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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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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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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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Why shopping local matters.

Since I started this blog nearly 5 years ago things have changed in a good way!  There are more brick and mortar cloth diaper stores than there were “back in my day.”  When I started cloth diapering it was either buy online, or drive almost 2 hours to the closest diaper store.  I did make […]

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How do “One-Size” cloth diapers fit from birth to potty? Fit Guide and Pros/Cons

Rather than buying several sets of diapers in each size needed, most families are able to buy a single “stash” of diapers.  Typically, you only need 24-36 diapers for the duration of your child’s diapering days.  One Size diapers fit babies at their different sizes by having an adjustment, usually on the rise (rise=the front […]

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Starting your stash- to sample, or not to sample?

This post contains affiliate links.  Believe it or not there are some cloth diapering families who buy one kind of diaper and that is it.  They use it and when their child is potty trained, they are done.  It is an enticing concept for those who want to skip watching 200 videos on various brands […]

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Washing and Drying Cloth Diapers- Detergents and Drying Racks {Video}

Ignore the completely un-sexy title because I couldn’t think of a way to make it sound more exciting.  For the final video in the series on cloth diaper accessories during this Everything but Cloth Diapers Event I’ve focused on washing and drying cloth diapers.   This video is not about how to wash cloth diapers […]

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Poop Avoidance Devices™ {Video}

Did you click this because you are wondering “What the heck is a Poop Avoidance Device?” Good, my plan worked. Totally makes sense, right? When I was planning to make videos about cloth diaper accessories I noticed the trend that so many products were ways to avoid touching poop. They deserved their own video and […]

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Cloth Wipes, Solutions, and Diaper Creams {Video}

Why?  Because you’re already washing your cloth diapers and cloth wipes can simplify your diaper changing routine.  Not to mention, they work far more effectively than disposable wipes when it comes to getting the job done.  The money savings are an added benefit, just like cloth diapers.  They can come made from any material- some […]

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Storing Dirty Cloth Diapers: Pails and Wetbags {Video}

Unlike throwaway diapers that go into your trash bin, cloth diapers need their own storage solution. While you can certainly go the cheapest route and either toss them into an empty washer until you have a full load (but then what do you do when you need to wash clothes?!) or a trash can with […]

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