Check the latest post!

Below you will find the most recent post from our entire website.

March 19, 2012
hemp inserts

An Overnight Update With My Hemp Inserts

In past posts, such as this one, I have mentioned that we struggle with containing overnight leaks. This is true whether we use cloth or disposable. It is very difficult for either to contain my heavy wetter’s 12- 13 hours of soiling. Consequently, my quest over the past few weeks has been trying to eliminate these overnight leaks. Pocket Diapers Although I could have given up on pockets and tried another system, my stubbornness wanted to keep trying to make my pocket diapers […]
March 9, 2012
overstuffing

Overstuffing Cloth Diapers?

As I have mentioned before, my dear Jocelyn is a heavy wetter. Thus, I have been accumulating extra inserts to help with this situation. I have a variety of inserts in hemp, minky, and microfiber. As I have be amassing these inserts I have been adding more and more into each pocket diaper and I have learned a lesson; overstuffing is just as much a leak risk as understuffing. My personality tells me that if 2 inserts are good, then 3 inserts are even […]
February 17, 2012
hemp inserts

My Super Soaker And Our New Hemp Inserts

I believe that I have mentioned previously that my little girl is quite the heavy wetter. I have even taken to calling her a super soaker. For months now, her dad and I have been trying to find ways to make her diapers absorbent enough to avoid leaks. I had heard very good things about hemp inserts/doublers so I finally splurged and purchased a few [you can find them here]. My Decision I first decided to give hemp inserts a try because […]
February 4, 2012
front load vs top load

Best Washing Machine For Cloth Diapers

Have you ever wondered what is the Best Washing Machine For Cloth Diapers? Yesterday, one of my readers asked me an excellent question. I did not immediately have the answer, but the question intrigued me, so I did a bit of research. The gist of the question was this: Is a top loader washing machine or a front loader washing machine better for washing diapers, especially concerning avoiding leaks? I have only ever used a top loading washing machine to wash my […]
January 23, 2012
Defense Against Cloth Diaper Leaks

Do Cloth Diapers Leak? Yes! Here’s How To Stop The Leaks

Cloth Diaper Leaks An Introduction Do cloth Diapers Leak? Yes, in my experience, diaper leaks are part of parenthood, whether using disposable diapers or cloth diapers. Not a pleasant part of parenthood, but a real part nonetheless. Due to a variety of reasons, I have had to use both cloth and disposable diapers with Jocelyn. With both types of diapers, I have experienced some leaking. What I have observed is that disposable diapers and cloth diaper leaks in different ways. Disposable Diaper […]