In Part 1 I showed you how to choose what type of cloth diapers to buy and my favorite way to store dirty cloth diapers- in a wetbag. As a safe recommendation for most parents I suggested pocket cloth diapers. This is a good starting point for most new to cloth diapers. You … [Read more...]
An Open Letter to Natural Detergent Makers
Dear Natural Detergent Makers, Thank you for the countless hours you have spent testing and retesting different detergent formulas all in an effort to produce a product safe for family and environment. Your efforts have not gone unnoticed. As a matter of fact, the market … [Read more...]
The Point of No Return
Guest post by Michelle. An idea was subtly suggested to me by someone a few months ago; to consider stopping the use of cloth diapers because of the time I invest in their cleaning and such. This suggestion was presented not in a negative way but in a sympathetic way, trying … [Read more...]
Cleaning Your Diapers the HARD Way!? With Hard Water that is!
What type of water I have was something that I never bothered to think about until I started cloth diapering. It turns out I have hard water and it really makes a difference in how I clean my diapers. I never noticed it before because I’ve always used Tide and Gain to clean my … [Read more...]
Ammonia cloth diapers burning your baby?
We all chose to cloth diaper because it was better for our children. But, what do you do when the cloth diapers are hurting your baby? I am so sad to say that I am in this boat. Sterling's nighttime diapers leave him screaming in the morning. Not good. I soaked every … [Read more...]
Washing Cloth Diapers in a Front Loader
Bac-outI anticipated much struggle. I've read the bazillions of stories of moms saying they wish they had a top loader just for their cloth diapers. I went back and forth over whether to buy a TL or FL when my old-trusty died. In the end, a FL made more sense (and they looked … [Read more...]
My New Babies and a Cutiepoops Giveaway!
***Congratulations, Serena!! You were chosen as the winner of the Cutiepoops Cool Seat! *** Meet my babies that were delivered on May 3rd... they're not little by any measure but the delivery went well. As a matter of fact I didn't even lift a finger. I like that! They are … [Read more...]
Want to join my laundry experiment?
Come on! Who wouldn't want to spice up their laundry routine?! I wasn't exactly looking for a change to my routine but while I was shopping on one of my favorite sites, Alice.com, I stumbled upon the True Green Laundry Washing Ball I know what you're thinking. Didn't she … [Read more...]
Cloth Diapers Clean as a Whistle
While I was on vacation this past week I saw a video posted on Facebook that I couldn't wait to get home and share with you! I don't endorse any one detergent as "the" cloth diaper detergent. However, Kim of Rockin Green Soap is doing a fantastic job of proving the efficacy … [Read more...]
How The Laundry Ball Changed The Way I Wash Cloth Diapers
In the middle of June I wrote a post about removing buildup from your cloth diapers. In that post one of my suggestions was for the Laundry Ball. At the time of writing I didn't have a need for any of the items. But after spending a weekend camping with no laundry facilities, … [Read more...]