July 30, 2012

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What is the Best Natural Sunscreen for Your Family

For all you couch junkies this is your call to get up and get some Vitamin D! Real Vitamin D, not that liquid fake stuff. Summertime is a time for beaches, pool parties, slip ‘n slides and splash parks.  All those are a kids’ heaven on earth. Are they my idea of fun? No, but […]

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July 24, 2012

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I Cried When It Died Now I Find Joy

It’s 2012, and the sad reality is I have a full-blown addiction to modern convenience. Sure, I talk about living off the land and abandoning most inventions of the last 200 years, but the truth is I’d have a hard time adjusting to this reality. Two weeks ago my dryer died. I cried. How pathetic […]

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July 20, 2012

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Two Moms Review Baby Babu Plus a Giveaway

Hope and Joe Chanda not only are the blessed parents of twin boys but also manage to find time to operate their business Baby Babu. Joe has been a joy to work with!  I’ve really come to appreciate owners who care about their customers and representatives. Several months ago I was sent products to try […]

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July 17, 2012

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The Prefold I Really Like and I Used It At Night!

I’m not a prefold user nor have I ever been. There are several reasons why including: most of my children don’t like feeling wet, they aren’t as absorbent as I like a diaper to be and they require more work to put on. All of these reasons, of course, are easily remedied and are merely […]

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July 10, 2012

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Do You Have This Potty Training Fear? Fear no more!

When I think of potty training my children my mind goes one place, “I’ll never leave the house!” I hate the thought of going somewhere and hearing that little voice say they need to go potty. When you live in the country there are no quick trips to town.  A 30 minute trip for a […]

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July 7, 2012

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Abby’s Lane Hopscotch Continues!

Have you been having fun?  I bet you never took this long to get through a game of hopscotch before. Well, your back at square 3 and almost there!!! If you are just joining the game that’s great.  All the details are laid out below. Abby’s Lane, a huge cloth diaper and baby carrier retailer, […]

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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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