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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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Sales Announcement- Flats and Handwashing Challenge Partner Offers

We are quickly nearing the 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge which will be May 20-26.  Many of you may be curious about flats or want to purchase some to participate.  Each year many retailers and manufacturers offer discounts to coincide with the Challenge.   This year I have worked with these retailers on spreading the word! […]

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3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 20-26

The 3rd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge is back! This year we will begin on May 20 and end the evening of May 26 to make it a full 7 days. This event aims to bring awareness and educate cloth diapering families and beyond about the benefits and feasibility of using flat cloth diapers, the […]

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2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Survey Results

A total of 260 individuals took the 2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Survey! I compiled the data from the survey into a document that will hopefully shed some light on the lessons learned. Much of this information is being put to good use for a booklet I am compiling that will be printable and for […]

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2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Day 7- Reflections on What We’ve Learned

It is Day 7 2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge and the final day of the challenge.  I’ve been blogging my experiences all week alongside 50-80 other blogs a day.  You’ll find other blogs linked at the end of this post.  Today is the final day of the challenge and blogging week and we are discussing our […]

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2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Day 6: Going Out, Babysitters, and Husbands

We are coming to the homestretch of the 2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge and have made it to Day 6.  I’ve been blogging my experiences all week alongside 50-80 other blogs a day.  You’ll find other blogs linked at the end of this post.  Today is an “open assignment” day meaning all the bloggers […]

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2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge: Day 5- What Have We Learned So Far?

Day 5 of the 2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge and we are over the hump.  I’ve witnessed a wide range of emotions and reactions to the challenge so far ranging from one extreme of  ”I LOVE handwashing cloth diapers and could keep this up full time” to “I wish the week were over and […]

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2nd Annual Flats and Handwashing Challenge Day 4- Whatcha Think About Handwashing?

Today is the fourth day of the Flats and Handwashing Challenge.  As a reminder, this is a 7 day Challenge where participants can only use flat cloth diapers and have to ditch their washer and dryer in favor of good ol’ fashioned handwashing.  We are close to 500 participants this year and many are blogging their journey.  You can […]

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