August 11, 2018
How I cloth diaper my son

How to Cloth Diaper

This precious child (and two others) are depending on me to set an example, change the world, do the best for them. So, I decided to cloth diaper. I only wish I had been willing to try it sooner! Research Before you decide on cloth, do your research. There are many different brands and types of diapers to choose from. I decided on “Pocket Diapers” for our family. For the purpose of this post, all information is in regards to “Pocket Diapers”. If you choose […]
August 10, 2018

Cheap Diapers – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of it!

Writing on this topic will not make me too many friends, but I want to make sure you know that choosing cloth diapers, no matter what kind they are, is an incredibly responsible choice that I will tirelessly support. I’ve also said many of times that these diapers do, in fact, work for many people. However, there are many other sustainable ways to get “cheap” diapers, which will be covered in a blog post next week. I’ve seen this situation play out […]
August 10, 2018
Travelling With Toddlers On Long Haul Flights

Traveling With Toddlers On Long Haul Flights

Even under the best of circumstances, air travel can be stressful these days. Packing, arriving at the airport on time, getting through security, and dealing with flight delays can wear on you. Add an infant to the scenario, and it can be even more taxing, but proper preparation can ease the process for everyone.   Traveling With Toddlers On Long Haul Flights Part 1   Here’s a link to download the schedule – FREE Toddler Flight Day Schedule Planner   Traveling With Toddlers […]
August 10, 2018
Cloth Diapering Myths

Cloth Diapering Myths

Helloooooo readers!  I’m Nici, “The Monday Girl”.  I’m so excited to be a part of this site and am really looking forward to sharing my knowledge of cloth diapering!  So let’s jump right in, shall we? I never really had an “ah-ha” moment where I suddenly knew I was going to cloth diaper.  Some people say I’m brave for using cloth.  Brave?  Me?  Yes, just call me NICI THE POOP WARRIOR.  She’s fearless!  So brave!  She’ll wipe the poop right outta that […]
August 10, 2018
Cloth Diapers vs Disposable

Cloth Diapers vs Disposable

When I found out I was pregnant with my third child, the first thought that came to my mind was “How on Earth am I going to pay for all the diapers?” My two youngest are only 11 months apart; therefore, they were both going to be in diapers at the same time for 12+ months! I used disposable diapers for my first child and knew how incredibly expensive it could get. I knew there had to be a better way and […]
August 10, 2018

How Many Reusable Nappies Do I Need?

When starting a cloth diaper stash it can be a little overwhelming.  You don’t want to over purchase, but you don’t want to do three loads of laundry a day either! So how many reusable nappies do I need? To answer this question we will need to look at a couple factors. Diapers with covers:   A “diaper” would be defined in this situation as a fitted diaper, prefold, flat, any snap-in insert, or stand-alone insert. As a general rule, you will […]
August 10, 2018
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Cloth Diaper Accessories ~ Do I Need That?

If you have searched online or been to a cloth diapering store you will know that there are so many cloth diapering accessories available that it can be overwhelming. What are all the accessories for, and what do you really need? I am going to give an overview of some common cloth diaper accessories, their purpose, and who may want to give them a go. Cloth Diaper Accessories Snappi– The Snappi is a great cloth diapering invention for those mommas who are […]
August 7, 2018

Cheap Cloth Diaper Packages

Every new cloth diaper mama wants to know where to get cheap cloth diaper packages and how to get cheap cloth diaper packages! I was no exception. I’m guessing since you landed on this page, you are in search of the best cloth diapers for the least amount of money.  Here’s how I did it. First thing! Remember even if you spend $1000 on cloth diapers and have an AWESOME HUGE stash you still will have saved money over disposable diapers! Most […]
August 7, 2018
Traveling With Cloth Diapers

11 Tips For Traveling With Cloth Diapers Without Drama

Several customers have contacted me at Why Cloth Diaper recently seeking advice about traveling with cloth diapers. Should they do it? Can they do it? Are there any tricks? The short answer is yes, of course, you can take that fun summer vacation with your family and continue using cloth diapers along the way. We won’t tell you how to wash your diapers; you already know that. However, there are several things to think about as you plan and pack for your […]