By Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer There are homemade recipes out there for just about anything. I have tried many of them over the last few years. I consider myself a big "DIY-er" and I love to try anything I run... Read More
Written by Natalie Klejwa, Contributing Writer What in the World is Mama Cloth? Eighteen years ago I cloth diapered my first two babies in white cotton pre-folds coupled with Gerber's hard, crinkly plastic pants. Not because it was fun and... Read More
How to Swish a Diaper in the Toilet and Your Other Cloth Diapering Questions Answeredby Stephanie Langford
This post marks the end of our short, but hopefully helpful, series on dispelling some myths about why cloth diapering is actually easier than you think. I asked you for your cloth diapering questions, and you really let me have... Read More
Last week, I began to dispel some commonly held myths about cloth diapering. I began with two of the biggest myths, that cloth diapering is more expensive and that it is more disgusting. The reader response was fantastic and I... Read More
I've been cloth diapering for over 6 years, but I still sometimes find myself surprised by the strange looks and the mistaken opinions that most people have when the topic arises. I want to dispel some myths in what will... Read More
Cloth. Such a simple word. Only five letters. But, oh, what a money saver! Think about all the paper products you use during the day. How many of them do you throw away once they've been used? Now think about... Read More
By Emily McClements, Contributing Writer Most people believe that welcoming a little bundle of joy into their life means parting with a big bundle of cash to get everything that little baby will need. From diapers and wipes, to clothes,... Read More
Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer **This is somewhat of a two part post, beginning with Sherrie's post on Healing Rashes While Cloth Diapering. Sherrie is our resident cloth diapering expert and she has many valuable things to say on... Read More
Written by Sherrie Cook, Contributing Writer There are many reasons to choose cloth diapers for your baby. Many mums choose cloth to aid in the prevention of diaper rashes. Cloth diapers are breathable, allowing air to flow freely through them. ... Read More
Find charts for successful stain removal, and the trick that saves my sanity and my kid's clothes. Stains are a big deal at our house. It seems that my kids are stain magnets. I know that just about everyone would... Read More
Why pocket diapers? For over 4 years, I used fitted diapers with covers, and I was happy with them. Yes, they could be a bit bulky but I didn't have any major issues. They were simple to use and cost... Read More
Image by mhofstrangd Post by Contributing Writer Sherrie Cook For years prior to 1961, parents used cloth diapers on their children because there was no other option. Since the 60’s, paper diapers have grown with such popularity that many moms... Read More
Angela Beery, has created her own pattern for making a homemade, one-size cloth diaper and it looks excellent! Making your own diapers is a wonderful way to use up extra material, and to make diapers that are extremely frugal as... Read More
Though many mamas desire to use cloth diapers for their little ones, the thought of using them soon after the birth or with a newborn is often a bit overwhelming. I think the general impression is that it is much... Read More
You may or may not remember how we've been having trouble with Caden getting rashes when we use cloth diapers overnight. We've been able to continue on with cloth in the day, but have been using more natural disposable diapers... Read More
Just a couple of weeks ago, I wrote a few posts about cloth diapering (Part 1 and Part 2), and was asked by a reader about using the dry pail method. It was actually the first time it had occurred... Read More
If you missed the first post in this series, here's the link. Here's my basic method: Whenever I change my little guy, I toss all of the diapers and wipes into a pail beside his change table (I try to... Read More
I'm assuming that you cloth diaper. I would love all the info that I could get as far as your favorite methods, and the products you use. The information out there is overwhelming. I am Mama to five wonderful girls... Read More
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