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Newborn Flat Fold Tutorial- Mini Kite Fold

Even though I don’t have a newborn to show the fold on, I was able to get a good grasp of how well the Mini-Kite Fold would work on one.  The shelf in the back and the jelly-rolled legs make this a perfect fold to hold in those runny poops and prevent poopspolsions in conjunction […]

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Shopping for Cloth Diapers? Try these stores!

When you decide to cloth diaper you are then faced with an overwhelming selection of cloth diaper stores online.  If you are lucky then you have a local store, but for those who don’t how do you make a decision?  It seems like new stores pop up daily.  I’ve done a fair amount of shopping […]

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Introduction to Cloth Diapers: Reusable Swim Diapers

{if you are viewing this post in your mobile browser or email click over to see the embedded video} Just in time for Summer…..  oh….. it is almost Fall?  Well, so much for that! I wanted to get a video and post about reusable swim diapers out for Summer but life has just kept getting […]

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Introduction to Cloth Diapers: Fitteds

Continuing on with my Introduction to Cloth Diaper Series I am covering Fitted cloth diapers. I have already covered Pockets, All in Ones, Snap in Ones, Tongue Style All in Ones, Contours, Training Pants, All in Two’s, and more. Because fitted cloth diapers require a cover this does mean that putting on a fitted, then […]

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Intro to Cloth Diapers: Cloth Training Pants

Even the Non Cloth Diapering Family can get down with Cloth Training Pants, especially when they realize those Pull Ups they are only using twice a day are still costing a fortune! This installment in the Introduction to Cloth Diapers Series is going to show you the many types of Reusable Cloth Trainers available, but […]

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Intro to Cloth Diapers: What is a Contour?

As part of the ongoing series: Introduction to Cloth Diapers, I am explaining the plethora of options that new and experienced cloth diapering parents are faced with. Contours are the best kept secret in cloth diapering. A Contour is a non waterproof cloth diaper that can be made from any absorbent material.  It is shaped […]

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Intro to Cloth Diapers- What is a Prefold?

In this installment of the neverending “Introduction to Cloth Diapers” series I’m talking ’bout Prefolds. You know, the diaper your rich grandma or young grandma may have used. There was a time when the Prefold was the “luxe” diaper.  Flat cloth diapers, the very large squares of fabric, required lots of folding to use.  Prefolds, […]

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Intro to Cloth Diapers: Flats- Your Grandma’s Cloth Diapers

For the lstest installment of my Introduction to Cloth Diaper Series I have filmed an overview video of Flats. Flat cloth diapers are the same diapers our grandmothers, and great-grandmothers used.  They are usually a single layer of birdseye cotton and square in shape, although many flats are not perfectly square. The beauty of flats […]

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Intro to Cloth Diapers: All-in-Two’s

As part of my (possibly indefinite) Introduction to Cloth Diapers Series I am covering All-in-Two cloth diapers this week. All-in-Two’s, are waterproof shells (covers) with replaceable inserts.  This definition means you could use virtually any combination of waterprof cover and soaker pads, but there are many cloth diapers designed for this purpose. Most All-in-Two’s are […]

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Intro to Cloth Diapers: What is a Snap-in-One?

This post is part of my on-going Introduction to Cloth Diapers series.  If you have missed an installment you can view them all: Intro to Cloth Diapers. I first heard the term “Snap-in-One” when I stumbled upon the itti bitti line of diapers from Australia a year ago.  Now they are available in the US, […]

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