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Will Bac-Out Void Your Cloth Diaper Warranty?

June 13, 2012

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I recently had a reader ask if she could use Bac-Out on her Grasshopper and bumGenius Elemental cloth diapers. Since I am always promoting the use of Bac-Out I feel it is my duty to put in some time researching the warranty information of several cloth diaper brands. My rating of Okay or Not Okay […]


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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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Thank You for Loving Me Plus A Photo of the Sore

April 21, 2012

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I am completely overwhelmed by your kind words and support.  To know that you care and are willing to share your experiences is humbling. I wanted to post a picture of Camden’s sore to better explain what it looks like.  Today there is improvement but as you can see is still very much a problem. […]


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Please Stop Me From Ordering Disposable Diapers!

April 20, 2012

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I’m going to be completely transparent with you. I am so frustrated with my cloth diapers!!  If you connect with me on anything know that I am in the trenches with you.  Just because I have this cloth diaper information site, wrote a super detailed cloth diaper book and now have a cloth diaper forum […]


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Scarlet’s Naturals Products Review Plus Giveaway

April 2, 2012

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I have really enjoyed my search for cloth diaper safe products that are also gluten free.  In November 2011, I finally got a diagnosis for the skin rash I had been suffering with for years. It turns out that my rash had a name: Dermatitis Herpetaformis.  DH is, in super layman’s terms, is Celiac’s Disease […]


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The Point of No Return

March 28, 2012

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Guest post by Michelle. An idea was subtly suggested to me by someone a few months ago; to consider stopping the use of cloth diapers because of the time I invest in their cleaning and such. This suggestion was presented not in a negative way but in a sympathetic way, trying to help me find […]


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Simple Effective Ways To Disinfect Cloth Diapers

February 23, 2012

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The other night on Twitter a blog feed popped up that looked to be fabulous.  Once I began to read I knew this information had to be shared with you. The blog post came from Mona of Eco Nuts.  Mona makes most of us look like slackers (just take a look at her bio)! I […]


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How to Pack Cloth Diapers for Long Travel

February 9, 2012

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I spend 80-90% of my time traveling and living in various places around the world for weeks or months in each place with my fourteen month old, and use cloth diapers about 95% of the time.  Especially when we were in India for a month where there is no garbage collection, I felt much better […]


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How To Wash Cloth Diapers In A Foreign Country

February 2, 2012

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The following guest post was written by Gypsy Momma I have used cloth diapers about 90% of the time since my now fourteen month old daughter was born. I also spend 80-90% traveling internationally with my baby for my own and my husband’s work and for leisure to places such as Paraguay, South Africa, Lebanon, […]


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Homemade Laundry Detergent Safe for Cloth Diapers

November 15, 2011

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Keeping expenses low is a priority for many cloth diapering parents.  After all, for many, saving money is the reason they chose to cloth diaper. One quick way to blow the budget is to overspend on detergents that promise a lot and under-perform.  Even if many detergents are worth the price, most families don’t have […]


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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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Do You Line Dry Your Cloth Diapers?

October 3, 2011

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I am so spoiled. For thousands of years women hand scrubbed the laundry and hung it out to dry. What do I with my laundry? Dump it in the washer never stopping to consider that something may need to be spot treated. Then, toss everything in the dryer rarely taking time to pull out the […]


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How I Deal With Cloth Diaper Stink

September 20, 2011

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On April 2, 2009, I asked, “What is your biggest issue with cloth diapers?”  It’s amazing how time doesn’t change the answer much. I’m a mom just like you.  I am busy, my to-do list is way too long, there is always someone needing something, I hardly have time for a shower, and I can […]


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This is the Chore That Never Ends

September 1, 2011

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*~{insert tune to the song that never ends}~*… it just goes on and on my friend. Can you guess what it is?? Laundry. Tons and tons of laundry. It never ends.  When I think I have some semblance of control over it, it grows exponentially for no logical reason. Okay, so maybe the 2 adults […]


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Eco Sprout Cloth Diaper Detergent Review

August 24, 2011

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Anytime a reader posts a question about ammonia someone recommends Eco Sprout detergent.  After jumping on the bandwagon of other highly raved about items and being disappointed I decided to sit this one out. But, money does in fact burn a hole in your pocket (you knew that right?).  I had some affiliate money with […]


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