Tag Archives: How to wash cloth diapers

My Top 5 Favorite Posts About Washing Cloth Diapers

July 31, 2014

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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{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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Cloth Diaper Q&A Vol 5: Detergents

June 14, 2011

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Autumn, What is the best (yet good on the wallet) laundry detergent to use on cloth diapers? ~Jessica S. In the 6 years (eep!) I have been cloth diapering the same questions are still being asked over and over. Arguably, the top question is what detergent is best for cloth diapers. There are as many […]

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Cloth Diaper Q & A Volume 1

December 4, 2010

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I get dozens of questions via email and comments daily. I try my best to answer them promptly but sometimes life gets in the way and days go by. In an effort to allow you to help each other and to give more attention to these great questions, I am starting a new series. Cloth […]

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Washing Cloth Diapers in a Front Loader

May 17, 2010

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I anticipated much struggle.  I’ve read the bazillions of stories of moms saying they wish they had a top loader just for their cloth diapers. I went back and forth over whether to buy a TL or FL when my old-trusty died. In the end, a FL made more sense (and they looked prettier :) […]

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