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Detergent Doubts - Cloth Diaper Detergent Basics

Posted by Katie on 1/10/2018 to Helpful Tips
Detergent Doubts -  Cloth Diaper Detergent Basics
Ever want to start a hot discussion on social media? Just ask a cloth diapering group what detergent to use, then sit back and watch the fireworks. 

Why is there so much disagreement surrounding detergents?

Easy Tips for Using Cloth Wipes

Posted by Katie on 1/2/2018 to Helpful Tips
Easy Tips for Using Cloth Wipes
Cloth wipes can be intimidating, but they don't have to be! Here are some tips to make using cloth wipes super easy!

Tips for Cloth Diapering at Daycare

Posted by Katie on 1/10/2017 to Helpful Tips
Tips for Cloth Diapering at Daycare
Lots of daycare centres are becoming more open to cloth diapering. Here are a few simple tips to make sending your little one to daycare in cloth much easier! 

Top 3 Reasons Parents Quit Diapering

Posted by Katie on 12/20/2016 to Helpful Tips
Top 3 Reasons Parents Quit Diapering
Here are the top three reasons I have heard from parents who have given up on cloth diapering, and ways to prevent all of them!

Smelly Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 11/1/2016 to Helpful Tips
Smelly Cloth Diapers
Cloth diapers should smell lovely and clean when they come out of the wash. If they smell, don't worry - there is a solution!

Prewashing Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 9/20/2016 to Helpful Tips
Prewashing Cloth Diapers
Cloth diaper laundry is not complicated, but understanding the WHY of each step is helpful, especially when troubleshooting! We'll look at the all important pre-wash cycle to see why it is so important! 

Flushable Liners - To Flush or Not to Flush

Posted by Katie on 7/19/2016 to Helpful Tips
Flushable Liners - To Flush or Not to Flush
Flushable products are popping up all over the place in many forms, including flushable liners for cloth diapers. They make poop disposal much easier, but are they actually safe for plumbing? 

Get the Most Out of Your Gift Registry

Posted by Katie on 7/12/2016 to Helpful Tips
Get the Most Out of Your Gift Registry
Bumbini has a gift registry that allows your friends and family help set you up with all the cloth diapers you need. Here are some tips to make the most of it! 

10 Reasons to Attend a Cloth Diaper Workshop

Posted by Katie on 7/6/2016 to Helpful Tips
10 Reasons to Attend a Cloth Diaper Workshop
Cloth diaper workshops can not only help you decide whether to cloth diaper or not;  they can also increase your knowledge so your cloth diapering journey is easy and successful!

Guide to a Good Cloth Diaper Fit

Posted by Katie on 5/21/2016 to Helpful Tips
Guide to a Good Cloth Diaper Fit
Getting those cloth diapers to fit properly is the first step to making sure you have an easy and successful cloth diapering journey!

Packing A Diaper Bag - What do you actually need?

Posted by Katie on 4/30/2016 to Helpful Tips
Packing A Diaper Bag - What do you actually need?
The first few trips out of the house with a new baby can be daunting. Juggling baby gear, figuring out car seats and timing your trip between feedings can be overwhelming, never mind deciding what you actually need to bring with you! 

Here is a short cheat sheet of some essentials to pack in your diaper bag to make your life easier. 

Prepping New Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 3/8/2016 to Helpful Tips
Prepping New Cloth Diapers
Days of stalking the mailman have paid off, and you have received your fluff mail. You carefully unpack it and admire your beauties. Now what? 

What Do I Need To Start Using Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 3/1/2016 to Helpful Tips
What Do I Need To Start Using Cloth Diapers
You've decided to use cloth diapers, and you sit down at your computer to order them. What needs to be on your shopping list? 

Using Prefold Diapers

Posted by Katie on 2/28/2016 to Helpful Tips
Using Prefold Diapers
Prefolds are amazingly versatile, and can be folded in hundreds of different ways. Sounds easy until you are holding a big rectangle of fabric and a squirming baby, right? Don't worry - here's how to do it.

Cloth Diaper Pails

Posted by Katie on 2/16/2016 to Helpful Tips
Cloth Diaper Pails
Where do I put the dirty diapers? 

Adding Absorbency To Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 2/9/2016 to Helpful Tips
Adding Absorbency To Cloth Diapers
Some phases of cloth diapering are tricky, including when a baby pees enough to drown a full-grown elephant. How do you deal with this?

Modern versus Old Fashioned Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie Mark on 11/24/2015 to Helpful Tips
Modern versus Old Fashioned Cloth Diapers
When most people envision cloth diapering, they have visions of what it was like 60 years ago - big sheets of fabric, diaper pins and rubber pants. How things have changed!

Why Use Cloth - Part 4: The Awesomeness

Posted by Katie on 11/17/2015 to Helpful Tips
Why Use Cloth - Part 4: The Awesomeness
Several months ago I wrote a series of articles on reasons to use cloth diapers. Somehow I forgot to write my very favourite section: the Awesomeness of Cloth!


Snaps or Hook and Loop?

Posted by Katie on 11/11/2015 to Helpful Tips
Snaps or Hook and Loop?
We all know that modern closures are far superior than the safety pins of yore. But which is best - snaps or hook and loop? 

All the Stuff You Need To Know About Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 10/27/2015 to Helpful Tips
All the Stuff You Need To Know About Cloth Diapers
Like a sitcom episode with clips from previous episodes, here is a list of our articles to help you with cloth diapers!

What Do You Do With The Poop?

Posted by Katie on 10/20/2015 to Helpful Tips
What Do You Do With The Poop?
Snappy answers to the most commonly asked question in the cloth diaper world - what do I do with the poop? 

Troubleshooting Leaks in Cloth Diapers

Posted by Katie on 10/14/2015 to Helpful Tips
Troubleshooting Leaks in Cloth Diapers
Leaks do not have to be part of cloth diapering! If you are experiencing leaks, check out this handy flowchart to help get rid of it!

How much will these diapers cost?

Posted by Katie on 9/28/2015 to Helpful Tips
How much will these diapers cost?
An arm? A leg? How much will these diapers cost? (Hint: no limbs are necessary!)

Newborn Diapering - Using Cloth Diapers From Birth

Posted by Katie on 9/16/2015 to Helpful Tips
Newborn Diapering - Using Cloth Diapers From Birth
The birth of your baby is a wonderful, tiring, magical, exhausting experience. Once their little bum arrives in the world, your life is changed. What should you put on that amazing, brand new little bum?

Which Wash Way is Wisest? - Cloth Diaper Laundry Guide

Posted by Katie on 9/12/2015 to Helpful Tips
Which Wash Way is Wisest? - Cloth Diaper Laundry Guide
Every website, blog, forum and Facebook page have conflicting washing instructions. Who should you you believe?