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How to Replace Cloth Diaper Elastics {Video Tutorial}

This post may contain affiliate links. Let’s face it, cloth diapers don’t last forever!  Eventually every diaper that has elastic will lose its stretch (become relaxed) and will need a new elastics to be as functional as before.  A diaper’s lifespan can be 1.5-3+ years before needing repairs; this will vary based on your washing/drying routine […]

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Win it! Little Warrior Prize Package from Jack be Natural!

This post may contain affiliate links. By now you’ve probably heard about the newest solid color from GroVia- Little Warriors!  Thanks to the online cloth diaper store Jack be Natural one lucky DDL reader will win one! Little Warrior is a collaboration between GroVia and Spray-Pal.  10% of sales will benefit March of Dimes.  The […]

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Why the loose diaper? www.dirtydiaperlaundry.com explains why diapers were worn loosely by babies in old photographs.

Why the loose diapers? An explanation of vintage diapering techniques.

This post may contain affiliate links. Look back at black and white images of babies wearing diapers and you may see something perplexing… every single baby’s diaper looks to be ill fitting and far too loose.  The diapers are so loose that you begin wondering if they were even effective!  The diapers are pinned in […]

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A Consumer Guide to Retailer Exclusive Diaper Prints

This post may contain affiliate links. You may have noticed a lot of new prints being released from cloth diaper brands that are exclusive to a particular cloth diaper store.  These “Retailer Exclusives” are taking off in popularity!  As a consumer you may be wondering what it all means- are  these exclusives limited in quantity? […]

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2015 Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 11-17

5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge to take place May 11-17

This post may contain affiliate links. Have you been waiting for this announcement?!  DDL will be hosting the Flats and Handwashing Challenge once again this year and it is our 5th year.  When the challenge began in 2011 it was a personal challenge I wished to take myself.  At that time diaper need and the […]

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Supplies needed to get started with cloth diapers

A Cloth Diaper Quick Start Guide for Newbies

This post may contain affiliate links. Now that you have decided to use cloth diapers and you’ve selected which brands and styles work best for your family the “oh crap… now what?” moment is upon you.  Time for a quick start guide to get you on the path to cloth diapering happiness! This post isn’t […]

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Turning Red to Green- Reusable Menstrual Products Resource Guide

This post may contain affiliate links. It’s always nice to have a mega-resource for an oft asked about topic.  This page is going to be your new favorite resource for menstrual cup information and a nice link for your cup or cloth curious friends.  I’ll be referencing this page at my menstrual products workshops so […]

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No Ragrets Cloth Diapering- What Would You Do Differently Today?

This post may contain affiliate links. Having cloth diapered for a total of 4+ years with two children it’s to be expected that I learned from mistakes and sometimes even regretted a decision or two.  I asked DDL readers on my Facebook page the question “What is something you would do differently when it comes […]

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Marion Donovan- Inventor of the Modern Cloth Diaper, The Boater. 1946

This post may contain affiliate links. When it comes to the history and legend behind cloth diapers the Boater cannot be ignored.  The inventor, Marion Donovan, was a new mother solving the age old problem of leaky diapers.  A young and educated women, Marion quit her job as an assistant beauty editor at Vogue to […]

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What to expect when switching to menstrual cups

What to Expect When Switching to Menstrual Cups

This post may contain affiliate links. The topic of the moment in social media has been menstrual cups- how they can impact the lives of women in third world countries, how they could be the answer to the prayers of homeless women without regular access to restrooms, and how women in the US are making […]

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