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Survey Results for the 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge

Each year after the Flats and Handwashing Challenge I ask all of the participants to take a survey. The reason for this is to see how many of those who started ended up finishing, what aspects were considered the easiest, the hardest, and would participants say this is possible for others? The answers to those […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 7: What did we learn?

3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 7: What did we learn?

Starting Monday May 20 all participants (over 400 of them!) swtiched 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 and link-up the topic is “What did we learn?”  This is a chance […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day 6- Open Topic Linky

3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day 6- Open Topic Linky

The 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge is almost over.  We have made it to day 6!  Being the weekend it is once again an open topic day for the bloggers who are participating so you will have to visit their blogs to see what they are writing about today. I haven’t washed any flats […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 5: What is Working?

3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 5: What is Working?

The question, “What is working” for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge also implies that there are certain things that just aren’t.  As much as I feel that this event can be a powerful tool to showcase how easy using flats can be,, it is also a way to showcase what doesn’t work.  Even better, it […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Day 4: How’s the Handwashing?

On the fourth day of the Flats and Handwashing Challenge the topic I and the other bloggers linking up will be discussing is an important one- the handwashing part. I think out of this entire event the handwashing is what people find the most terrifying and most curious.  Why, WHY would anyone do something so […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 3: Open Topic Linky

Day 3 means we are almost halfway through our 7 day challenge to use flats and handwash for 7 days.  This week there are over 60 bloggers participating who have been linking their posts and today instead of there being a prompt for writing they are picking their own topic. For me I wanted to […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 2: Supplies and Preparation

It is Day 2 of the 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge, that yearly even where we only use flat cloth diapers and handwash them for 7 days.  Our second day will focus on the diapers and other items we are using.  Since flats are so economical it will be fun to see what our […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Day 1: Why Take the Challenge?

On the first day of the 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge our topic of discussion is “Why take the Challenge?”  Rather than repeat my own reasons that you’ve read again and again I asked others who are taking it to see why they wanted to participate.  We have had over 400 people sign up […]

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Get Prepared for the 3rd Flats and Handwashing Challenge plus Blogging Prompts

The 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge begins this Monday, May 20 and will go until the evening of May 26.  As a quick reminder, this event will involve hundreds of families from all over the world; they have signed on to only use flat cloth diapers and handwash them for 7 days.  That’s why […]

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Sign-ups Open Now for the 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 20-26

It is now May and we are just a few weeks away from the start of our Third Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge!  May 20-26 families all over the world will once again use flat cloth diapers and only handwash them for 7 days.  Why?  To show that cloth diapers can work for any family- […]

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