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Storing Cloth Diapers Long-Term

November 17, 2016

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Long Term Cloth Diaper Storage

Is there a right way to store cloth diapers long-term? I’ve asked a few professionals, and the consensus is that there are a few easy steps you can take to ensure that when you bring the diapers out again…they still work. The most seasoned professional I could find was my dry cleaner. He has been […]

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I’m Hosting a Great Cloth Diaper Change!

April 12, 2016

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Are you in the New York/ New Jersey/ Pennsylvania tri-state area? I’m hosting a Great Cloth Diaper Change event! You DO NOT want to miss it! What is a Great Cloth Diaper Change or GCDC for short? It’s an event that began back in 2011 as a way to help spread knowledge and awareness of cloth […]

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Is baby powder safe for babies and cloth diapers?

November 16, 2015

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Bee All Natural Baby Powder

This post has been generously sponsored by Bee All Natural. You’ve probably heard the warnings about using baby powder…words like cancer and respiratory issues. But is it really as scary as all that? In a word… NOWhy use baby powder in the first place? Well… baby powder is a great way to absorb excess moisture and to […]

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Top 10 Tips on Washing Cloth Diapers

September 24, 2015

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Washing Cloth Diapers

We’ve all heard the horror stories about washing cloth diapers. But just because you’ve read about them, it doesn’t mean your fluff has to fall victim to stink, rashes and leaks. There are a million ways to get clean cloth diapers. The only real ‘rule’ is no synthetic fabric softeners.* Everything else is subject to […]

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What can you do to stop sensitive skin in its tracks?

May 8, 2015

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ADEN ANAIS LAUNDRY DETERGENT

Sponsored post. You’ve probably heard that the body’s largest organ is the skin. It breathes.  It secretes.  It absorbs. This means anything we put on our skin gets absorbed into our bodies. For that reason, we should all be more careful about what we use, even more so on our children! For every chemical that […]

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How to Get Rid of Yeast on Cloth Diapers

April 27, 2015

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How to Get Rid of Yeast on Cloth Diapers

It’s one word that can strike fear into the heart of any parent. We’ve all heard the nightmare stories of reinfections and constant cycles of treatment… YEAST… But let’s get a little real for a minute. The nightmares we read about online and hear from other parents are sometimes a little exaggerated. Kind of like […]

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Three Interesting Things You May Not Know About Cloth Diapers, 2nd Edition

July 9, 2014

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It’s Fun Fact…Wednesday…I actually meant to do this on a Friday. As parents, I’m sure you can all appreciate it when I say you just gotta go with the flow sometimes! I have been digging and searching to bring you new things that you may not know about cloth diapers and the mysteries that sometimes […]

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Three Interesting Things You May Not Know About Cloth Diapers

May 16, 2014

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I was asking around in our All About Cloth Diapers private Facebook group for post inspiration ideas. Kind of went like this: If you’re new…what do you want to know? I guess I’m on the right track because a few of the questions that came up are posts that I’m already working on; overnight diapering, wool, […]

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5 Simple Steps That Can Help to PREVENT Ammonia Issues

March 10, 2014

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Ammonia

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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Why oh why are my diapers leaking?!? You’ll be surprised, there might be a simple solution!

February 3, 2014

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There is always a lot of talk about detergent buildup, wicking, and delamination. While these things can be very real, troublesome issues, the answer is sometimes simpler. Two questions you need to ask yourself before you worry about those other things are: Does this diaper fit right? And Am I using enough absorbency? Sophia is […]

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When and How to Strip Your Diapers

December 21, 2013

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When and How to Strip Your Diapers

It can be frustrating to take extra steps in the care of cloth diapers. Our clothes hardly ever require anything outside the normal detergent. Cloth diapers, however, consist of several layers of fabric and are always being peed and pooped in. How do you know if you need to strip your diapers and what exactly […]

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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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Stinky Baby Boy and a Stubborn Rash

May 14, 2013

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{guest post} I have had the pleasure of cloth diapering all of my children at one point in their lives. My oldest, Sydney, was cloth diapered using a diaper service in the spring of 2009 when she was 22 months old, this didn’t end well and we were back in disposables about 6 weeks later. […]

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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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