BumGenius Diapers – My Trick for Getting a Discount

BumGenius is a very popular brand of cloth diaper. They have a few styles to choose from– a hybrid system called Flips, a pocket style called the 5.0, and two types of all-in-one: Freetimes and Elementals. They also have newborn sized all-in-ones called Littles 2.0. Almost everyone that chooses to purchase BumGenius diapers is very happy with them. BumGenius has a reputation among people new …

Cloth Diaper Abbreviations – What Do They All Mean?

Does the woman pictured above look like you when you are trying to understand a cloth diaper article or forum? AiOs, CDs, WAHM, EBF….you may see these random letter clusters all over in the cloth diaper community. I promise you that cloth diapering really isn’t technical or hard to learn, so don’t let some of the lingo throw you off. In this post, we will …

Cloth Diapering on a Budget – Can Cloth Diapering be Done for Cheap?

Cloth diapering on a budget can definitely be done if you follow the right strategy! Some people that may be interested in cloth diapers may not end up going through with it because of how expensive an investment it is upfront. Even though it costs more in the long run, disposables may be more realistic for them because they can spread the cost out. When …

How to Clean a Top Loader Washing Machine

Have you ever thought about washing your washing machine? The whole concept seems a little strange at first–I mean, don’t you put hot water and soap into it each day? Well, it’s actually a good practice to wash your washing machine every couple months. We talk about laundry quite a bit here at Rocking the Cloth, but even if you don’t use cloth diapers (and …

Environmentally Friendly Trash Bags – The Search is On!

This post may contain affiliate links, which means that I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking a link. At Rocking the Cloth, I want to share my desire with you to not only diaper our kids in a budget-savvy and eco-friendly way, but I also want to document my family’s journey on doing our …

Beginner

Pros of Cloth Diapers – How Cloth Diapers Make Life Better

Sometimes it’s way too easy to focus on the cons of any particular thing instead of thinking about its potential. There are so many pros to cloth diapers that having to do an extra load of laundry or scrape poop (assuming those are your cons) really isn’t a big deal in the grand scheme of things. Check out this video to hear my top 5 …

The Best Pocket Cloth Diapers – Top 5 of 2018

This post contains affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you click on one of my links and make a purchase. Pockets are one of the most popular diaper choices for families that go the cloth route. Finding the best pocket cloth diapers can be a bit of a challenge sometimes, but there are so many …

Traveling with Cloth Diapers – Tips and Tricks to Make It Easier

Do you have travel plans and wondering if you will be able to continue using cloth diapers? Traveling with cloth diapers is certainly doable, but it does require a bit of forethought and planning. There are a few things to consider when deciding whether you should use cloth during your travels: How long will you be gone? Where are you going? What kinds of resources …

Baby, Gifts

Gift Basket Ideas for Baby Shower – The Perfect Gift

This Gift Basket Ideas for Baby Shower post may contain affiliate links, which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you purchase through the links. I know whenever I am invited to a baby shower, I always want to give a truly appreciated gift. I’m sure we all feel that way with any gift we give for any occasion, …

Best Washing Machine for Cloth Diapers

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. All opinions are my own. Sometimes people wonder if they have the right kind of set up for washing cloth diapers. The truth is that almost any washing machine can be used to wash diapers! The …