Cloth Diapering: It's ALL about the inserts!

Posted by Becca on 8/5/2015 to Cloth Diaper How-To
insertsSometimes, whether or not your pocket diapers work has nothing to do with the diaper/diaper shell and everything to do with the level of absorbency. Not all inserts are created equally, and not all inserts work for all babies.

So, what do you put in your diapers?

It's time to talk about POOP and how to REMOVE it!

Posted by Becca on 10/23/2014 to Cloth Diaper Humor
poop,cloth diapersItís time again. Time to talk about poop! Surprising that I find another way to discuss it seeing as I couldnít have imagined it could be such a broad topic before I had kids.

Did you know that poop from two different kids can be regularly different? In other words...(read more)

Diaper Rash: What's causing it and why?

Posted by Julie on 10/20/2014 to Troubleshooting
diaper rash causesStatistically speaking, babies who are cloth-diapered have fewer occurrences of diaper rashes than babies who wear disposables. Many cloth diapering moms are surprised when their cloth-diapered little one presents with a diaper rash, but it can happen. Why does it happen and what can you do about it? Read on to find out!

Micro Inserts Old vs. New, What's the difference?

Posted by Julie on 1/25/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
insert,micro,cloth diapersI've been saying it for years, if you're having issues with your cloth diapers it may be your micro inserts.

The micro-terry, (the fluffy part) wears down over time and is simply not as capable of absorbing liquid like new inserts.

How to spot treat stains and wash your wool with Eucalan!

Posted by Julie on 1/20/2014 to Cloth Diaper How-To
wool wash,eucalan,cloth diapersOne of the most intimidating cloth diapering methods out there is the use of wool as a diaper cover. Wool can be more expensive than your average waterproof TPU or PUL diaper covers and a little more complicated to care for.

Of the cost and care involved discourages many from giving it a try.

Tips For Treating Eczema Naturally

Posted by Becca on 1/7/2014 to Green Living
coconut oil,eczema,baby,treatmentSensitive skin runs in my family. When I was a little girl, my skin cracked and burned painfully every time the cold, New England winters would make their way back around again. I lived on Chap Stick, petroleum jelly, and lotions of any and every kind. Now, both my babies suffer from some type of sensitive skin, having unfortunately inherited my skin (Read more...)

A Doctor's take on Infant Digestion, Food Allergies, Intolerances and Elimination Diet

Posted by Julie on 9/7/2013 to Mom Madness
infant digestionParents these days are dealing with some serious diaper issues; constipation, foul smelling, irregular bowel movements you name it. This month I want to help explain why your little one canít digest food like you right away. Our digestive system is a series of tubes, liquids, and scrubbers; to break it down simply. It all begins in our mouth with saliva and enzymes that begin to break down our food.

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...)

Cloth Diaper Tip: How to wage war on cloth diaper stains!

Posted by Julie on 5/14/2013 to Cloth Diaper How-To
rlr,stains,cloth diapersStains suck! There I said it. Just when you think you're taking great care of your cloth diapers and keeping them stain free...then all the sudden for no apparent reason you've got stains galore!

So how can you wage war on these pesky unwanted cloth diaper stains? Read on and find out!

My CJ's BUTTer is grainy. Why and how can I fix this?

Posted by Julie on 3/19/2013 to Cloth Diaper Accessories
Recently questions have come from concerned parents who's CJ's BUTTer seems a little grainy. What's wrong with it they ask, has it gone bad?

In this post we address the "grainy" issue, what causes it and how to fix it if you're interested in that.
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