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Sign Up for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge

It is that time again!  Time to sign-up for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge. This year our event will take place beginning on the morning of May 11 and lasts until the end of the day on May 17. The excitement is building as more parents are learning about the event and the […]

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Why You Should Use and Love Flats {Video+Infographic}

To say I love flat cloth diapers is an understatement.  There are no diapers that compare when it comes to versatility, affordability, and wash/dry friendliness.  So they may take longer to learn than a wrap and go style of modern diaper… so what?  Practice on your teddy bears and bribe your baby with a toy […]

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Cloth Diaper Info Cards {Free Download}

If you’ve ever considered teaching a class locally about cloth diapering or you are currently teaching one, this post may be of help!  For an event I attended recently I made up some handy cards, one for each type of cloth diaper, that could be handed out with that diaper so each person could see […]

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Save the Date! 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 11-17, 2014

The date has been set so mark your calendars for May 11-17 for the 4th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge!  If you’re new to DDL let me give you some background information on what the Flats Challenge is and why you should consider participating. In 2011 I began the Flats and Handwashing Challenge as a […]

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Chunky Cheeks Hybrid Fitted One Size Diaper Video and Review

Harper loves playing pretend. Pushing her “babies” around in the wagon and taking sips from her little tea cup so she can pretend to refill it from her teapot are two of her favorite games. It’s amazing to me how imaginative she is, and how she picks up on these things so quickly. We’ve used […]

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What’s the Easiest Cloth Diaper to Use Compared to Disposables {Chart}

We are going back to basics with this post!  If you are just beginning your cloth diaper journey, or are preparing to start in a few more months once the baby arrives, you will find this guide to each style of diaper informative.  If you’re already an experienced user of cloth diapers this may bore […]

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Side Snapping Cloth Diapers- Where are they now?

  When I first started cloth diapering there were a lot of side snapping options and they were quite popular!  GAD Baby, Knickernappies, and GEN-Y were all hot topics on the forums.  People liked side snapping diapers because they could pull up and down easily and they had a cleaner look on the front since […]

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Lalabye Baby One Size Diaper Video and Review

One of my favorite things about having a little girl is sewing dresses for her. I have such vivid memories of standing impatiently for my mother while she poked and prodded me to pin pattern pieces together for a good fit. The fittings were frustrating for an adventurous little girl, but I did love having […]

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Getting over the Cloth Diaper Blues

 Heck, there are some days when I am “done” with just about everything except sleep and coffee ice cream.  This can happen with your commitment to your reusable paper towels, your compost pile, your garden, and yes- your cloth diapers.  There are some days when a modicum of convenience and an extra day off from […]

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Newborn Cloth Diapering: The Basics

Using cloth diapers on a newborn may something you are looking forward to, or dreading, or both.  There is no easy way to put this- it is hard.  Not hard in the sense that using the diapers on your baby is hard, that is the easy part.  It is hard because there are so many […]

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