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A Few Tips on Sewing Your Own Cloth Diapers from Babyville Boutique

March 12, 2014

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You want to sew your own cloth diapers? That’s awesome! I want to help, I really do…but I cannot even get a button sewn on right! So I enlisted a little help from someone that actually knows what they are doing to give you a few great tips and get you started off in the right […]

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5 Simple Steps That Can Help to PREVENT Ammonia Issues

March 10, 2014

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People are always asking what to do about ammonia problems. You know… that stink that burns your eyes! The little red bum that breaks your heart to see! I myself struggled with ammonia for a while. Like anything, it is super frustrating to see your little baby in any pain at all, even just a rash. […]

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Buying and Selling Cloth Diapers Part 1 … A few things to look out for.

February 21, 2014

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This time of year (tax season) brings a renewed spirit to the B/S/T sites (Buy, Sell, Trade in case you were wondering!) Things tend to be really slow around the holidays because everyone seems to be saving their money for presents, among other things! Now that it is all over and tax refunds are on their way […]

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Want to save some money? Learn how to get those cloth diapers dry faster!

February 19, 2014

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Many of us started cloth diapering to save money. Even though I fell off that wagon long ago (mostly due to the soft spot I have for Ragababe, my favorite cloth diaper! I may own way more than a few.) I still want to be able to save money where I can…even if it’s only […]

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Love your Velcro Cloth diapers but hate the issues with them? Then you need to check this out!

January 23, 2014

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The other day I asked everyone on Facebook which they prefered: Snaps or Aplix? There were a good many people that said they loved snaps. But quite a few of those people added it was because of a few issues they had with Aplix. Before we get into why we are here today…. I would […]

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I’m not afraid to say I use Tide and OxiClean

January 8, 2014

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I recently brought up OxiClean on the All About Cloth Diapers Facebook page. And oh boy, did we get a big response. I wanted to know how people felt about using it. Is it a big no no? Or do many moms secretly get their cloth diapers squeaky clean by using it? There was an […]

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Cloth Diaper FAQs for a Natural Homekeeping Facebook Group

October 22, 2013

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I was recently asked if I could offer my cloth diaper advice in a new Facebook group called Natural Homekeeping and Cloth Diaper Care. Although I’m not able to be present to answer questions that often I was able to answer questions for their FAQ document. I invite you to check out the group if […]

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The Horrible, Stinky, No Good, Very Bad Diapers

August 23, 2013

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{guest post} Remember me talking about Zachary’s rash? And the stinky diapers? I thought I had fixed it. But it turns out I was WRONG. Oh, boy was I wrong! Every morning I was reminded just how wrong I was. I would literally have tears running down my face while I would change his morning […]

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13 Most Commonly Asked Cloth Diaper Questions

June 20, 2013

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Over the last 5 years I have received thousands of questions from readers.  Not surprisingly many of them are the same questions. Sometimes you need answers to the truly annoying problems, but other times you just want a handy tip or favorite list.  Many of you also send me questions not related to cloth diapers […]

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Rehab Your Diapers or Donate Them to Those In Need?

May 20, 2013

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Most cloth diapers are built tough and can withstand the most brutal of toddler use.  But, occasionally an injury occurs.  A broken snap, busted elastic or velcro loses its stickiness. There are those who will donate these “GUC” diapers or sell for a substantially lower price. (GUC= good used condition.  This would include diapers that […]

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What Is RLR and How To Make A Cheap Substitute

November 12, 2012

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What is RLR? I get this question often usually in response to my recommendation to use it. RLR is a laundry additive, not a detergent.  It is phosphate and perfume free and helps to bind to the buildup in your diapers (minerals, detergent or ammonia gunk) and strip them.  After using RLR you will notice […]

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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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How Do I Know What Type Of Wool To Buy?

October 2, 2012

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Entering into the world of cloth diapers is overwhelming.  But, after a month or two you get the hang of the lingo and your fast on your way to amassing way too many diapers. Then you hit a wall. Wool. What’s the point? What are my child’s measurements?  What type of wool do I need […]

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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 Convince A Daycare to Use Cloth Diapers

May 7, 2012

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This is a wonderfully, equipping guest post written by Linda Auge.   After reading it, I felt completely confident in my ability to “win the sale”! Being a Military Mom has many challenges, one of which is moving every couple years.  This means finding a new day care provider for my Little Ones as we move […]

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