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How To Navigate Hard Water When Washing Cloth Diapers

When parents start looking into cloth diapers, many are turned off by how overwhelming it can seem. Washing cloth diapers is probably the most confusing part of the whole ordeal, and for most people that end up deciding not to use cloth diapers, I’m willing to bet that most of the time it is due to intimidation surrounding the washing process. Are cloth diapers really …

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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 …

Cloth Diapers Made Easy – How To Make Cloth Diapering Easier On Your Family

Last week, I was going through my email and found I had received a notification about an article that was written by a Pop Sugar author about why cloth diapering wasn’t for them. I started reading the article and couldn’t help but scratch my head. Let me start by saying a person’s experience is their experience. I’m not trying to say I don’t believe her. …

Cloth Diaper Laundry Detergent -Do I Need A Special Kind?

Laundry detergent is a big deal in the cloth diapering world. It seems everywhere you look, you get conflicting advice about what kind of detergent you need and how much you need. Do you really need a special cloth diaper laundry detergent? Some brands of diapers will push for you to buy their own line of detergent by saying it’s the only one that’s safe …

Cloth Diaper Sprayer – Diaper Cleaning Made Easy

This post may contain 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. Many cloth diaper skeptics have crazy ideas in their head about how you are supposed to clean diapers and deal with the dreaded poop. They imagine poop getting all over the walls, their hands, the …

Environmentally Friendly Laundry Detergent – 4 Green Choices for Your Home

Many people are on the hunt for an environmentally friendly laundry detergent. They may be hoping to reduce chemicals used or find a healthier choice for their family. There are lots of options out there–some good, some not so good, some with a high price tag, some more moderately priced… Below are some eco-friendly laundry detergents I would recommend that work well for regular laundry …

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 …

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 …

Best Washing Machine for Cloth Diapers

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 with no issues! The best washing machine for cloth diapers is relative to your own situation, and what is more important than the type of machine you have is your wash routine. However, there are …

Bleach and Cloth Diapers – Is It a Good Idea?

Depending on how much research you have done on cloth diapers and where you got your information, you may have stumbled upon the concept of bleaching diapers. If you have, you may have discovered that bleach can be quite controversial in the cloth diaper community! I firmly believe this is another area where people tend to get carried away with strong opinions. The truth about …