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Ds will be 3 in 3 months. His Fuzzi Bunz are wearing out in the elastic on the legs. I can't sew- at all, so I can't fix them. It's beginning to really irritate me. lol<br>
I've thought about seeing if someone could re-sew elastic in them, but I don't even know how much that would cost, and I'm not sure I want to invest much money for the little bit of time (maybe) we'll still need to use them.<br><br>
Would it make sense to buy more cd's? I was actually thinking of buying some training pants like the Snap EZ aio or pockets, or the Cloth Thoughts PUL trainers. Ds has no interest in potty training at the moment (his answer is always "when I'm bigger" lol). Would the Snap EZ or Cloth Thoughts be useful for a child who isn't potty training? He doesn't pee *often* anymore, so it wouldn't be a big deal to change his diaper soon after every pee, (if he'd let me know, that is).<br>
My thought was that they might work as diapers for now, and that at some point it might come in handy that he'd be able to pull them down on his own.<br><br>
But would it make more sense to just use the Fuzzi Bunz as much as I can stand, and use disposables for the rest of the time, for now?<br>
Then when ds is actually ready to potty train, I could get some cloth trainers that would be less like diapers, and would let him feel wet (like the much cheaper Kushies training pants that I can get for less than half the price of the Snap EZ)? What would be the most economical choice?
 

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It's ALWAYS a good idea to buy more fluff!<img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/lol.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="lol"> Just kidding. No really, if you plan on having more children, then you could save them for that. And if not, you could resell tham for a good portion of what you paid for them, should he pt soon. I figure, if he will use $50 worth of 'sposies a month for 6 more months, that is $300, and you could definately get some fuzzi bunz or whatever other diaper for that! Plus then say you resell them for half (I'm sure you could get more, but lets figure low) you'll make back $150. So you save $ and you get to buy fluff! Win/win situation in my book!
 

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Honestly if hes no showing any signs of PL yet I'd go for it. I would suggest cloth where when hes ready can help transation him such as snap EZ AIO or pocket trainers, side snapping fitted that can be pulled up and down like motherease sandys. FWIW we bought DD "XL" (for rise) stash at around 3 she trained at at little under 4.5 so they deffiently got there use. We also didn't need as many diapers a dozen got us through 2-3 days. (sposies at night)
 

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I'd buy more.<br><br>
I know sooooo many people with 3.5 year olds who are just potty training.<br><br>
Your son could be in CDs for 8 more months. That is a lot of disposables.<br><br>
If your son PLs before that, you could always sell the barely-used diapers on diaperswappers or on the trading post here. Fuzzi Bunz go up to 45 lbs, right? Those are some stretchy diapers.<br><br>
I think it will cost you a lot less to buy the cloth diapers even if it is only for a few months.<br><br>
Also...if you end up going disposable, you might end up with Pull-Ups or some other disposable training pants and those are $$$$. They are the most expensive of all disposables, but so many parents (myself included) get sucked into using them because they are much easier than diapers once your children can stand and pull them up themselves. It is a slippery slope...<br><br>
CD are ~~much much~~ cheaper than a few months of Pull-Ups.
 

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Yes we had snap EZ AIOs that we used as DD preschool diaper and easily lasted the full 2 hours probably about three.
 

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I would get more if it were me....but if your son isn't peeing a ton, I think I'd look into getting some trainers (and maybe a couple of heavier duty ones for nights)....if you got some trainers that were good for one pee, he would definitely get some use out of those as he shows PL interest. I would check out the potty training options at Zoom Baby Gear....she makes 4 different trainer options and they look really neat....she has a hyena cart with some that are premade and you can go to her regular site to get custom ones made....but go to her regular site and read about the different options. I think when my son hits that PLing stage, I will try these pants....I used something else with my son and daughter and they worked well for nights but were so hard to clean well.
 

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Thanks! I'm definitely thinking it would be fun to buy a couple of new diapers. lol.<br>
His Fuzzi Bunz are wearable, they just annoy me because I can't get some of them tight enough around the legs because of the elastic. And none of them are tight enough around the waist. They used to fit really well, but he got taller and skinnier! He wore a size Large since he was 6 months old, or even younger. lol.<br>
I bought a pair of Kushies training pants yesterday from Sears, and ds won't wear them. He wanted his regular diaper on. Sigh. I even told him that he could pee in the Kushies like his normal diapers, but he wanted nothing to do with it.<br>
I think a pocket trainer with snaps would be ok though. Maybe the kushies just didn't feel like there was enough stuff between his legs.<br><br>
hmmm...I've been doing some online shopping, and I feel like I really *need* to buy some. lol.
 

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Anyone know how kushies pocket trainers fit? I found this size chart <a href="http://www.thestorkwearhouse.com/trainpants.htm#hheinys" target="_blank">http://www.thestorkwearhouse.com/trainpants.htm#hheinys</a><br>
and it looks like a medium is the smallest that would fit his waist and thighs, but the rise is really big! It's 21 inches.<br>
I measured it over his Fuzzi Bunz, and I got about 18 inches. His Fuzzi Bunz measured flat are 17 inches from front to back, and they fit just fine.<br>
So will these not work?<br><br>
I'm really looking into Snap EZ. They look great, except they don't have very many good color combos for boys, imo.<br><br>
oh, and you can spam me too <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 
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