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Snug & cozy all-natural choice for a diaper cover

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Pros: Snug yet comfortable; undyed organic merino wool; sustainably sourced; not bulky; 'water-resistant' wool

Cons: Hand-wash or wool cycle on front-loader only (although does not need to be washed unless soiled); air dry; too warm in hot weather

Where to buy: Nest European Toys + Home Manufacturer: Ruskovilla Oy! Price: $34 Made of: Organic Merino Wool Made in: Finland Recommended Ages: 60 cm long size fits baby 55 - 70 cm long; 80 cm size fits 70 - 90 cm long baby. Why we love it: This was one of the only options that we found that offered us a completely biodegradable, undyed organic option for next to our baby's skin and throughout.  We liked it as a choice for his first 6 months, using them with organic cotton nappies with wool inserts, and then for when he was older with hemp diaper doublers (all done up with a Snappi).  They are such a lovely textured wool, so snug yet comfortable stretchy.

Young Learners in Mind

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Pros: Wooden; Beautifully constructed; lovely colours and paint finish; sturdy.

Cons: If you want to go back & forth between the 2 sets of hands for the clock, you have to unscrew and rescrew with a screwdriver.

This clock comes with 2 sets of 'hands' - one set is wooden, and they can be turned around and manipulated, so that you can talk about time with your child, and quiz each other, and move the hands all you want.   Then, when they're ready for their first wall clock in their bedroom, you can unscrew the set of wooden hands, and add the battery operated apparatus with movable hands. Both sets screw in and out easily with a screwdriver.   You can also do what we do if you like to avoid batteries, there are plugs you can by that go into a battery 'socket', but then plug into an electrical outlet. We have the cord covered up somewhat discretely. The clock itself has a really...
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Diaper binnin' with style

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Pros: No plastic; great odour confinement; eco-friendly; stylish; quiet self-close; easy step pedal

Cons: expensive

I just wanted to say that we really like our vipp diaper bin!  We've been using it more than a year.  I like that we'll have it in the house long after babies are out of diapers as it looks quite nice too.   Not buying any bits of plastic whatsoever were a big priority for me (I'm a nut about not buying 'new' plastic), and this bin is all stainless steel (including the pail inside) and rubber (pedal and lid ring liner).    The vipp bins were originally used in barber shops, dentist's offices, and dr's offices as rubbish cans that would effectively contain odours.  People picked up on this for using them for diaper bins ;>    If you...
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