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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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Mainstream, are we there yet?!

This post may contain affiliate links. In July 2008 I discovered the world of modern cloth diapers.  I know because I was adorable and kept a pregnancy journal because I was a newlywed, first time mom with a lot of time on my hands.  I’m almost 7 years from that time in my life and […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 7:  Final Thoughts

This post may contain affiliate links. Today is the very last day of the Flats and Handwashing Challenge. Starting Monday May 11th all participants (Almost 300 of them!) switched to only using flat cloth diapers and handwashing those diapers for 7 days.  They will continue to do so until their baby goes to bed tonight.  For our last blog post […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 6:  Flat Fold Favs

This post may contain affiliate links. The 5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge is almost over. We have made it to day 6! Today we’ll talk about flat folds and what has worked best for you. Over the course of the week, I’ve worked with large thick terry flats, small thin cotton flats, less than […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 5: What’s Your Wash Routine?

This post may contain affiliate links. On our 5th day of the Flats and Handwashing Challenge our topic of discussion is the wash routine.  Arguably, this is the most important thing to discuss about this event.  There is no denying that handwashing diapers (or anything) is not ideal or enjoyable in the eyes of most […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 4:  Traveling with Flats

This post may contain affiliate links. It’s Wednesday already and today we are talking about traveling with flats. I actually usually keep a flat and cover in my car for emergencies; I think we’ve all faced a moment when a miscalculation or anomaly results in a need for a change when you’re nowhere near home. […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Day 3: Open Topic

This post may contain affiliate links. We’ve had a great and enthusiastic start to this year’s Flats Challenge and our bloggers are contributing their experiences to this now vast library of knowledge.  So far this week we have covered the WHY and the WHAT.  Today our bloggers will be getting creative and sharing anything they […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Day 2: What’s in your stash?

This post may contain affiliate links. Today is all about what flat diapers we are using for the 5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge but also the covers, accessories, and the other items that are in rotation for the week. The reason we discuss this is to show the variation in what people can get […]

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5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 1: Why Are You Taking The Challenge?

This post may contain affiliate links. On our first day of the 5th Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge our topic of discussion is “Why are you taking the challenge?” My first year of taking the challenge I limited myself to handwashing in the sink as a way to prove to myself I would be able […]

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Osocozy Bamboo Cotton Flats

OsoCozy Bamboo Cotton Flat Review

This post may contain affiliate links. This week we got a new mattress. Our old mattress was one that my husband purchased before we met, and was in such bad shape that I refused to lay on one side due to the dip in it that contributed to my sore back. The first time I […]

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