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Bree on July 17th, 2012

. Pin the Spotlight  Beyond the Forums  Meet Erin Many of our forum members have been cloth diapering for years and and their knowledge is invaluable to the cloth diapering community.  This week, join Bree as she interviews long time Diaper Pin forum member Erin. Erin is a stay-at-home mama making her home on a […]

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Jodi Kulka on February 28th, 2012

  Pin the Spotlight Beyond the Forums Meet Kinga Urban Many of our forum members have been cloth diapering for years and and their knowledge is invaluable to the cloth diapering community.  We start this biweekly series by interviewing long time Diaper Pin forum member Kinga Urban.  Kinga is a WAHM to 5 children, 3 still in diapers, […]

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cathycagle on April 15th, 2004

  Diaper Pails were an area of great confusion for me when first getting going with cloth diapering. I knew where to buy pails for disposable diapers – but couldn’t find a thing meant to accommodate cloth diapers. Envisioning a virtual stink bomb in the baby’s room made me feel panicked! While I still try […]

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Heather Sanders on December 15th, 2002

The SDA (Soap and Detergent Association) logically states: “To understand what is needed to achieve effective cleaning, it is helpful to have a basic knowledge of the soap and detergent chemistry.”(1) Now, this isn’t going to be a lesson in Chemistry – hopefully, you’ve already made that rite of passage in high school and/or college, […]

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Heather Sanders on May 8th, 2002

Okay, so you’ve researched the type of diapers that you want and have purchased them . . . you may even have them tucked away or neatly folded into your baby’s diaper closet, changing table, bins or wherever.  Now the questions linger about the storage of soiled diapers between washings.  Thoughts like, “Should I use […]

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Heather Sanders on April 21st, 2002

  What is the difference between Baking Soda and Washing Soda? One of the main questions that we get asked regarding laundry is about the usage of Baking Soda and/or Washing Soda. There is much conflicting information across the diapering sites and diapering boards online. Many are concerned that Baking Soda will build-up on their […]

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Heather Sanders on January 15th, 2002

  You may be wondering if the use of distilled white vinegar is truly essential in your cloth diaper wash. After all, there seems to be such a good amount to remember as it is, and if you can cut something out of the routine, vinegar seems to be the most viable option. Well, let […]

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Diaper Pin on February 15th, 2001

  You carefully chose the best detergent to use for your baby’s clothing…so you thought. You got a dye free, fragrance free detergent that claims to be tested for sensitive skin. But you didn’t know to look out for “whitening enzymes”. 3 women found this out the hard way when they tried Arm and Hammer’s […]

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