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What's so great about prefold cloth diapers?

Posted by Becca on 9/22/2015 to Cloth Diaper How-To
prefolds,cloth diapersThe first thing I love about prefolds is that they are made of natural fibers, usually cotton, which is incredibly soft and gentle against the skin. It’s also quite absorbent. Since prefolds have up to 8 layers of fabric in the middle, plus the four layers on either side that

Choosing Gently Used Cloth Diapers, Is it gross?

Posted by Becca on 8/31/2015 to Cloth Diaper How-To
cloth diapersHave you ever thought about how weird it is that cloth diapering parents are so willing to share diapers? We have no problem buying them used from strangers, borrowing from friends...(read more)

TEN TIPS for longer-lasting cloth diapers!

Posted by Becca on 7/6/2015 to Cloth Diaper How-To
clothdiapers,tipsI’ve been cloth diapering for almost six years now. Two of those years we were on a diaper break and my diapers sat in storage in our basement, so maybe it only counts as nearly four years. I don’t know. What I do know, however, after all that time, is how to...

DIY 5 Minute No-Sew Changing Pad Cover Tutorial

Posted by Becca on 2/3/2015 to Cloth Diaper How-To
DIY,changing padUp until now my son had only one changing pad cover because I simply haven’t had time to make a second one. I didn’t feel like buying one because I always intended to make him another and I didn’t want to waste my money. Yesterday I decided that enough was...(read more)

Cloth Diapering: When it's time to re-stash

Posted by Julie Clark on 1/5/2015 to Cloth Diaper How-To
cloth diapersRe-stashing is a really fun prospect for the seasoned cloth diaper user. Unlike their first stash which was grown when they had no experience or inherited from hand­-me­-downs based on someone else’s experience, a re-stasher really knows what they’re doing this

Diaper Need Awareness Week Sept 8-14 #diaperneed

Posted by Julie on 9/8/2014 to Cloth vs. Disposables
diaper needDiaper Need Awareness Week is Sept 8-14 with the purpose of bringing attention to the fact that potentially millions of babies nationwide are going without a sufficient supply of clean diapers.


Reasons to LOVE cloth diapering with old school diaper pins!

Posted by Becca on 6/19/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
cloth diaper pinsOver five years of using cloth diapers, I’ve done things backwards. I’ve gone from the most modern cloth diapers to the most old­ fashioned. I used to be a pocket diaper junkie, but now I prefer pinned prefolds. Flat’s aren’t really my thing in the traditional sense but I (Read more...)

DIY Cloth Diaper Cake featuring Prefolds and Diaper Covers!

Posted by Julie on 6/14/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
cloth diaper cake,baby showerHeaded to a baby shower for someone who will be cloth diapering their newborn? Learn to make an awesome cloth diaper cake for decoration or a gift!

The recipient will thank you, we promise!

DIY Cloth Diaper Sprayer Spraying Protector

Posted by Becca on 5/27/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
diaper sprayer,splatter shield,cloth diapersThe following are instructions for a DIY diaper spraying protector. It isn’t quite as large or as useful as those available for purchase, but it’s free, so you can use it until the one you purchased comes in the mail, or save the money altogether.

Prefolds: The easiest cloth diapers!

Posted by Becca on 2/25/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
prefolds,cloth diapersPrefolds: The Easiest Cloth Diapers? I don’t know what it is about having a second child, but cloth diaper laundry that never bothered me with my first is always hanging around in the basket waiting to be folded and put away until the last minute with my second. I was good about the diapers until I went back to work part time. Now, even though I still have the entire afternoon at home with my kids, I

DIY: Prefold Cloth Diapers with Snaps Coversion

Posted by Becca on 2/13/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
prefolds,snaps,diyI like prefolds. I like them with a snappi, boingos, and sometimes I prefer them most with pins. Sometimes, I even love them tri­folded into a cover. But I didn’t always feel this way. Learning to appreciate this diaper took a while for me. My husband never

Looking for a DEAL? Check out these cheap cloth diapers!

Posted by Julie on 1/9/2014 to Frugal Cloth Diapering
cheapie,cloth diapers,cheapAren't cheap cloth diapers every moms dream? I don't mean cheapie cloth diapers that are crappy quality, I mean cheap, as in inexpensive! In this post I'll highlight some of the best and most affordable cloth diapers for sale at

The MANY Different Uses for a Prefold Cloth Diaper

Posted by Becca on 10/8/2013 to Cloth Diaper How-To
prefold,cloth diaperI didn't have many prefolds when my daughter was a young baby and those I did have a didn't like to use as diapers unless we were out of everything else, but Baby Bear has a good variety of them in different sizes and fibers. This family largely prefers the use of pocket diapers so we don't actually have enough prefolds to use them full time (Read more...)

Cloth Diaper Tip: How to earn free cloth diapers online!

Posted by Julie on 9/24/2013 to Cloth Diaper How-To
free cloth diapers,free diapersIt's a pretty commonly asked question across cloth diaper Facebook pages, blogs and forums online. "How can I get free cloth diapers?" or "Is there a way I can earn free cloth diapers?" and "Do you know where I can get free cloth diapers?"


Cloth Diaper Tip: DIY Cloth Diaper or Cover Elastic Repair

Posted by Julie on 8/20/2013 to Frugal Cloth Diapering
cloth diaper elastic repair,diaper elastic replacement,diy elastic repairOne of the best things about cloth diapering is that they're reusable. Just toss it in the wash, and it comes out good as new. After awhile,though, you may find that your diapers aren't fitting your munchkin as well as they once did. The culprit may be "relaxed elastic". Elastic wears out any number of ways, but generally through time and use. There is a theory that repeated drying can wear your elastic out quicker as well. (Read more...)
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