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I currently use washcloths that we wet with warm water to wash Lillie's bum. But, now that she's older, those trips to the bathroom to wet the rag and wait on the warm water are getting harder since she's getting more wiggly. So, my questions are: Are your children ok with a cold wipe? Also, what is a good solution to store the wipes in? Ideally, I'd like to store the wipes on her changing table in a tupperware and not have to go to the bathroom every time she needs changing. I'd like to hear about others' systems!<br><br>
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I currently use a regular wipes container and fold my cloth wipes in 1/2. Most days its just room tempurature water in the container, but some days I use the soap chip samples that were sent to me with various diaper orders. When I run out of those though, I just plan to use water and just change it daily. My dd doesn't seem to care if its warm or not, though its summer so a nice cool wipe probably feels good on her little tushie.
 

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i keep a small bottle of the solution on a shelf of my changing table and squirt my cloth wipes as needed<br><br>
I use 8 oz of distilled water + 2 tablespoons olive oil + 2 tablespoons of baby wash...mix well <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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I keep a basket of cloth wipes (used to be folded when she was a baby, now just thrown in there!) and a few bottles of homemade wipe solution (2 peri bottles, 1 spray bottle, plus one for the diaper bag). I used distilled water, baby soap (california baby), oil (calendula, apricot, grapeseed, olive, etc.), couple drops of Tea Trea Oil and a couple of drops of Lavendar Oil. It works really well.
 

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I just have a peri bottle filled with water, or if I feel like it, distilled water, a squirt of baby oil, a blob of baby shampoo, and some tea tree oil. The solution with the baby oil is really good when I'm using flatfolds or prefolds with pins, because I can use the wipe to wipe the pin with and it helps it to slide through the cloth better, but then again, I like plain water because I can use it to wet a cloth and wipe his eye or something if it needs to be wiped. I wish I had two peri bottles, haha.
 

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Speaking of two peri bottles...<br><br>
My sister also cloth diapers my niece and nephew and she showed me that in the little travel samples section of target, there are little squirty bottles just like peri bottles. That is what she uses for her wipe solution <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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I just use the wipes warmer with some water, TTO, and Lavender Oil. I make my own flannel wipes and put about 10 or so at a time in the warmer and they're ready to grab when I need them.
 

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I found Little Squirt/Spray bottles in the sample section of Target and I use those with water <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 never found that we needed anything more than water to clean ds, plus his skin was sensitive. When you keep the water bottle (we have a Target one too) on the changing table or whatever, it really doesn't get that cold. Can you set it on the windowsill maybe, so that the sun keeps it warm?
 

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Rather than buy a bottle for the wipes water, we just use an old drinking-water bottle with a pop-up "sport" top. It's great for soaking a wipe quickly with one hand.
 

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I usually just wet a wipe at the sink as needed, but I also keep a squirt bottle at each changing area. After 6 kids I have plenty of old peri bottles, lol! I usually keep plain water in it, but every once in a while I'll put in a tiny bit of apricot oil and baby wash.
 

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i bought a 1/2 liter(ish) sized water bottle from rubbermaid... and i usually fill it half way with water, add a couple small squirts of earth's best baby wash/shampoo, a couple squirts of calendula oil (very soothing to irritated skin), and three drops each of tea tree oil (antibacterial/antifungal) and lavender EO(smells great)... and shake it like crazy... i use an old huggies dipe box and fill it with wipes (flannel rcving blankets cut and serged) folded in half... i soak them all and squeeze them out as i go...<br>
works great for us!!<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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I use a couple of old baby wipes containers (Huggies).<br>
I fill it 1/2-3/4 full with filtered water. Add a few drops of lavender EO, 1-2 of tea tree EO, a few drops of organic olive oil. Mix well. Add cloth wipes (8x8 is a good size) folded in half.<br>
I make up 2 boxes/containers at a time...it usually lasts about 4-7 days & I toss them in with the dipes & wash together.
 
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