Tag Archives: Why Choose Cloth Diapers

My Scandalous 4th of July

July 26, 2013

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I knew I was bound to be exposed sooner or later.  My summer writes like that of a well worn trashy novel. It all started with a rash.  A rash that wouldn’t go away no matter what I tried. When I could no longer hide the rash I gave up. Why keep trying? Does it […]

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How Many Budgets Are Affected From Buying Cloth Diapers

February 11, 2013

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m4s0n501 Cloth diapering is a choice many families make out of necessity. Simply put, disposable diapers are a huge budget breaker and a waste of money. I’ve struggled severely financially before. I know the gut punch it is to buy groceries and then spend a fifth of your budget on diapers only to throw it […]

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Benefits of Cloth Diapers: Natural Skincare, not Trash

January 9, 2013

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Taking time to acknowledge that disposable diapers are basically trash that a baby is wearing, opens the mind to a benefit of cloth diapers: natural skin care! The skin is the largest organ/organ system in the body.  It releases oxygen.  It absorbs moisture.  It secretes. That means what is on a person’s skin is important. […]

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The Point of No Return

March 28, 2012

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Guest post by Michelle. An idea was subtly suggested to me by someone a few months ago; to consider stopping the use of cloth diapers because of the time I invest in their cleaning and such. This suggestion was presented not in a negative way but in a sympathetic way, trying to help me find […]

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Oh no, I’ve become my mother!

April 8, 2011

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by Tara Dukaczewicz The decision to cloth diaper was such a natural one for me. It started long ago when I was just a child with a baby brother. My mother has always been so environmentally conscious, today she would have definitely been called “crunchy” back then she was called weird. She was the mother […]

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Your Cloth Diaper Stories Inspire Me!

March 18, 2011

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You guys are amazing! Things have been crazy around my house this week… First, Sterling began potty training.  Unexpectedly, which left me feeling a little overwhelmed by his “bigness”.  Day one went as you might expect, a few successes and a few messes.  Day two was going awesome and then the stomach bug hit him. […]

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Funny Cloth Diaper Video

June 3, 2010

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I recently discovered a $1000 contest where the entries are a 1-3 minute video telling the viewer “why choose cloth diapers?”  Too bad I discovered it the day after the contest ended (June 1, 2010).  The contest was held by bynature.ca. Char of Cloth Now sent me her entry via the All About Cloth Diapers […]

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How To Start Cloth Diapering on a Budget

August 15, 2008

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Many families choose to cloth diaper for financial reasons. Budgets can be so tight that startup costs are often overwhelming. However, there are ways to begin cloth diapering today on less than $125. The least expensive route are prefolds and covers. My favorite prefolds have been the very first ones I purchased in 2005. I […]

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