Tag Archives: How to wash cloth diapers

Top 10 Tips on Washing Cloth Diapers

September 24, 2015


We’ve all heard the horror stories about washing cloth diapers. But just because you’ve read about them, it doesn’t mean your fluff has to fall victim to stink, rashes and leaks. There are a million ways to get clean cloth diapers. The only real ‘rule’ is no synthetic fabric softeners.* Everything else is subject to […]

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One BIG way to make washing Cloth Diapers easier

April 30, 2015


The single biggest issue that parents complain about when dealing with cloth diapers is washing. There’s a lot of “This is the right way and that’s wrong”. And “No that’s not right, THIS is”. Remember, there is no ONE way to do anything and that includes getting cloth diapers clean. Use common sense… Use an appropriate […]

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Top 5 (Possibly Overboard) Ways to Prolong the Life of a Cloth Diaper

December 15, 2014


A big part of using cloth diapers for many is saving many. And the longer they last…the less you have to buy (unless there’s a new print of course) and the more money you save!  If you are anything like me, I’m sure that you agree that a cloth diaper lasting forever would be great. […]

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My Top 5 Favorite Posts About Washing Cloth Diapers

July 31, 2014


We get questions all the time on our Facebook page and private Facebook group about washing cloth diapers! It seems to be one of the most popular topics on AACD with 90 posts tagged between Autumn and I! WOW.  Here are my favorites that I refer people to most often. Hopefully you will find some helpful information […]

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Three Interesting Things You May Not Know About Cloth Diapers

May 16, 2014


I was asking around in our All About Cloth Diapers private Facebook group for post inspiration ideas. Kind of went like this: If you’re new…what do you want to know? I guess I’m on the right track because a few of the questions that came up are posts that I’m already working on; overnight diapering, wool, […]

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What works for me…How I wash cloth diapers!

April 14, 2014


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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Cloth Diaper FAQs for a Natural Homekeeping Facebook Group

October 22, 2013


I was recently asked if I could offer my cloth diaper advice in a new Facebook group called Natural Homekeeping and Cloth Diaper Care. Although I’m not able to be present to answer questions that often I was able to answer questions for their FAQ document. I invite you to check out the group if […]

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Rinse Wash Rinse Dry Do a Little Dance

September 12, 2013


Sometimes the stubborn spontaneous me will resist routine. I have successfully convinced myself that if I say I have a routine I will somehow be classified as boring. Although I won’t say I have a routine anyone who looks at my daily life will plainly see that it varies little from day to day. Routine? […]

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The Horrible, Stinky, No Good, Very Bad Diapers

August 23, 2013


{guest post} Remember me talking about Zachary’s rash? And the stinky diapers? I thought I had fixed it. But it turns out I was WRONG. Oh, boy was I wrong! Every morning I was reminded just how wrong I was. I would literally have tears running down my face while I would change his morning […]

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13 Most Commonly Asked Cloth Diaper Questions

June 20, 2013


Over the last 5 years I have received thousands of questions from readers.  Not surprisingly many of them are the same questions. Sometimes you need answers to the truly annoying problems, but other times you just want a handy tip or favorite list.  Many of you also send me questions not related to cloth diapers […]

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How I Wash My Cloth Diapers

March 18, 2013


When it comes to washing cloth diapers you have either figured out a wash routine or are currently struggling to find one. By far the #1 topic I am asked to help with is how to wash cloth diapers.  I’m going to lay out a simple Q&A for my wash routine.  I pray this helps […]

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I Cried When It Died Now I Find Joy

July 24, 2012


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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Please Stop Me From Ordering Disposable Diapers!

April 20, 2012


I’m going to be completely transparent with you. I am so frustrated with my cloth diapers!!  If you connect with me on anything know that I am in the trenches with you.  Just because I have this cloth diaper information site, wrote a super detailed cloth diaper book and now have a cloth diaper forum […]

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How To Wash Cloth Diapers In A Foreign Country

February 2, 2012


The following guest post was written by Gypsy Momma I have used cloth diapers about 90% of the time since my now fourteen month old daughter was born. I also spend 80-90% traveling internationally with my baby for my own and my husband’s work and for leisure to places such as Paraguay, South Africa, Lebanon, […]

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Do You Line Dry Your Cloth Diapers?

October 3, 2011


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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