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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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Cloth Diaper Q&A Vol 4

March 1, 2011

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Today’s questions come from Z’s Mama. If the Flip Stay Dry insert is made of “3 absorbent layers of microfiber and a smooth stay-dry suede that wicks away moisture from your baby’s bum”…does that mean that it will trap the urea? I’ve noticed lots more rashes though I’m changing my son as often as I […]


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My Top 10 Cloth Diapers of 2010

December 23, 2010

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This is such a fun post to write! I have a terrible memory so digging into the deep recesses, although difficult, will be exciting none-the-less. 2010, has been of year of much experimenting, trying out new things and problem solving. From FL woes to ammonia to the irresistibly cute cloth diapers that are sent my […]


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Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 2

December 10, 2010

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We’ll jump right into Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 2. If you’d like to read Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 1 click here. Question 1: Sandra asks, “Thank you so much and sorry for all the questions! You are just such a good resource I can’t resist. I was wondering if you knew […]


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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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The Importance of Rinsing

October 19, 2010

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It seems too easy to say rinse, rinse, rinse.  But, most of the time that is the solution. I’ve had ammonia, dead animal smell, rashes and leaking all within the last 6 months.  Every time I set myself on a rinsing campaign the problem is fixed. Most recently my Bum Genius Elementals smelled terrible every […]


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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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The New Face of Weehuggers Cloth Diapers

August 16, 2010

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A few months ago, Weehuggers entered into a new phase of their business. Not only were they releasing a brand new design but they were also joining up with one of the big names in cloth diapers: Blueberry Diapers. I had the opportunity to try out the new weehuggers™ covers – H/L with bamboo insert.  […]


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Diaper sprayers, cloth wipes and Tide

July 21, 2010

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Over the past couple of months cloth diapering has undergone some changes in our home.  When I posted about having to buy Huggies when camping I shocked a reader in the comments by saying I didn’t use cloth wipes.  This got me thinking…why don’t I? When I wrote about not using a diaper sprayer and […]


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Cleaning Your Diapers the HARD Way!?

July 11, 2010

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What type of water I have was something that I never bothered to think about until I started cloth diapering.  It turns out I have hard water and it really makes a difference in how I clean my diapers.  I never noticed it before because I’ve always used Tide and Gain to clean my clothes. […]


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Killing the dreaded yeast monster

June 28, 2010

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Even worse than severe stink, leaks and allergies is YEAST. It’s a monster I tell ya. You don’t want it. But, if your baby does get a yeast rash what do you do? First, there are some things to know about yeast in general: 1) Yeast thrives in warm, dark places. 2) Yeast is very […]


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Ammonia cloth diapers burning your baby?

June 21, 2010

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We all chose to cloth diaper because it was better for our children.  But, what do you do when the cloth diapers are hurting your baby? I am so sad to say that I am in this boat.  Sterling’s nighttime diapers leave him screaming in the morning.  Not good. I soaked every insert and fitted […]


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Buddha Bunz Wool Dryer Balls Review and Giveaway

June 7, 2010

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****CONTEST CLOSED. WINNER CHOSEN!**** CONGRATULATIONS, KRIS I.! Honestly, I never really understood this love for wool dryer balls.  I’m curious who the person is who came up with the whole idea. Did they one day say to themselves, “hmmm, what should I do with this crazy wool collection I have.  Ah! I’ll wrap it into […]


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Washing Cloth Diapers in a Front Loader

May 17, 2010

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I anticipated much struggle.  I’ve read the bazillions of stories of moms saying they wish they had a top loader just for their cloth diapers. I went back and forth over whether to buy a TL or FL when my old-trusty died. In the end, a FL made more sense (and they looked prettier :) […]


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