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Confess here.....<br><br>
I've used cloth for many a travels, including camping. But I'm breaking down this time and we're buying sposies. For BOTH boys. Ugh. We'll be gone for a week and will visit 3 different homes in 3 different cities and 2 different states! So....<br><br>
DH and I agreed that we would. The last camping trip was a nightmare. Rashes, leaks, poop blowouts. I was too stressed out.<br><br>
So I guess I'm going to break down. Ugh. Ugh. Ugh.<br><br>
Anyone else?<br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/sulkoff.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="tiptoe">
 

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I am taking my cloth with me for my 3 week trip but I will be using sposies part time while over there. I will save my cloth for nighttime and when I'm at my grandma's house. Because if we're out and about, sposies will be much easier with all the people we're having with us.
 

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I considered it but we're staying put in a holiday unit with a washer and a clothes line so I took that as licence to buy 18 fuzzibuns and 24 microterry inserts, lol. They was and dry so quickly and easily.<br><br>
I wouldnt hesitate in your situation though. And I have had to give in and start using sposies for daycare, although the fuzzibunz are working so well I think I'll switch back.
 

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I will probably use sposies for our few days at my mom's...i haven't decided yet. i mean i could totally wash diapers there. but it seems so difficult for everyone to figure out cloth diapers (even though it's not hard) and my boys get changed by mom, my sisters, whoever, that it's easier just to sposie it.<br>
hm. that fuzzibunz idea is intriguing, though...anybody could do those!
 

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nak<br><br>
i used sposies for traveling during thanksgiving only to find out that ds reacts horrible to the chemicals in them. this time i'll be traveling with my cloth (instead of having to buy gerber prefolds to use in a pinch).<br><br><div style="margin:20px;margin-top:5px;">
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<div style="font-style:italic;">I took that as licence to buy 18 fuzzibuns and 24 microterry inserts, lol. They was and dry so quickly and easily.</div>
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i hadn't thought of the microterry inserts before, that's a good idea! we'll be moving cross country over the summer and i was trying to figure out what quick-drying insert would be good to use in my fbs since i'll be hand washing and hanging dry in the hotel room at night. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/thumb.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="thumbs up">
 

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We're moving to MO from PA in January and I'm still trying to decide what to do about the trip. He's still EBF so smell won't be an issue, but I don't know if I want to drag a bag of dirties along w/ us. I guess it'll only be a 2 (maybe 3) day trip and I have enough dipes to last that long so I could just wash as soon as we pull in the driveway. (we're moving in w/ my MIL) I don't know though...part of me doesn't know if using 'sposies would really be that much easier. Besides...I could buy a couple more dipes for as much as it'd cost me to buy sposies to last the trip. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/wink1.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="wink1">
 

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we'll be using sposies for the holidays <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:<br><br>
I just can't bear lugging 5 days worth of dirty dipes home on the plane...yuk!!
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">I will probably use sposies for our few days at my mom's...i haven't decided yet. i mean i could totally wash diapers there. but it seems so difficult for everyone to figure out cloth diapers (even though it's not hard) and my boys get changed by mom, my sisters, whoever, that it's easier just to sposie it.<br>
hm. that fuzzibunz idea is intriguing, though...anybody could do those!</div>
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I always end up using sposies at my mom's for this very reason. Even though I've showed her how easy our cloth is, esp. FBs, she just won't help out if that's what Lily has on. I told her I wanted to get some VB AIOs so she could have some easy "grandma" dipes and instead she bought a pack of sposies to keep at her house. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/irked.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="irked">:<br><br>
So, Lily will be in sposies for Christmas too. Man, that makes me sad. But those little breaks from cloth always remind me how much I love it. I'm always so happy to put her back in cloth the minute we get home!<br><br>
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We'll be in cloth, but I will be staying at MIL's the entire 9 days and she is supportive. If I were doing more traveling like we had origionally thought- we might be doing sposies part time. I hope this works!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/innocent.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="shy">I just hope she doesn't try to make me use bleach like she used to!!!!!!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blush.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blush">
 

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I use sposies all the time when i tavel for the day or overnight. I only have 2 left though abd i'm not willing to spens money on them when i can buy a cute dipe instead.
 

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Haven't decided yet. Granted, we're doing a lot of out-and-back day traveling, but we'll be gone save for sleeping for at least 3 or 4 days. No one changes my kid, so I guess I could use cloth and no one would know. But that's 4 days and I might run out and I won't really have time to wash, unless I stay up late on the 2nd or 3rd night.<br><br>
Actually I might just suck it up because I know my fb's won't leak, but we don't have much luck with disposables. I like the feeling of never having to worry <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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We are not traveling for Christmas this year, thankfully. But we did for Thanksgiving. Flew from Colorado to Connecticut. We used sposies the whole time only b/c we were using up an old stash that was still at my mother's from our last visit. For our next trip I will pack cloth, although I harbor a fear of the airline losing my fluff!! I'll likely only bring fuzzybunz, MEOS, and kissaluvs. Stuff that can easily, though not cheaply, be replaced.<br><br>
We will use sposies on the airplane though. Bless those moms who can do it but I do not want to deal with a day's worth of dirty diapers in my already overpacked carryon. Do what you gotta do. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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We will be gone for 10 days and the first 5 of the trip he'll be in sposies. There is no where to wash and I am NOT bringing 5 days worth of stinky wet diapers back to MIL's. I am bringing the easiest diapers we have, but I always end up changing him anyway. Oh...and flushable liners. His poopies have been BAD lately.
 

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four years ago when we went to NY to see family for a week i brought my cloth. It was ok - but i just didn't enjoy washing them at my sisters. It wasn't calming and therapeutic like it is at home. I felt rushed and frazzled and it was an entire extra suitcase for us to lug<br><br>
this year we go in january and its a quick trip. five days with two days being travel. He'll travel in our cloth, i'll wash it there and he'll wear cloth home...but while we're there he'll wear his cousins disposables since she has plenty of diapers there.<br><br>
i feel a bit weird about it since he's never been in a sposie since the hospital (didn't want meconium stains on his new dipes. LOL)...but again, ya do whatcha gotta do
 

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We are not travelling for Christmas this year, but we did a 15 day trip, with a cross country flight and a car trip down most of the length of California with two in cloth this summer. I just washed right before we left, so that we only had to take home the previous night's dirties plus what we made on the plane. It really was not that big of a deal to me.<br><br>
I fully admit that I am hardcore. I guess it is my way of making up for a late cloth diapering start. :LOL
 

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sposies here too. with having to bring all the presents down and back i just don't have room to pack cloth. if we were driving i'd probably use cloth, but it's hard enough getting all of our other stuff there and back over the holidays. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/blush.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="blush">
 

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We will be using sposies while at my ILs. I brought my cloth when my oldest was about 17 mo (I went to help my SIL with bf her twins, though she ended up not having any troubles at all lol). I had assumed it would be ok to wash them and all while I was there, but I hadn't asked, and I got the feeling that while MIL didn't mind the cloth (changing diapers or anything) she really would rather not have had a bunch of poopy diapers in her washing machine. Since it is *her* washing machine, and we can do sposies if we need to, I'd rather just use the sposies than feel like I'm grossing out my dear, sweet MIL. Plus, a lot of times, she buys the diapers lol. So after that, every time we've visited, if there was a kid in diapers, we use disposies there. I doubt MIL would tell me I can't & wash cloth while I'm there, but I'd rather not ask, kwim? MIL really is wonderful, and hardly bats an eyelash at my, um, "unusual" parenting choices. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink">
 

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<div style="font-style:italic;">We will be using sposies while at my ILs. I brought my cloth when my oldest was about 17 mo (I went to help my SIL with bf her twins, though she ended up not having any troubles at all lol). I had assumed it would be ok to wash them and all while I was there, but I hadn't asked, and I got the feeling that while MIL didn't mind the cloth (changing diapers or anything) she really would rather not have had a bunch of poopy diapers in her washing machine. Since it is *her* washing machine, and we can do sposies if we need to, I'd rather just use the sposies than feel like I'm grossing out my dear, sweet MIL. Plus, a lot of times, she buys the diapers lol. So after that, every time we've visited, if there was a kid in diapers, we use disposies there. I doubt MIL would tell me I can't & wash cloth while I'm there, but I'd rather not ask, kwim? MIL really is wonderful, and hardly bats an eyelash at my, um, "unusual" parenting choices. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/winky.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="Wink"></div>
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I could have TOTALLY written this!<br><br>
Yes, I love my MIL too. Sweet woman and she would never "say" that she was grossed out by the cloth, but I would worry. She always is so considerate of others and would never let on if it bothered her. She is so sensitive too. If I asked her, she would really feel bad if she had to tell me no. Like, it would literally ruin her Christmas. No - sposies will have to work for us on this trip. : )
 
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