April 9, 2008

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My Top 5 Cloth Diaper Covers

NB Proraps: My favorite cover for newborns is a Prorap. Proraps work great over prefolds or fitted diapers and they have a generous umbilical notch. This is a feature that I feel is a must with newborn covers, especially during that first week. The Prorap Classic Diaper Cover is made from a soft polyester knit […]

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April 5, 2008

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An Exclusive Interview With Leslie’s Boutique

Recently I had the opportunity to interview Leslie Oliver, Owner of Leslie’s Boutique. Leslie’s Boutique is one of the fastest growing online stores selling cloth diapers and designer baby clothing. I am honored that she took a few moments from her busy schedule to give us insight into how a mother of 5 runs a […]

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April 2, 2008

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Washing Cloth Diapers

When considering cloth diapers, the washing routine can lead new parents to feel overwhelmed. The assumption is that cloth diapers add extra time, energy and water. However, this is not the case. Washing cloth diapers is no different than doing a load of dirty underwear :) On my quest to find a very detailed washing […]

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March 29, 2008

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My Top Four Fitted Diapers

BABY BEEHIND My favorite fitted is the Baby Beehind one-size fitted diaper. I love the colors and the construction. Baby Beehind offers a hemp version or a bamboo version. Both choices are 100% chemical free natural fabrics. Baby Beehind are highly absorbent diapers and the one-size fits most sizing makes this an economical investment. This […]

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March 25, 2008

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How To Cloth Diaper A Newborn

Making the choice to cloth diaper your precious baby soon to arrive is a wonderful gift. Already you are putting your baby’s health first no matter what it requires of you. The good news is it doesn’t really require that much more of you and you are saving yourself time and energy. Cloth diapering a […]

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March 21, 2008

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How to Make a Pocket Cloth Diaper

Pocket diapers are a fantastic style to have in your stash. The pocket allows you to control the absorbency by the amount of “stuffing” you add. For a super trim, absorbent option a microfiber towel or Cotton babies Microfiber doubler can be added. If you are preparing the diaper for nighttime, add a prefold with […]

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March 18, 2008

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Cloth Diapers at Night, Dry Sheets in the Morning

Talk to any cloth diapering mom and they all agree that the biggest obstacle is how to cloth diaper at night and not wake up in a puddle of pee. Yes, it’s going to take some trial and error ? But it doesn’t mean you have to resort to disposable diapers. Disposable diapers leak, bulge, […]

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March 14, 2008

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My Top 5 All-In-Ones

**This post is from 2008. Please see My Recommendations for up-to-date favorites.** I love a good All In One. All In Ones (AIO) offer simplicity, trimness, absorbency and cuteness. When I refer to an AIO I do not use the word to describe a “true AIO”. A true AIO has a sewn in soaker, therefore […]

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March 10, 2008

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Traveling and Cloth Diapering…It can be done!

If you are going to be traveling soon and worry that you will not be able to cloth diaper, let me wipe away those doubts! I have always used cloth diapers when we traveled and I have yet to run into any problems. Here is what I do for long or short trips. This weekend […]

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March 6, 2008

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How To Make A Fitted Cloth Diaper

If making your own cloth diapers is something you are interested in doing I have found a great instructional video. After watching it for a minute I was ready to get my sewing machine out and give it a try. Watch the video and let me know what you think…and of course let me know […]

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March 5, 2008

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6 Reasons Why Cloth Diapers Are Making a Comeback

Not all comebacks are worth drawing attention to. Like the briefly mentioned comeback of the early 90′s heartthrob band New Kids On The Block…newsworthy? Not-so-much! But the return of the cloth diaper is huge! Have you ever wondered why the cloth diaper faded to uncool status? Of course it was due to the disposable diaper […]

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March 3, 2008

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Cloth Diaper Blog Launch

Welcome to this brand new blog about buying, using, and washing cloth diapers…basically all the things I feel like rambling on about. It’s somewhat empty around here at the moment, but that will be changing quickly. You can expect to see regular postings several times a week to this blog about all the goings on […]

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