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  1. Baby
    Are cloth diapers worth it? That's the question cloth diaper mamas are often asked, and the answer to that is one that most cloth mamas answer unequivocally with, "Yes!" But what makes them 'worth it?' As COVID-19 has made many parents (and people in general) acutely aware of how heavily we...
  2. Baby
    Everybody poops, or so the story goes. And newborns and babies tend to poop quite a bit, don't they? This means that in the beginning (and often in the end, but that's another article for another day), you'll be diapering your baby's bum in significant quantities. Diapering baby bums these...
  3. Baby
    Ready to put together the ultimate nighttime cloth diaper? If you're fed up with leaks, extra laundry and/or disposables, here are some tips to make your nights go a little smoother with babies of all ages. Nothing quite jolts a parent of a baby awake at night like the realization that the...
  4. Green Goods
    Babies create a lot more waste than what you find in their diapers. That's why we're sharing some easy ways that you can change that and save some money in the process. With all the craziness that comes with caring for your infant, we tend to not think twice about all of the baby related...
  5. Baby
    One of the well-known perks of using cloth diapers is that it is more cost-effective than buying disposable diapers. If the economical savings appeals to you, you might be interested to know there are ways to cut corners aside from just not buying disposables. Here are five tips for cloth...
  6. Baby
    Before you dive into the world of cloth diapering, chances are you have dozens of questions. Here are answers to the five most common questions about our beloved eco-friendly poop cloths. I started cloth diapering eight years ago with the birth of my first child, when cloth diapers were less...
  7. Baby
    Baby is on the way, and you want to use cloth diapers this time! But, what is really necessary? Take a look at what you need in your newborn cloth diaper stash. If you want to use cloth diapers from the start, it is best to start with the newborn sized diapers. You might be confused because...
  8. Baby
    A yeast diaper rash can be more stubborn and difficult to get rid of than a typical diaper rash. Here are some ways to naturally treat it! Each of my three kids has had a yeast diaper rash at some point, typically after taking an antibiotic. Around Christmas, my toddler had a double ear...
  9. Baby
    You know you'll need a diaper bag, and everyone has a favorite. But diaper bags are so unique, much like parenting styles, so how do you pick? We've got our five top diaper bags to help you get started! 1. SkipHop Greenwich Simply Chic This one is our favorite. This bag is so gorgeous, no one...
  10. Baby
    There are many assumptions about attachment parenting. However, like most parenting philosophies, it is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Attachment parenting, a term coined by Dr. Sears, is a child-centered parenting approach that is said to promote a secure bond between parents and their...
  11. Baby
    Cloth diapering is a fantastic choice for parents. However, you might wonder if you will truly save money. The answer is in the numbers. When I tell anyone that I've cloth diapered, their first response is typically "does it save you money?" I resist telling them that I wouldn't continue to do...
  12. Family Life
    Canada is turning 150 years old on July 1st, so we've compiled a list of our favorite Canada Day garb for your baby. Enjoy! 1. Made In Canada Baby Onesie: $19.99CAN This adorable handmade baby romper is the perfect outfit for your baby's first Canada Day. Made of 100% cotton, it comes in...
  13. Baby
    Diaper rash isn't fun for Mama or Baby! Good news, though - there are several home remedies that can take your baby's diaper rash blues away. Diaper rash typically occurs because of moisture exposure on your baby's bottom, chaffing from the fabric or material of your baby's diaper or even...
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    Originally appearing as a sidebar in a 2003 issue of Mothering magazine, this timeline is a fascinating look at the history and politics of the diaper industry and the important work of environmental and cloth advocates. Diaper Timeline 1961 Proctor and Gamble (P&G) introduces Pampers. 1971...
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    As of Tuesday, 3/13/12, there are 232 officially registered Great Cloth Diaper Change hosts planning events for April 21st in 13 countries. Stacy Mojica is planning one in Savannah, GA and offered to share her experiences here. I am a new Real Diaper Association (RDA) leader. We just started...
  16. Baby
    Getting Started with Cloth Diapers By Theresa Rodriguez Farrisi Want to use cloth diapers but have questions? Check out this simple Q & A. Then discover more on using cloth in the Mothering Forums. It costs about the same to use cloth and disposables, right? No way! If you launder cloth...
  17. Baby
    And the winners of the Bambino Mio heart print cloth diaper covers are: Krystal, LauraJ, Kimberly W., Leigh M., Valerie M., Holly, Josh, Beryl, Cierra, and Serena F. I have sent y'all an email with details. Thank you ALL so much for participating. Have a beautiful Valentine's Day with your...
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    This resource list is intended to be a compilation of helpful MDC threads, Mothering articles and member-recommended (not self-promotional) website links of general interest with relation to Diapering. MDC Discussion Threads New to Cloth Diapering? Cloth Diapering 101 Rate Your Detergent...
  19. Baby
    May 30, 2010 A recent Mothering article by Jennifer Margulis has convinced one mom to switch her child from disposables to cloth diapers. A post on her blog, The Moonlit Nest, explains "A month ago I read an article in Mothering magazine about cloth diapers. I found myself sickened thinking...
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