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How To Buy Cloth Diapers – “How Tos” For A Beginner

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you purchase after clicking one of my links. I still remember the day I started thinking about using cloth diapers. I had no idea that people still used them until I stumbled upon some forum post somewhere that offered it as a green and economical solution …

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If I Had To Do It All Again…How I Would Approach Cloth Diapers

If you’re interested at all in cloth diapers, part of the deal is that you have to just jump in and try. You should be open-minded and have some grit. Everyone’s situation is different, and while some people won’t have a single issue with their diapers, others may have several they have to work to overcome. I was pretty lucky and I had minimal issues …

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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 …