May 9, 2014

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Packing a Diaper Bag When You Use Cloth Diapers…You Can Fit More Than You Think!

Back before I became a mom, when I was just pregnant, I had all these crazy questions that I needed answers to. I wondered how bad childbirth would hurt (it’s true you really do forget about the pain). I wondered how I would ever lose the baby weight (breastfeeding was not my miracle weight loss […]

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May 5, 2014

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How Many Cloth Diapers Do You Really NEED?

Ok, just to be clear. When I say need, I am talking the absolute bare minimum. Then we will talk about numbers of diapers that are more convenient to have. And then we will talk about how many cloth diapers we actually want…LOL…just kidding. I know we all want to…buy…all…the…diapers! The truth is, you really […]

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April 30, 2014

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Bleach and Cloth Diapers: A Match Made in Heaven or a Recipe for Disaster?

To bleach or not to bleach; that is the question! Many of us have been there. Something’s wrong with our cloth diapers…there is a stink…or a leak…or maybe a rash that just won’t go away. You try everything…more rinses…a different detergent…not using a particular diaper. Still no remedy is found. Maybe you feel like there […]

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April 28, 2014

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Guide to Prepping Cloth Diapers

Prepping is so important! This is because it is the process that allows your cloth diapers to reach their full absorbency. Prepping also rinses away residues from natural fibers that can deposit on other diapers and cause repelling (which means leaks). Oddly enough, most companies don’t include prepping instructions with new cloth diapers. A little work […]

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April 23, 2014

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A One Size Diaper That Really fits from Newborn to Potty Training? Yes there is: Moraki All in 2 {Review and Giveaway}

This isn’t the first time Moraki has been on All About Cloth Diapers. With a nod to Autumn’s post: Moraki hits a Homerun with their new AIO, I would like to add that Moraki still has all our bases covered! Skinny thighs…check; chunky baby…check; 3 year old toddler…check. I have to admit that at first […]

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April 21, 2014

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Looking For a Unique Way to Experience Cloth Diapers?

It is facts like these that solidly back my support for the use of cloth diapers instead of disposables. Per the Real Diaper Association’s website: “Disposable diapers are the third largest single consumer item in landfills; it is estimated to take about 250-500 years for one disposable diaper to decompose; and the manufacture and use […]

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April 16, 2014

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Is it Necessary to Use a Cloth Diaper Safe Detergent?

I am sure you have gathered by now, I am a Tide user. But it is not where I started. I too heard that you must use approved cloth diaper safe detergents. But as Autumn has said before, I think you have a little more wiggle room with that than you think. I may go […]

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April 14, 2014

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What works for me…How I wash cloth diapers!

I am going to start by telling you while this wash routine works great for me, there is no guarantee that it will work for you. There are so many variables to consider with cloth diaper laundry (i.e. Water type, washer type, detergents, which cloth diapers are used). I actually really wish it weren’t so […]

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April 9, 2014

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How To Remove Just About Any Stain From a Cloth Diaper: a step-by-step guide

I know that there are people out there that could care less if one of their cloth diapers has a stain. Not me, I like to keep mine stain free because I never know when I will need to whip out a cloth diaper to show a layman how awesome they are! It’s not as […]

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April 7, 2014

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Big Announcement! Recommendations Page Is Updated!

Whew! That was a bigger task than I thought. The recommendations page is an awesome resource for people new to cloth or someone just looking to try something new.  There are links to buy the items and quick links to indepth All About Cloth Diapers reviews! It is full of all things cloth diaper…from A-Z. Now included are […]

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April 4, 2014

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The Three D’s of Poo Removal: Diaper Sprayer, Dunk and Swish and Disposable Liners!

We have definitely crossed into the land of toddler poo. A much different place than exclusively breastfed island and starting solids peninsula! If you have other children you know what to expect. But if this is your first, you might be in for a rude awakening. In the early days, when your little one is exclusively […]

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March 31, 2014

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My Three Favorite Homemade Wipes Solution Recipes!

I often suggest that to make cloth diapering successful, you need to keep things as simple as possible. For me…keeping it simple means I use a concentrate like Lusa Baby Wipe Juice, mix it with water and add to a spray bottle. Viola! I have wipes solution! But I know lots of people want to make […]

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March 27, 2014

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Hard Water Washing Woes? Have you tried Calgon?

They say one of the first steps is admitting you have a problem… Well… I have hard water. Do you? What is hard water anyway? How do you know you have it? Wikipedia states that approximately 85% of the households in the United States have hard water. Hard water just means that it has high […]

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March 24, 2014

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My New Favorite Mid-Priced All in One! Imagine Bamboo AIO {Review and Giveaway}

I have to tell you…I was very pleasantly surprised by how much I liked Imagine’s Bamboo All in One diaper. I think I may have a new favorite mid-range priced cloth diaper now! Kate at The Joyful Giraffe recently started carrying Imagine Baby Products and is so excited about it. She sent me an Imagine Bamboo […]

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March 20, 2014

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Cloth Wipes? Yes… You Should! Side-by-Side Comparison of 4 Brands

I’ve said it before and I will say it again. If you use cloth diapers…cloth wipes are just a natural extension of that. You already have a place to throw the used ones. You already have a way to wash them. You buy these once (or you can make your own) and they can go […]

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