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Overwhelmed? Cloth Diapers 101

January 5, 2009

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I love the story my pastor tells about Vince Lombardi.  After the Packers had lost 3 or 4 games in a row, Vince meets with his players in the locker room, holds up the football and says, “This is a football.” Mamas, I’m starting at the basics today.  I have been guilty of getting side-tracked […]


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Cloth Diapers and Water Usage

November 25, 2008

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Making the decision to cloth diaper is a huge accomplishment.  What seems like an obvious choice for every family often goes undiscovered by the majority of the population.  Ask most young adults any question about cloth diapers and the only response you’ll get is perhaps one that includes “rubber pants, pins, and a square cloth.”  […]


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Why I Blog About Cloth Diapers

November 9, 2008

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In 2005, I entered the world of cloth diapering.  I’d love to say it was an easy transition but oh my goodness was I overwhelmed.  I know for a fact that I would have not started cloth diapering at that time if it wasn’t for my wonderful friend Melisa.  She literally took me by the […]


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Miracle Diapers

October 13, 2008

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Have you ever wished there was a place you could donate your outgrown cloth diapers so that they would benefit financial strapped families? Kind of like a food pantry or Goodwill for diapering needs. You may not have heard of them but Miracle Diapers is a non-profit organization that does just that! “Miracle Diapers was […]


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Do You Cloth Diaper Full Time?

October 3, 2008

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Cloth diapering is definitely just another part of our life. There is no thinking about it, it just is. Kind of like wearing underwear everyday :D. Cloth diapering is a decision we made as a family for very specific reasons. If you are cloth diapering for the novelty of it (boy is this ever the […]


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How To Start Cloth Diapering on a Budget

August 15, 2008

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Many families choose to cloth diaper for financial reasons. Budgets can be so tight that startup costs are often overwhelming. However, there are ways to begin cloth diapering today on less than $125. The least expensive route are prefolds and covers. My favorite prefolds have been the very first ones I purchased in 2005. I […]


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Has Your Local News Reported On Cloth Diapers?

July 30, 2008

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Across the country dozens of news channels every year present special segments on the comeback of cloth diapers. The exposure that a news story can bring to cloth diapers is outstanding. Millions of viewers tune in nightly to watch their local news channel. In this video, North Carolina news channel WXII12, goes inside the organic […]


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Disposable Diapers: Environmental Time Bomb

July 11, 2008

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Last night instead of watching my usual HGTV or TLC, I got caught up in a show on The History Channel called The Works. The title of the show was “Garbage”. “Garbage” centered around a New York City landfill and described how landfills are made, how they are filled, and how they are used after […]


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Your Baby’s Safe…Are You?

May 28, 2008

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A funny story turned into quite an experiment. Weeks ago my son found a couple of menstrual pads and stuck them to his body. In an effort to recycle, I used them as a padding for our tree stake. No one but us could tell that it was a pad protecting our tree from the […]


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3 Reasons Why I Chose To Cloth Diaper

April 23, 2008

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While the contest for The Ultimate Guide to Cloth Diapers is running, I thought I would share with you the reasons I got started with cloth diapers. There are 3 Reasons I Chose To Use Cloth Diapers: Reason #1. Health In October of 2005, my love/hate relationship with cloth diapers began. Switching to cloth diapers […]


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