1 in 3 American families cannot afford to diaper their babies. The Flats and Handwashing Challenge aims to bring awareness to a very real and doable diapering solution that is affordable, and easier than it looks.
Last year we did the Flats and Handwashing Challenge for the first time; it was an awesome experience! I’m excited to get going again on Monday May 14th for our next Flats Challenge. For one week I will pare down my extensive cloth diaper stash to just Flat Diapers and Cloth Diaper Covers. And most importantly, for that entire week I will forego my whirlpool front load washer and dryer and use only a Bucket, Plunger, Detergent and a Drying rack!
We are currently in California visiting family. It was a 3 hour flight to get here, and because we are renting a car while we are here we decided to bring our carseats. I also knew that my two children, ages 3 and 1, would not sit still for that long on a flight without being strapped into a 5 point harness.
If you are a cloth diapering caregiver, Earth Day is an exciting time for you! Not only does it mean that the Great Cloth Diaper Change is happening in cities all over the world, it also means fantastic sales on all your favourite natural parenting products! It’s a great chance to stock up on cloth diapers; and reusable products like snack bags, cloth menstrual pads, cloth wipes, and more! To make it easier for you all to find these awesome deals, I’ve compiled a Directory for you! In addition to the sales guide, we have a GIVEAWAY! A very special…
Can you use Vaseline on your cloth diapers? The answer is yes and no. There is a safe way to use Vaseline, or other brands of petroleum jelly, on your baby with cloth diapers. When used carelessly, it can lead to repelling issues and cause leaks. Here’s how I have successfully used petroleum jelly with my cloth diapers (on occasion) for the past 3 years.
When Bummis reached out about a review for their new Bummis Pure AIO, I could hardly contain my excitement. I had never used a Bummis diaper before and I was eager to test out this beloved Canadian brand. Bummis has been on the cloth diaper scene for practically ever, and has earned a pretty great reputation for awesomeness. Let me say, this Bummis Pure AIO lives up to the hype- in spades!
I had never heard of the Quebec-based brand “Mme & Co.” until their employee, Angelique, reached out to me about reviewing their All-in-one Cloth Diaper. I have been using it on my Littlest quite steadily since it arrived, and let me tell you, this brand deserves your attention! This affordable AIO cloth diaper might just be what you are looking for.
It’s laundry day, so I am sorting, and folding, and stuffing my cloth diapers. I thought I would show you all how I store the flat diapers so that they are all quick to grab and ready to put on baby!
Not every baby magically figures out sleep on their own. Really, they sometimes just don’t. If you are suffering the effects of staying up all night with a sleepless baby, you are not alone. This Guest Post by Christine McCutcheon is worth the read. As a sleep consultant, she helps parents like you every single day to achieve restful nights for the whole family. Hiring a sleep consultant is not about what you’ve got to lose, but how much there is to gain!
Have you ever been curious about cloth diaper delivery? It turns out it is pretty straightforward and cost effective, this day in age, and I’ve asked my local service to write a blog post about it! I know many parents struggle with the idea of using disposables, but can’t commit to washing cloth diapers at home. It turns out, cloth diaper services are a very convenient and affordable alternative!