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Ammonia- Causes, Treatment, and Prevention.

This post may contain affiliate links. is the most feared word in the cloth diaper community.  It is the scourge of the earth, a menace to society, some even call it a “beast” because it is so hard to get rid of. Ammonia is unmistakable, and if you aren’t sure if you have build-up in […]

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If my cloth diapers are stained, are they clean?!

This post may contain affiliate links.  Poop, especially if your kid has a thing for blueberries, stain.  If your child pooped on your favorite white shirt you would probably expect it to be stained.  But you would wash it (perhaps pre-treat it) and hope for the best.  When you pulled it from the dryer and […]

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

This post may contain affiliate links. 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 […]

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What happens to your cloth diaper wash routine when you move?

This post may contain affiliate links. Ask anyone what their cloth diaper washing routine is and you will get 20 different answers from 20 different women.  There are just so many factors at work in washing cloth diapers and that is why it is the toughest part of cloth diapering for most parents. For most […]

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Washing Cloth Diapers is the Easy Part…

This post may contain affiliate links. How can you possibly find time to wash cloth diapers?  Isn’t it hard?  These are questions I am often asked by the people I meet in real life when they learn that I use cloth diapers.  Washing cloth diapers only adds a tiny bit of extra work into my […]

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How to Prep Cloth Diapers: Your Questions Answered

This post may contain affiliate links. Not all cloth diapers are made from the same material, therefore not all cloth diapers can be prepped in one single load.  I’m answering the most common questions I’ve been asked over the years in hopes that I can just refer future readers here and save my hands some […]

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Interview with Emily of The Diaper Fairy (Diaper Service)

This post may contain affiliate links. I am fascinated by diaper services.  The history of the Diaper Service is long, however their prevalence took a dip when disposable diapers became the norm.  Now- there are many more diaper services popping up.  I wanted to talk to someone who opened a service recently that had no […]

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Ask Kim from DDL a Question: Part 2

Ask Kim from DDL a Question: Part 2

This post may contain affiliate links. Part 2 of my Q&A session answers questions about nursing a newborn to toddler in carrier, where I got my boys’ names from, a prepping question, and dispelling a stripping myth.  My children make a more vocal appearance in this half so be warned, it might get loud!  If […]

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Ask Kim from DDL a Question: Part 1

Ask Kim from DDL a Question: Part 1

This post may contain affiliate links. You sent in your questions for me about washing cloth diapers, stripping, baby carriers, and even my boys’ names!  There were more questions than time in one video so I split them into two.  The first video I’m posting today is all about washing, detergents, and my stash.  Tune […]

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