Cloth Diapering, Pregnancy & Parenting Discoveries

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
Purecosheet review

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 the outside, cloth diaper laundry is one of the biggest hang-ups that a lot of people have with choosing cloth over disposables for their babies. When I first started researching, all I could tell about the laundry process was that there were rules, […]
August 10, 2018

Prefold Cloth Diapers And Covers

When most people look at a prefold cloth diapers and covers they think of their grandma pinning it and covering it with a huge white plastic cover.  However, this traditional diapering method has come a long way since then! It is still a very economical diapering choice but has a few modern twists to make it an easy and stylish option as well. What Is A Prefold In Cloth Diaper? Prefolds are rectangular shaped diapers with multiple layers of cotton, hemp, bamboo or other material sewn into […]
August 10, 2018

Sprout Change Diaper System Review

I am always looking for a great new cloth diapering system. However, what I have found is that typically you can only change so much about a diaper. I feel like I have seen it all! That is until I came across the Sprout Change diapering system.  (Starter System can be seen here) This is honestly a truly UNIQUE system. I have never seen anything like it and have fallen completely in love! What the Willow Store has to say about their […]
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

GladRags Review

We all know the reasons to cloth diaper our babies: Health– no toxins in cloth diapers mainly Tributyl-tin (TBT) – a toxic pollutant known to cause hormonal problems in humans and animals.* Environmental– for a disposable diaper to decompose it is estimated to be about 500-800 years, long after your children, grandchildren and great, great, great grandchildren will be gone*. Cost– Prices for disposable diapers come from the least expensive package of  2 popular brands from a discount chain store Grand Total: […]