Washing Cloth Diapers in Hard Water - a list of dos and don'ts

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Washing Cloth Diapers in Hard Water - a list of dos and don'ts
If you are washing in hard water, minerals from the water can over time get left behind and lodged in the fibers of your diapers. This mineral build-up can lead to repellency and stink issues – and if left untreated can also lead to diaper rash and open sores. Below are some do’s and don’ts of washing your cloth diapers in hard water:

Are So-called Eco-Friendly Diapers Actually Better for the Planet?

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Are So-called Eco-Friendly Diapers Actually Better for the Planet?

Eco-friendly diapers aim to be friendlier to the environment by having less of an impact on waste and landfills. But not all eco-friendly diapers are created equal, and the term “eco-friendly” is often thrown around alongside other buzzwords like organic, biodegradable, and non-toxic, making it confusing to know what you’re actually getting when you purchase these types of diapers.

Cloth Diaper Detergents - What to Look for in a Cloth Diaper-Friendly Detergent

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Cloth Diaper Detergents - What to Look for in a Cloth Diaper-Friendly Detergent
Choosing the right detergent for your diapers is important. The right detergent will keep your diapers smelling fresh and retain absorbency. Here are the five things you should watch out for when selecting a detergent.

Preventing Stiffness, Leaks, and Odors with Your Pooters Hemp Fitted

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Preventing Stiffness, Leaks, and Odors with Your Pooters Hemp Fitted
How to wash and care for your Pooters Overnight Hemp fitted diaper so it lasts you a lifetime.

Cloth Diaper Friendly Detergents: A List of What Detergents You Should Use on Your Cloth Diapers

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Cloth Diaper Friendly Detergents: A List of What Detergents You Should Use on Your Cloth Diapers
The key to simple laundering with cloth diapers is choosing the right detergent. Some detergents have other ingredients in them that when used on cloth diapers over time create build up on the diapers causing them to retain odors and become less absorbent.

Benefits of the Pooters Overnight Hemp Fitted

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Benefits of the Pooters Overnight Hemp Fitted

Benefits of the Pooters Overnight Hemp Fitted By: Dakota Wilson Pooters hemp is organic! Woot woot Pooters overnight hemp fitted absorbs 31oz Hemp/Cotton is natural so it doesn’t stink or hold onto odors! Great for heavy wetters! Hemp in general is very absorbent, and fitteds provide even more! My experience using the Pooters hemp fitted and wool shorties.... In my 3 years of cloth diapering I have never used a cloth overnight. If I couldn’t get a diaper to last more than 4 hours during the day, how was I going to be able to find something to use overnight? My baby...

Benefits of Merino Wool

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Benefits of Merino Wool

Benefits of using Pooters Merino Wool Shorties with the Overnight Hemp Fitted! Before finding Pooters diapers I’ve only ever just heard of wool.  The thought of learning how to use them intimidated me, so I never tried them.  I had also never used cloth diapers overnight because finding something with the amount of absorbency needed seemed impossible. I had simply come to the conclusion that I probably never would use wool and I just wouldn’t cloth diaper overnight. BUT seeing Pooters wool and hemp fitted together seemed like the perfect combo to finally get me to try it! Using wool is...

Mama Learns to Cloth Diaper [ How we got started and transitioning from part-time to full-time cloth diapering]

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Mama Learns to Cloth Diaper [ How we got started and transitioning from part-time to full-time cloth diapering]

Global pandemic have you wondering if you should start cloth diapering? Looking to have a more sustainable diaper routine? Wanting to save some money? Like the look of all those cute diaper prints?   Whatever the reason you have considered cloth diapering your child, hello and welcome!   Thank you for joining in on the cloth diaper journey. ✨   Before I became a mom myself my cloth diaper knowledge consisted of horror stories my mom would tell me of my dad pinning my older sister to her diaper (ouch!)  Not the best intro to the world of cloth diapering,...

Parenting Outtakes

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Parenting Outtakes

One Saturday morning, I took out the big can of high-adhesive primer that we bought for this project. I primed one side of the cabinet doors and allowed it to dry. I went inside to tend to my newborn and switch duties with my husband to allow him to go work on painting the interior of the camper. Somewhere in the shuffle, my middle child (dubbed “the crazy one”) snuck outside to see what everyone was up to out there.

Well, there is nothing this child loves more than a can of paint.

Letting Go of Parenting Expectations

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Letting Go of Parenting Expectations
You see, the thing about parenting is that it’s going to go your way about 5% of the time. The other 95% is all about adapting. 

Parenting Outtakes 2

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Parenting Outtakes 2
My neighbor told her child it was okay and sent him back to play and apologized for him being a tattle-tale. I said that was no problem, but I couldn’t help but think to myself, “Jeeze, talk about terrible timing!” given our conversation topic.

5 Reasons Not to Sleep on Cloth Diapering

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5 Reasons Not to Sleep on Cloth Diapering
Warning: you might get addicted to collecting cloth diapers. 
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