Category Cloth Diapering

Get started in cloth for ultra cheap!

Cloth diapering is usually pretty cost effective in the long run (unless you get sucked by the cuteness and buy WAY more than you need!), but the start up costs can be a tough hurdle.  You can buy a pack of disposable diapers for $10 and diaper your baby for a few days.  $10 doesn’t…
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Intro to Cloth Diapers- What is a Prefold?

In this installment of the neverending “Introduction to Cloth Diapers” series, I’m talking ’bout Prefolds. You know, the diaper your rich grandma or young grandma may have used. There was a time when the Prefold was the “luxe” diaper.  Flat cloth diapers, the very large squares of fabric, required lots of folding to use.  Prefolds,…
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Announcing my BlogHer 2011 Sponsors!

Making the decision to go to a blogging conference seemed like a no-brainer but it was hard. I have two babies who need me. Initially I was going to make it a family affair but since BlogHer is in San Diego this year I was worried about the time change and the short stay so…
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How to Cloth Diaper for Free

The other day I stumbled across this blog post, Almost Free Diapers – How to diaper your baby when you can’t afford disposable diapers or cloth diapers.  I totally loved this post and wanted to share it.  Now, when you read it you might feel a little jipped.  No, you’re not going to get a…
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Need Flats for the #FlatsChallenge?

You could knock me over with a feather right now because I never imagined that there would be close to 250 people interested in taking the Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 23-30 (details for participation and rules).  Retailers are also getting involved by offering discounts to customers or special gifts with purchase! This is the…
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The Cloth Diaper Finder- New Review System and Improvements

Dirty Diaper Laundry has recently improved the Cloth Diaper Finder to allow everyone to submit their own reviews.  And this just isn’t any review system!  With this tool, you can rate a cloth diaper based on 5 categories on a 5 star system.  You can also use the sliding scales to represent your baby –…
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How to Prep and Wash Flat Cloth Diapers

In preparation for the Flats and Handwashing Challenge May 23-30, I have been creating lots of tutorials to help guide everyone as they enter the world of Flat cloth diapers! I’ve already shown you the three major different folds (Pad Fold, Kite Fold, and Origami Fold) and how to make a Camp Style Bucket Washer….
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The Great Cloth Diaper Change- Syracuse, NY 2011

Yesterday was the big day- The Great Cloth Diaper Change.  This was an attempt to set a Guinness Book of World Records™ for the most cloth diapers changed simultaneously around the world.  Since I live in Syracuse, NY I attended an event put on by Basic Baby.  There was also a location on the north…
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The Great Cloth Diaper Change

This past Saturday was the much talked about event, The Great Cloth Diaper Change. I haven’t spent a lot of time talking about it on my blog because it seemed like every natural parenting blog was “covering” it. But I do feel that I ought to at least mention our experience with it. We made…
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Flats and Handwashing Challenge- Why are You Joining?!

I can feel the excitement around the internet in my small niche of cloth diaper lovers over the Flats and Handwashing Challenge. It has honestly shocked me; yet I am thrilled to have almost 200 people already interested in joining and even more who want to try it out when they can. Already many of…
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