October 5, 2011

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Dirty Jobs: Four Ways to Deal with Cloth Diaper Poop

Guest post by Jessica Bruds I’ve gotten pretty good at convincing my friends/family members about the benefits of using cloth versus disposable diapers. Cloth diapers are safer than disposables made from plastics and other hard to pronounce chemicals, better for the environment, and when you combine the cost savings this would appear to be a […]

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October 3, 2011

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Do You Line Dry Your Cloth Diapers?

I am so spoiled. For thousands of years women hand scrubbed the laundry and hung it out to dry. What do I with my laundry? Dump it in the washer never stopping to consider that something may need to be spot treated. Then, toss everything in the dryer rarely taking time to pull out the […]

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September 30, 2011

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Grasshopper AIOs Are Now More Absorbent!

One of my favorites, one of your favorites has now been improved! That’s the best kind of change: when something you love gets even better. Lisa of Grasshopper Diapers has undoubtedly read the hundreds of glowing reviews of her diapers and knows she has a great product.  But, she also heard the requests of her […]

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September 26, 2011

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Don’t Catch the Meaty Thighs!

I love me some chunky baby thighs! But, they are a hazard. Consider yourself warned. Use extreme caution when snapping a SIDE SNAP cloth diaper on your meaty thighed baby. You know what. Now that I think of it I have my memories all wrong. I was inspired to write this post because of an […]

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September 24, 2011

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New Charlie Banana Designer Print Giveaway!

**Congratulations, Beth C.! You were chosen as the winner!** Cloth diaper makers are stepping it up and I like it! Our only choices for cloth diaper prints are no longer just flowers, stripes and polka dots (although I love stripes and once collected almost all the Goodmama striped fitteds!). Today cloth diaper prints are being […]

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September 20, 2011

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How I Deal With Cloth Diaper Stink

On April 2, 2009, I asked, “What is your biggest issue with cloth diapers?”  It’s amazing how time doesn’t change the answer much. I’m a mom just like you.  I am busy, my to-do list is way too long, there is always someone needing something, I hardly have time for a shower, and I can […]

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September 15, 2011

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What Is The Best Cloth Diaper For Your Baby’s Body

Chunky thighs, high rise, chicken legs, low rise, buddha belly, skinny minnie… Take all the above, put them in a bag, mix them up and you can get several different combinations. Here is a far from complete list of cloth diapers that fit well with certain body features.  If a diaper is found in one […]

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September 12, 2011

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What Cloth Diapers Are Launching Soon?

Every year cloth diaper manufacturers bring to the table products that make us smile and empty our Paypal accounts. This year is no exception.  In a couple of weeks the ABC Kids Expo will unfold to reveal hundreds of new products to make parenting a bit easier and a lot more fun. Cloth diapers will […]

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September 8, 2011

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Tiny Tush on Zulily and other Daily Sales

I don’t normally create a blog post just to announce great finds…. but, I really like Tiny Tush (link is to Tiny Tush Elite post) and highly recommend them. If you are needing a generously sized one-size pocket diaper, Zulily currently has Tiny Tush (older version) on sale for $13.99. Many moms ask me for […]

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September 6, 2011

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Cloth Diaper Q&A What to Buy for a Newborn

Jordynn is years ahead of where I was when I was expecting my first child. Way to go! Here is her question for today’s Cloth Diaper Q&A: Hi, I am a first time mom and am considering cloth diapering my son. He will be here in about three months, so I am trying to get […]

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September 1, 2011

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This is the Chore That Never Ends

*~{insert tune to the song that never ends}~*… it just goes on and on my friend. Can you guess what it is?? Laundry. Tons and tons of laundry. It never ends.  When I think I have some semblance of control over it, it grows exponentially for no logical reason. Okay, so maybe the 2 adults […]

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August 28, 2011

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An Interview with Bamboobies plus a Giveaway!

~~**CONGRATULATIONS, KRISTEN BOBBITT! **~~ Did you know that the same super-absorbing polymer gel that is in disposable diapers and disposable menstrual pads is also in those handy disposable breast pads? Honestly, when I first discovered this (don’t ask me why I didn’t figure out this obvious fact years ago) after Camden’s birth I ignored it. […]

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August 24, 2011

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Eco Sprout Cloth Diaper Detergent Review

Anytime a reader posts a question about ammonia someone recommends Eco Sprout detergent.  After jumping on the bandwagon of other highly raved about items and being disappointed I decided to sit this one out. But, money does in fact burn a hole in your pocket (you knew that right?).  I had some affiliate money with […]

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August 18, 2011

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Cloth Diaper Kits Coming To JoAnns, Hancocks and Hobby Lobby!

This is really awesome! I’m pumped…and I don’t sew! Just the fact that cloth diapers are becoming more and more accessible to EVERYONE makes me giddy! The kits are the design of Babyville Boutique (Ellie Joos and Jean Kievlan). **CORRECTION*** There are no kits, all of the items are sold in separate packages so the […]

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August 16, 2011

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Should You Wash Your Washing Machine?

My friend Emi of The Cloth Diaper Report got me thinking about this with her How To Clean Your Washing Machine series. I own a Samsung Steam washer and dryer and while it does have a Pure Clean cycle I can’t say I’ve used it as often as I should. After reading Emi’s “Daily Routine” […]

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