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 for Old-School Agitator Washers

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?

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 …

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 into some of the most popular diaper accessories so you can make more informed decisions about your diaper stash. Cloth …

Cleaning Cloth Diapers at Home Part 2 – Washing Instructions

Now that we know what to do with the poop on the diapers, we are ready to look at the actual washing routine! Washing instructions for cleaning cloth diapers are not as different from washing clothes as you might think. Diapers are just soiled laundry! There are a few things you will want to consider when washing your diapers. Type of Water Sometimes when people …

Cleaning Cloth Diapers at Home – What Do I Do with the Poop?

Cleaning cloth diapers at home is probably the part about cloth that intimidates people the most and scares them off from trying it. I hope today I can help alleviate any concerns about this for those of you that are held back by the thought of washing and dealing with soiled diapers. Cleaning cloth diapers at home is certainly doable. You do not need a …

Cloth Diaper Types – Styles of Diapers to Consider

When you think of cloth diapers, do you think of old-fashioned cloths wrapped around baby’s bottom and secured with a pin? While this style of diaper is still an option many families choose today, it is not the only option. There are new, modern cloth diaper types that can make using them less daunting. Modern cloth diapers have come a long way, and many of …

Cloth Diapering 101 – How to Cloth Diaper

Chances are you are here because you are considering cloth diapering your baby, but you do not know where to start. You’re in the right place! This post is the first in a five post series on how to cloth diaper. I hope you feel much more comfortable and excited about this journey when you have finished reading! Posts in this series: Cloth Diapering 101 …