Cloth Diapering

Lesson 52: Caring for your cloth diapers (cloth diaper tutorial, part 3)

Lesson 52: Caring for your cloth diapers (cloth diaper tutorial, part 3)

It was easy to reach the decision to cloth diaper. It was a little more challenging to choose the type of diaper we would use. But the hardest part was actually learning how to care for our diapers. I knew that we should wash them separately from other clothes and I knew that we had […]

Lesson 51: Choosing the right cloth diapers (cloth diaper tutorial, part 2)

Lesson 51: Choosing the right cloth diapers (cloth diaper tutorial, part 2)

Choosing the cloth diapers that work best for your family is really important. The start-up cost isn’t cheap, so you better love what you buy. It can be a little overwhelming in the beginning, so I’ve broken it down into steps. 1. Before choosing a brand, choose a type. There are about a gazillion types of cloth […]

Lesson 50: The benefits of cloth diapering (cloth diaper tutorial, part 1)

Lesson 50: The benefits of cloth diapering (cloth diaper tutorial, part 1)

Cloth diapering was something I definitely considered while I was pregnant, but I eventually decided I wasn’t going to do it. I was already so overwhelmed with all the other new stuff – and I had no idea what it was going to be like to have a newborn – so I chose to go […]

Lesson 42: Diaper rash is a pain in the butt

Lesson 42: Diaper rash is a pain in the butt

I mentioned in a previous post that we deal with diaper rash by letting J sit in a warm bath with 8 ounces of baking soda mixed in. After his bath, we allow him plenty of “naked time” to let his bottom air dry and to just give him a break from a diaper. When it’s […]

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