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Performance Update: Laundry Ball and Zorb

October 10, 2008

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I’ve recently received a number of emails wondering how the Laundry Ball and Zorb are performing after repeated uses. The Laundry Ball: When I first received the the Laundry Ball I was amazed at its ability to remove odors. I could wash a load of diapers with nothing but Oxyclean and they came out smelling […]


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Rotavirus and Cloth Diapers: What To Do

August 20, 2008

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I’ll be the first to shrug off a stomach bug or fever but when it comes to diarrhea I’m hittin’ the high road…well atleast I’m wishing I could. Not only do you just ache for your poor child and the misery they’re in but secretly you’re wishing you didn’t have to deal with the mess. […]


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Do Your Pocket Cloth Diapers Have the Stinkies?

August 8, 2008

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It is amazing how fast pocket cloth diapers can start stinking. I used fitteds for months and never had this problem. Coincidentally, when I began cloth diapering my then 15 month old son in 2005, the pocket diapers were the only diapers that reeked of ammonia. Back then I just figured that’s what toddler pee […]


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How The Laundry Ball Changed The Way I Wash Cloth Diapers

July 16, 2008

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In the middle of June I wrote a post about removing buildup from your cloth diapers. In that post one of my suggestions was for the Laundry Ball. At the time of writing I didn’t have a need for any of the items. But after spending a weekend camping with no laundry facilities, I came […]


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How To Remove Buildup From Your Cloth Diapers

June 18, 2008

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Build-up in diapers can manifest in a number of ways, all of them unpleasant. If your diapers are leaking, stink of ammonia every morning or your baby has rashes then you have a build-up problem. Here are a few products available that will remove the build-up in your diapers and restore them to their original […]


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How To Remove Stains

May 31, 2008

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Most of the time I never have to worry about stains. When Paisley’s diapers do have them a little Oxyclean does the job. But for those really bad poopies that leave major stains what do you do? I am not completely opposed to using bleach but obviously it is a last resort. Here are some […]


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I Found The Best Natural Laundry Detergent!

May 21, 2008

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Finally! I have found the detergent for all our family’s needs. I really did not think it would be this frustrating and expensive. Until recently I had no reason to find a new detergent. But after seeking allergy tests for my daughter’s eczema on her thighs I discovered that she was allergic to Tide. Removing […]


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Fabric Softener on Cloth Diapers *gasp*

May 17, 2008

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Yes!!! You can do it! I was e.l.a.t.e.d. to discover this. When it comes to adding anything to my laundry routine, I am a chicken to try it on my own. I wait for permission from some other brave cloth diapering mama. Then when it works for her, I dive in. What is it that […]


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Washing Cloth Diapers

April 2, 2008

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When considering cloth diapers, the washing routine can lead new parents to feel overwhelmed. The assumption is that cloth diapers add extra time, energy and water. However, this is not the case. Washing cloth diapers is no different than doing a load of dirty underwear :) On my quest to find a very detailed washing […]


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