is almost as hard as choosing a cloth diaper.  There are so many brands, patterns and prints.  Do you want cute? Do you want cheap? Do you want stylish? Do you want leak/smell […]


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Cloth Diapers Made In The U.S.A.

September 8, 2010

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Families of all kinds are making the pledge to only buy  products made in the U.S.A.  By all kinds I mean mainstream, crunchy, religious…doesn’t really matter. Thankfully, most companies proudly display their Made In The U.S.A. badge.  But, when you shop through an online store carrying many brands it’s often hard to find where the […]


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When Cloth Diapers Leak Part 2

August 31, 2010

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On Friday, I began this series (When Cloth Diapers Leak Part 1) by discussing 4 causes of cloth diaper leaks.  To remind you, here is the list: Poor fit. Soaker material vs. pee speed incompatibility. Poor construction of the diaper. Heavy Wetter. Over saturation. Compression leaks. Repelling either from rash cream or fabric softener (& […]


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When Cloth Diapers Leak Part 1

August 27, 2010

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Questions and comments always seem to come in groups. One week it’s rashes, the next it’s cloth diapering a newborn.  Recently, I’ve had a string of questions dealing with leaking. Leaking is no fun- ever. It never fails that your child is dressed for church or a play date in the cutest outfit, then you […]


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