July 5, 2012

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Show Me Your Precious Faces! Family Photo Link Up

A rare event occurred July 4th, 2012. A family picture containing 2 adults and 5 children was snapped and everyone was looking at the camera. This happens maybe once a year for us. I cherish every family photo we have, as I’m sure you do as well. Families are constantly changing and photos are a […]

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July 1, 2012

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Why I Loved Renting Newborn Cloth Diapers

Guest post by Amy! When I found out I was pregnant with my second child, I decided I wanted to cloth diaper. My daughter was 2.5 and still wearing diapers. I was sick and tired of paying for disposables and didn’t like how much I had spent on diapers just to throw them away. I […]

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June 25, 2012

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Every Dad’s Diaper Nightmare

Last Thursday I flew to Orlando for a women’s conference.  I had mixed emotions about leaving my precious 5 children but I knew that my husband was more than competent to care for them. Aside from the periodic emotional breakdowns from missing mommy, I hear the kids did just fine.  Not sure if that makes […]

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June 18, 2012

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Let Us Talk About The Elephants In The Room

With cloth diapers there isn’t just one elephant.  There are many. Let’s tackle a few of them. Detergent Everyone wants to rave about their favorite WAHM brand.  But, what if you use a mainstream brand?  Do you cower when someone crunchy asks you what you use on your cloth diapers? You should never cower over […]

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June 13, 2012

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Will Bac-Out Void Your Cloth Diaper Warranty?

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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June 8, 2012

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I Found A Cure For the Unmotivated, Funky Slump

If there was ever someone in a funk it’s me. I refer to my brain in two parts: the smart brain and the emotional brain. My smart brain knows I am being selfish and that I have a choice whether I yell at the kids or not. My emotional brain feels the constant nausea, exhaustion […]

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June 7, 2012

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When Is The Last Time You Played Hopscotch?

It hasn’t been too terribly long since I drew a chalk hopscotch on the driveway for the kids.  Of course, I had to show them how it’s done! Abby’s Lane, a huge cloth diaper and baby carrier retailer, has invited you to play hopscotch and enter to win a $25 gift certificate and Ergo Petunia […]

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June 3, 2012

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Is This The Perfect Cloth Diaper?

I have been using cloth diapers since October of 2005.  In the last 6 1/2 years I have been privileged to use more brands than I can count. You’ve rejoiced with me when I discovered the greatness of bum Genius Elementals (then called Organics), Grasshopper Diapers, Rumparooz, Ragababe and sustainablebabyish (and a few others) and […]

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June 1, 2012

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7 Things I Wish I Knew About Cloth Diapers

When you begin to learn about the world of cloth diapers it is easy to get overwhelmed with all the options.  While options are a good thing they leave you asking which is best. Unfortunately, that isn’t an easy question to answer.  But, I can give you some tips I have learned over the last […]

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May 29, 2012

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Join The Balm In An Eco Challenge and Win

THinc. (Taylor House inc.) is the parent company of the amazing diaper rash cream *The* BALM!.  THinc is committed to using only the highest quality, all natural and organic ingredients. In addition to excellent ingredients they use only attractive and infinitely recyclable glass bottles or recycled aluminum containers for their product packaging. For two days […]

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May 27, 2012

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Cloth Diaper Q&A: Cloth Diapering a Newborn

On the All About Cloth Diapers’ forum, Caitlin asked a fabulous set of questions. Hello everyone! I’m new to CDing, and my husband and I are expecting our first in September. Autumn, I have read through your cloth diaper book, and think that I may just be a little overwhelmed by all of the info. […]

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May 22, 2012

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Come See All the Pretty Colors and Prints Released Recently!

Sometimes the old cloth diaper stash gets boring and you need a splash of bright fun prints to liven it up. The newly released cloth diapers I’m going to list will certainly do just that! TOTS BOTS EASY FIT: This cloth diaper underwent a major makeover.  The inside is now a plush minky that provides […]

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May 17, 2012

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The Snake Fits In A Queen Sized Bed. For real

“The Snake” is what my husband calls my pregnancy pillow. Last night, my Leachco All Nighter was set free from the big black trash bag it has been shoved in for the last year and a half. I’ll give you a minute to head over and read My #1 Pregnancy Must Have from September 2010…run…go […]

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May 14, 2012

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Cloth Diaper Mysteries Solved! Wicking, Stripping and PUL

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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May 11, 2012

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Are Cloth Diapers From China Bad?

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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