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Hello, I am a cloth diaper addict!

December 31, 2013

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Please welcome Jennifer Reinhardt to the All About Cloth Diaper team! My husband and I are both very excited to have Jennifer join our “family”.  After all, this site is an extension of us! Jennifer will be writing weekly for All About Cloth Diapers. It won’t take you long to see just how passionate she […]


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My Scandalous 4th of July

July 26, 2013

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I knew I was bound to be exposed sooner or later.  My summer writes like that of a well worn trashy novel. It all started with a rash.  A rash that wouldn’t go away no matter what I tried. When I could no longer hide the rash I gave up. Why keep trying? Does it […]


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How Many Budgets Are Affected From Buying Cloth Diapers

February 11, 2013

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Cloth diapering is a choice many families make out of necessity. Simply put, disposable diapers are a huge budget breaker and a waste of money. I’ve struggled severely financially before. I know the gut punch it is to buy groceries and then spend a fifth of your budget on diapers only to throw it in […]


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Benefits of Cloth Diapers: Natural Skincare, not Trash

January 9, 2013

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Taking time to acknowledge that disposable diapers are basically trash that a baby is wearing, opens the mind to a benefit of cloth diapers: natural skin care! The skin is the largest organ/organ system in the body.  It releases oxygen.  It absorbs moisture.  It secretes. That means what is on a person’s skin is important. […]


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Do Cloth Diapers Really Save You Money?

September 17, 2012

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I’ve shown you in the past how you can begin using cloth diapers for $200 and I’ve even linked you to a very handy Cloth Diaper Savings Calculator. But, the reality is most of us a visual learners.  Show us a graph, chart or pretty infographic and you got us. Do you ever wonder how […]


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Are Cloth Diapers From China Bad?

May 11, 2012

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Recently, I stirred up some confusion when I made a comment about Made In China clones. The word that many skipped over is the key word–CLONES. I don’t condone the reselling of a cloth diaper design that you did not design and yet claim you did. I don’t condone using someone’s design without their permission. […]


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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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Cloth Diaper Savings Calculator

March 14, 2012

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You’ve seen the writing on the wall.  You’ve drunk the kool-aid. You’re prepared to sell grandma’s antique brooch.  You are 100% sold on cloth diapers. But, Dad?  Not so much. Oh, trust me, I know you’ve tried.  You’ve shown him the cute prints, the nasty gel beads and the landfill pictures with sea gulls and […]


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Why I think disposable diaper sales are down

October 10, 2011

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Making the rounds on cloth diaper sites is an article written by Hannah Karp for the Wall Street Journal titled How Tough are Times? Parents Cut Back Diapers. Hannah presents expert suggestions as to why sales for disposable diapers are down. The two reasons being low birth rates and economic problems. But, there are other […]


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Scared to Make the Leap Into Cloth Diapers

July 29, 2011

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This post was generously sponsored by Pico Boo Baby! Thank you!   Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 6 Robin asks: (bolded areas are my emphasis and will be addressed below) I am still not sure about using cloth diapers. I am going to potty train my 22 month old and would like to use […]


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The 5 Ws of Cloth Diapers

June 10, 2011

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When I was growing up and asked my parents if I could go do something they always asked who, what, when, where and why.  The hardest was always why. My husband and I believe that having a firm why to everything you do is vital.  Not understanding why you do something leaves you open to […]


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Spreading Cloth Diaper Love at the Great Cloth Diaper Change

April 24, 2011

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I am T.I.R.E.D! Should I still be tired from yesterday’s Great Cloth Diaper Change event? It’s not everyday that I wake up at 6:30! I’m a wimp. But, I had a lot of fun so it was completely worth it. My assistant was a life saver!  There were so many parents who knew nothing and […]


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Are You Going to a Great Cloth Diaper Change event?

April 22, 2011

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I feel ready. Wednesday I didn’t.  I’ve done a lot between then and now. My banner is made (hand painted by me because it’s so much more organic than a plastic one ;) ), handouts are rolling off the printer as I type, entry cards are cut and cake balls are in the box! Yes, […]


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Oh no, I’ve become my mother!

April 8, 2011

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by Tara Dukaczewicz The decision to cloth diaper was such a natural one for me. It started long ago when I was just a child with a baby brother. My mother has always been so environmentally conscious, today she would have definitely been called “crunchy” back then she was called weird. She was the mother […]


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Only Hippies With Hairy Armpits Use Cloth Diapers

April 5, 2011

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How I Was Introduced To Fluff by Anna Wixom When I became pregnant with my son a year ago I started researching everything…….except cloth diapers. If someone would have told me last year I would be using cloth diapers I would have told them to go take their hairy armpits on a hike.  Other than […]


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