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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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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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Dirty Jobs: Four Ways to Deal with Cloth Diaper Poop

October 5, 2011

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Guest post by Jessica Bruds I’ve gotten pretty good at convincing my friends/family members about the benefits of using cloth versus disposable diapers. Cloth diapers are safer than disposables made from plastics and other hard to pronounce chemicals, better for the environment, and when you combine the cost savings this would appear to be a […]


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Cloth Diaper Kits Coming To JoAnns, Hancocks and Hobby Lobby!

August 18, 2011

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This is really awesome! I’m pumped…and I don’t sew! Just the fact that cloth diapers are becoming more and more accessible to EVERYONE makes me giddy! The kits are the design of Babyville Boutique (Ellie Joos and Jean Kievlan). **CORRECTION*** There are no kits, all of the items are sold in separate packages so the […]


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A Different Way to Fold Flat Cloth Diapers

July 10, 2011

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I’ve recently added flats to my cloth diaper stash and I’m quite enjoying using them. The origami fold has been my fold of choice.  But, I don’t love this fold.  I always end up with this weird extra fabric in the back that isn’t necessary. FYI, I don’t do my origami fold with precision so […]


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Smashing Watermelons During the Flats Handwashing Challenge

June 2, 2011

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Guest post by Samantha H. “Why should my washer get all the smelly goodness of my scented Rockin’ Green?!” Ok, so that wasn’t the FIRST thing that popped into my head when I decided to take the Flats and Hand washing Challenge this week. Although when I contemplated the hand washing part, I most certainly […]


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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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How to Fold a Flat Cloth Diaper Origami Style

January 29, 2011

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The simplest and most old-school way of cloth diapering your baby is using a square or flat diaper.  There are many benefits to using flat cloth diapers: cheap easy to wash and dry trim less buildup and stink problems travel easy Here is a video demonstrating how to fold a flat cloth diaper using the […]


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Does Funk Rock Really Work

December 5, 2010

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Since June of this year I have been blogging and Facebooking about my extreme annoyance with ammonia. In June, I asked are “Ammonia cloth diapers burning your baby?” That post is where I talked about RLR. I tried it, it worked for a little while and then I was right back where I started. In […]


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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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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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Cloth Diapers at a Baby Shower

September 14, 2010

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We all love baby showers, whether it’s for someone else or we’re the guest of honor.  Besides the cake (which is my favorite part of any gathering :) ), there’s the fun of gifts! How can you ensure that disposable diapers aren’t given to you by the bushel-full? Here are the steps to follow: 1) […]


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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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