Tag Archives: why cloth diaper

The 5 Ws of Cloth Diapers

June 10, 2011

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When I was growing up and asked my parents if I could go do something they always asked who, what, when, where and why.  The hardest was always why. My husband and I believe that having a firm why to everything you do is vital.  Not understanding why you do something leaves you open to […]

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Are You Going to a Great Cloth Diaper Change event?

April 22, 2011

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I feel ready. Wednesday I didn’t.  I’ve done a lot between then and now. My banner is made (hand painted by me because it’s so much more organic than a plastic one ;) ), handouts are rolling off the printer as I type, entry cards are cut and cake balls are in the box! Yes, […]

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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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I Chose Five Winners! Did you win?

March 24, 2011

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Infertility, poverty, adoption, bleeding rashes, stubbornness, Earth lovers, haters of waste…these are the themes running through the 65 cloth diaper stories you sent me. You poured your heart out in these stories.  I could feel the heartbreak of years of trying to conceive, the agony of watching you baby suffer through months of persistent rashes […]

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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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Cloth diapers are the best choice

August 12, 2010

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But they certainly aren’t the only way to diaper your baby.  That’s sort of a no-brainer statement but I wasn’t always so graceful about it.  I once wrote a post about only using cloth diapers that now makes me cringe.  I used poor judgment and turned away readers I’m sure.  Not that what I said […]

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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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Are One Size Cloth Diapers Worth It?

May 10, 2010

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Is it really possible to buy a stash of one-sized cloth diapers and not buy another one throughout the life of the child?  Is there a cloth diaper that will withstand years of use with multiple children? Certainly the answer can be yes to both of these questions but there are limitations. When many families […]

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The #1 Reason Disposable Diapers Suck

June 22, 2009

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BLOWOUTS!! Yes, disposable diapers contain disgusting gel crystals. Yes, disposable diapers are horrible for the environment. Yes, disposable diapers are a waste of your hard-earned money. But, honestly blowouts are THE most annoying aspect of disposable diapers. We just returned from a week long vacation at the beach – hence the long break in blog […]

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Why Choose Cloth Diapers: Health Reasons

March 28, 2009

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When I tell people we use cloth diapers they are almost always shocked. After they make comments like “you’re so brave” or “I could never cloth diaper”, they ask me why. For my family our baby’s health was the reason we chose cloth diapering. My husband is a chiropractor and that opened the door to […]

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Overwhelmed? Cloth Diapers 101

January 5, 2009

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I love the story my pastor tells about Vince Lombardi.  After the Packers had lost 3 or 4 games in a row, Vince meets with his players in the locker room, holds up the football and says, “This is a football.” Mamas, I’m starting at the basics today.  I have been guilty of getting side-tracked […]

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Do You Cloth Diaper Full Time?

October 3, 2008

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Cloth diapering is definitely just another part of our life. There is no thinking about it, it just is. Kind of like wearing underwear everyday :D. Cloth diapering is a decision we made as a family for very specific reasons. If you are cloth diapering for the novelty of it (boy is this ever the […]

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3 Reasons Why I Chose To Cloth Diaper

April 23, 2008

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While the contest for The Ultimate Guide to Cloth Diapers is running, I thought I would share with you the reasons I got started with cloth diapers. There are 3 Reasons I Chose To Use Cloth Diapers: Reason #1. Health In October of 2005, my love/hate relationship with cloth diapers began. Switching to cloth diapers […]

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