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Jennifer on November 13th, 2012

  Initially, when I thought of wet bags, I thought cloth diapers – why else would you get one?  Over a decade later,   I still own my trusty Bummis tote bag in large purple and smaller blue from our cloth diaper days.  What was once our wet diaper carrier is now used for wet […]

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Bectoria on October 25th, 2012

. Snappis are a popular alternative to diaper pins for fastening prefolds, flats, or other closureless cloth diapers.  It’s simple to use and is all one piece (one snappi is all you need to fasten a diaper). There are a few things that are important to know about the snappi   Those teeth are pretty sharp.  Be careful not to […]

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Samantha on September 6th, 2012

. DIY Pail Liner – No Serger? No Problem! An important part of cloth diapering is having a place to put the dirty ones until you get a chance to wash them.  This is where your diaper pail and pail liner come in. With diaper making supplies now available at popular craft stores making your […]

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Christina V on August 23rd, 2012

 . I really like having the extra layers up front for my boys.  I hate wasting all the layers at the back, because they just need to keep the poo off the cover.   Start with the prefold seams running horizontally (From bottom to top: Toddler LL, unbleached Premium LL, Red GMD) *LL = Little Lions GMD […]

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Diaper Pin on August 2nd, 2012

    Boingo diaper fasteners get an A+ for ease of use.  I was able to fasten a pair on a squirmy toddler with just one hand the first time I ever tried them (the other hand was holding the camera).   Doesn’t get much easier than that! There are a few things you should know about Boingo: […]

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Diaper Pin on July 12th, 2012

. The newspaper fold gives plenty of absorbency right up front which is ideal for naptime with tummy sleepers.   Lay the diaper out flat on your changing pad Lay the baby on the diaper so that the back edge is about even with her belly button   Fold the bottom edge of the diaper up a few […]

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Samantha on June 28th, 2012

. . A couple of up front tips Using pins is easier if you distract your baby by giving them a toy or something to keep them occupied. This slightly cuts down on the squirm factor and the reduces odds they will yank the pin out of your hand as you fasten the diaper. Storing your […]

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Diaper Pin on March 7th, 2012

  The jellyroll fold is great for containing messy diapers as it creates sidewalls or gussets to help contain loose stools.  It’s probably the fold that gives you the best chance of keeping your cover clean, however it isn’t the easiest fold to use for a wiggly baby. Lay the diaper out flat on your changing […]

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Stephanie Dasher on March 1st, 2012

  1 large flat (this one is an unbleached GMD, not organic) Fold All corners to the middle-notice the gap at the top corner, where it doesn’t make a point? That is because the flat isn’t square, and I don’t adjust it to square first. The reason is that the gap at the top allows the […]

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Diaper Pin on February 23rd, 2012

    Part 1 of this series on prefold folds is sponsored by Babee Greens.   Check out our prefold product reviews.   The bikini twist is a versatile prefold fold.  It is possibly the simplest fold to master and is very forgiving as the “fold” won’t come undone during the change if you’re dealing […]

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