Care Of Cloth Diapers

How To Wash Cloth Diapers for the First Time

How To Wash Cloth Diapers for the First Time Washing cloth diapers for the first time is called "prepping" in the cloth diaper world. Before you use cloth diapers on your baby, you need to prep them. A lot of new cloth diaper mommas' get hung up on ...

Wool Diaper Inserts and Covers

My first reaction to wool as a choice fabric for diaper covers was less than informed.I was considering an old scratchy sweater my grandfather had graciously given me.  He had worn it years back when living in Germany.  The colors were beautiful, ...

Purecosheet Review – How To Achieve Anti-Static Cloth Diapers

Cloth diaper laundry. Daunting? Terrifying? Complex? Not entirely. One of my pet peeves when doing my laundry has always been how staticy my microfiber inserts were! So how did I get anti-static cloth diapers, without using fabric softener? From ...

Cloth Diaper Wool Covers ~ Washing? Lanolin?

Why Wear Cloth Diaper Wool Covers? The wool breathes! It allows air to circulate close to the baby's skin, which helps prevent rashes. It also absorbs 30% of its own weight in moisture, and even then it is still dry. A great choice for ...

Deep Clean / Stripping Cloth Diapers – Blue Dawn Hysteria Is Bullcrap!

Keeping It Real! Here I go again, keeping it real! Blue Dawn is all the rave among Cloth Diaper Mammas'. While yes I'll admit it has it's own merits; you do not "have" to use Blue Dawn.  Honestly, I find it ridiculous when I read someone post... ...

What to Do With Moldy Diapers?

The other day I was doing a load of cloth diapers and what do I find? MOLD! What? OMG! Really?? Ugh!!! So there I am holding what I thought was my ruined investment! So I ran to the computer and did some thorough research on eliminating mold in ...

Super Easy Cloth Diaper Washing Instructions That Work!

I'm standing here in my laundry room and started thinking, "Why are there so many confusing Cloth Diaper Wash Instructions online? and What's The Simplest Routine For Washing Cloth Diapers in any washing machine?" I personally have tried all sorts ...

MY BALLS ARRIVED! ~~ Woolzies Dryer Ball Review

This is my Woolzies Dryer Ball Review and GIVEAWAY!!! I am excited to share with you a new product that I picked up a while back – Woolzies wool dryer balls. As a busy mom, laundry is one of those chores that seems to never end. The minute I think I ...

Hanging Cloth Diapers To Dry

I recently have begun hanging cloth diapers to dry instead of using my dryer on the covers. This is something that I just never considered doing when I first started cloth diapering. After prepping (Deep cleaning) my diapers for the first time, I ...

When they’re clean – Storing Cloth Diapers

Over the past few days, I have been discussing the storage of my cloth diapers while they are dirty. You can read them here and here. Today, I thought I would cover storing cloth diapers when they are clean. I wish I could say that I had a perfect ...

My Laundry Room = Diaper Storage Room, Part II

On Monday, I discussed our choice to store our dirty diapers in our laundry room. As I said, we are pleased with how this has worked out. However, one problem did arise quickly after making this switch. What was that problem you ask? Well, since our ...

My Dirty Cloth Diaper Storage Ideas

When I first started with cloth diapers one big decision I had to make was where to store my dirty diapers. In a previous post, I discussed my decision to store my dirty cloth diapers in a dry hanging pail. After deciding how to store my dirty ...

Let’s Begin (Prepping Diapers)

It is always very exciting when brand new cloth diapers arrive. I always want to put them on Jocelyn immediately. However, before using new cloth diapers for the first time they need to be prepped. Prepping is a very easy process that does not ...

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