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Forum: Diapering   10-01-2013, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By MommyLibrarian
You can also pre-rinse each diaper before you...

You can also pre-rinse each diaper before you put it in the pail either in the tub or using a diaper sprayer into the toilet.  I do that with poopy ones.  We are pretty much done with cloth diapers,...
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 201
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I have an "older" washer too.  I just did it...

I have an "older" washer too.  I just did it manually.  I would run 1 cycle on cold.  shut it off after the wash cycle (or sometimes if I was lazy I would let it run the rinse too), then I would...
Forum: Diapering   01-02-2013, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 312
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Go to www.cottonbabies.com...

Go to www.cottonbabies.com (http://www.cottonbabies.com).  If you purchased the BG new, you can get the Refresher Kits from them for free.  If you bought them used they kits only cost $1 per...
Forum: Diapering   12-03-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 194
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Size Small Fuzzibunz will not work until baby is...

Size Small Fuzzibunz will not work until baby is about 15lbs.  I used XS on my newborn and he still didn't fit into those until he was about 3 weeks old.  He was very skinny. 
Forum: Diapering   10-01-2012, 11:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,114
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I saw it.  She tanked it.    Had she gone in...

I saw it.  She tanked it. 
 
Had she gone in an told them she just needed money for advertising, she probably could have gotten a deal.
 
She brought up the "stolen" patent problem and they felt...
Forum: Diapering   09-24-2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 940
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I have made several different styles of wipes...

I have made several different styles of wipes without a serger.  I do like thicker (2ply) wipes better but found that doing a turned and top stitched wipes makes the edges very stiff and harder to...
Forum: Natural Body Care   06-26-2012, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I actually had not tried making my own.  I...

I actually had not tried making my own.  I bought the Fuzzibunz ones first.  Recently I bought 2 WAHM brand ones just to see how they were made.  I could probably use those as a template to make...
Forum: Diapering   02-09-2012, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Since you mentioned this was for Earth Day. ...

Since you mentioned this was for Earth Day.  Don't forget about the Great Diaper Change.  Last year on the Saturday after Earth Day, the cloth diapering community gathered all over the world to...
Forum: Diapering   02-01-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 200
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Most diaper services only offer prefold diapers...

Most diaper services only offer prefold diapers and require the users to purchase/launder their own covers.  You may need to check with your local health department about the guidelines for...
Forum: Diapering   01-19-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Yes, HOT water is one way.  Also vinegar is a...

Yes, HOT water is one way.  Also vinegar is a natural disinfectant.  However, just like bleach, over use can wear out your diapers.  I use about 1/4 cup of vinegar in the wash every couple of...
Forum: Diapering   01-18-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 429
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I have heard of Oh Katy!, but have not used...

I have heard of Oh Katy!, but have not used them. They just changed the name.  The older versions where called Katydids. 
 
To avoid typing a long response.  There are tons of great blogs and...
Forum: Diapering   01-12-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By MommyLibrarian
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by lavatea http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1341602/cheapest-way-to-buy-disposables#post_16824896)

OK,...
Forum: Diapering   01-11-2012, 11:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 504
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Amazon Mom with Subscribe & Save will save you...

Amazon Mom with Subscribe & Save will save you 20% off each box.  It is a much better deal than Diapers.com.  I pay about $30 for the jumbo boxes of Pampers and Luvs.  Huggies are available too, as...
Forum: Diapering   01-10-2012, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I love CJ'sBUTTer and they have a spray...

I love CJ'sBUTTer and they have a spray formula.  It might have aloe in it.  Check the label.
Forum: Diapering   01-08-2012, 01:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 819
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Sorry your mom has such weird rules for you...

Sorry your mom has such weird rules for you using her machine but I can tell you the hard water and bleach is what is causing the red bum.  Also, the HE washers do not use enough water.  Is there a...
Forum: Diapering   01-08-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 135
Posted By MommyLibrarian
PUL covers only need a quick wash in regular...

PUL covers only need a quick wash in regular detergent to prep.  Cotton CD need 5-8 washes in HOT water to prep.  You can use either Dawn or your reg diaper detergent to wash them.  Some use no...
Forum: Diapering   01-08-2012, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 589
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Not sure about diaper covers but I know...

Not sure about diaper covers but I know Fuzzibunz Perfect Size come in XL.  Those might fit.
Forum: Diapering   01-03-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 274
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I'm not sure about fitted diapers.  Flats and...

I'm not sure about fitted diapers.  Flats and prefolds make great rags.  You can use a cover or pocket diaper with defective PUL as a swim diaper.  I too am getting to the point that some of mine...
Forum: Diapering   08-23-2011, 01:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,588
Posted By MommyLibrarian
The "cheapie" ebaby chinese diapers are sold...

The "cheapie" ebaby chinese diapers are sold under several different brand names but the ones sold on ebay usually don't have a label unless it is listed as that Brand in the auction.  I have 1 of...
Forum: North and South Carolina and Tennessee   08-23-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Sorry no one has answered you ladies.  I live in...

Sorry no one has answered you ladies.  I live in Rock Hill, SC, about 30 minutes south of Charlotte and work in Charlotte.  If you like city living, Charlotte is fine.  If you prefer more space and...
Forum: Diapering   08-23-2011, 12:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,029
Posted By MommyLibrarian
I wish I really had won.  I didn't see the 7...

I wish I really had won.  I didn't see the 7 post requirement until after I entered.  Congrats to Partaria....that story deserves to win.
Forum: Diapering   08-23-2011, 11:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Oops...I was looking at her Joined date.  I'm so...

Oops...I was looking at her Joined date.  I'm so out of it lately. 
Forum: Diapering   08-22-2011, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Ladies,   I didn't notice the date on this...

Ladies,
 
I didn't notice the date on this post until after I replied to it.  She posted this almost 4 years ago.  It is a dead thread.  I guess they don't lock them after a certain amount of...
Forum: Diapering   08-18-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,033
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Oh yuck.  Sorry to hear that.  Now I'm kind of...

Oh yuck.  Sorry to hear that.  Now I'm kind of glad I can only sun dry my diapers once a week and sometimes it is only 2-3 times a month.
Forum: New Member? Introduce Yourself!   08-18-2011, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 538
Posted By MommyLibrarian
Hello.  I am a working mom os 2 adorable little...

Hello.  I am a working mom os 2 adorable little boys, 23 months and 10 months old.  I work as a college Librarian and stay busy on the weekends, keeping my family in line.  I enjoy reading, watching...
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