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Cloth Diaper Storage – How To Store Diapers Between Babies

Congratulations! You have potty trained your toddler! Or maybe you haven’t, but you’re taking a break from cloth diapers for now. Either way, you may be wondering the best way to store them until you need them again. Are there any special rules or guidelines to consider for cloth diaper storage? There are some general guidelines you should follow when storing cloth diapers for the …

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Cloth Diaper Care Instructions – How To Make Them Last For Years

One of the perks of cloth diapers is that you can use them over and over again, saving lots of money and lessening the amount of waste you generate in the process. Another perk is that ideally you can use your cloth diapers for multiple children, compounding the savings! However, it is important to emphasize that cloth diapers are NOT indestructible. They are just as …

Minimalist Cloth Diapering – Sticking To The Essentials

There are many motivations for cloth diapering, and none of them are better or worse than any other motivation. One reason some of us choose to cloth diaper (including myself) is that we generally try to live in a way that is less wasteful. It doesn’t mean we are perfect or zero waste; it just means we are doing what we feel capable of at …

Getting Started With Cloth Diapers – What To Expect As A Beginner

Most families probably researched and considered using cloth diapers for months before they actually started using them, whether that be because they were pregnant when making the decision, or because they were currently using disposables and not sure when/if they wanted to make the switch. Sometimes, all the planning and researching can be a lot of fun, and you feel very prepared…until it’s time to …

Tips for Using Cloth Diapers – Getting Started with Cloth

There is so much conflicting information floating around about cloth diapers out there that it can completely overwhelm people that look into using cloth. Some info makes cloth diapers (CDs) out to seem like a huge hassle. Using CDs isn’t difficult or hard, but there are a few things you can do to get yourself started on the right foot to help make sure you …

Cloth Diaper Washing Instructions -A How-To Video

I happen to be part of a lot of Facebook groups regarding cloth diapers, and one thing I come across often is beginners becoming overwhelmed by the cloth diaper wash routine. To me, it seems so simple and sometimes I don’t see what is confusing about it, but then I remember that I was exactly the same way when I first started. Cloth diaper washing …

Cloth Diapering with a Newborn – Successful Options for Your Family

I have been very blessed that cloth diapering has been pretty easy for me almost the whole time I have been doing it. The one exception was this: the newborn days! In hindsight, I recognize a lot of my mistakes and I’m going to share them here with you to help you avoid making the same ones. I will be sharing some options that have …

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?

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 up front. Even though it costs more in the long run, disposables may be more realistic for them because they can spread the cost out. When you go to some cloth diaper retailer websites and start to explore and see …

Cloth Diaper Accessories – Do I Need Anything Else?

If you have been following my Cloth Diaper 101 series, you now know everything you need to know to get started! However, sometimes people wonder about various cloth diaper accessories. Is there anything else that is needed or would be handy to have? Let’s dive in to some of the most popular diaper accessories so you can make more informed decisions about your diaper stash. …