It’s Truly Genius Tuesday! Today we’re going to discover the true genius behind Lovelace. This colorful print joined our Genius Series in September 2011 along with Albert. The Countess of Lovelace is a pretty cool chick. She lived in the 1800’s, but is considered the world’s first computer programmer. Who is the Countess of Lovelace? Ada Lovelace was a mathematician who wrote the first algorithm for the first computer program in the mid-1800s. Her contributions to computer science were not discovered until the mid-1900s, but she has since received many posthumous honors for her work. In 1980, the U.S. Department of Defense named
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Last fall, Cotton Babies launched their new and improved Elemental All-In-One cloth diaper. As the third version of the Elemental created, it has the best of both designs from the previous two versions. All three of these diapers are one-size, fitting babies 8-35 lbs, and feature organic cotton inserts, so no stuffing needed. While these features did not change between the three versions, there are a few features that did. Here’s are the major differences between the three versions to help you compare, contrast and find the best diaper for your family. Original Elemental (OBGE) The Original Elemental was first created in 2009
It’s Truly Genius Tuesday, and we’re taking you on a trip with Osa! Osa Johnson was married to adventure, she shared her love story with the world as an author, explorer, photographer, filmmaker and naturalist. With her husband, Martin Johnson, by her side, she explored and documented the unknown lands of Africa, South Pacific Islands and more. Osa joined our Genius Series in December 2014. Married to adventure “I went to Africa…for just the same reason that lots of girls settled down on Main Street back home—just to be with my husband,” – Osa Johnson, Photoplay article “A Wife in Africa”.
It’s the million dollar question: “What do I need to start using cloth diapers?” Well, do you know the answer? If not, that’s okay. We just can’t give you $1,000,000. Getting started with cloth diapers and building a stash is easy, although it takes a bit of planning. Here’s how you can begin: Purchase 24 cloth diapers in the style of your choice. Why 24? Newborns often go through eight to 10 cloth diapers a day, and we recommend washing your cloth diapers every other day to avoid stink, mold, mildew and other issues. With 24 diapers, you also have a few
So if you’ve learned all the benefits of cloth diapering and are ready to get started, one of the first things you’ll do is to build up your cloth diaper stash. It doesn’t need to be overwhelming – I have some tips to make it easier! Buy BEFORE baby. The average stash consists of at least 24 diapers. If you can start buying one cloth diaper per week around the 15th week of your pregnancy, you’ll be ready to go once baby arrives! Buy diaper packages. This often saves you money, not just on individual diaper pricing, but also on
Alicia Boole Stott, better known as “The Princess of Polytopia,” was a Irish-English mathematician who not only introduced the meaning of the word “polytope,” but was also one of the first to explore the fourth dimension. Alicia was an outside-the-box thinker who saw beauty from all angles. Math Ran in the Family It seems that this “mathematic-genius aptitude” ran in her blood. Her father, George Boole, was a mathematician, educator, philosopher, and logician. He even has a form of algebra named after him, Boolean algebra, which has played a major part in the development of digital electronics and programming languages.
Introducing our Newest Genius Series Print, Maggie! Meet Maggie, the newest addition to the Genius Series and this week’s Truly Genius Tuesday feature! This lovely print has been in the works for quite awhile, so we are very excited to finally reveal her to you! Who was Maggie? Maggie Lena Walker was an African American mother, teacher, businesswoman, community leader, a civil rights activist, and the first female bank president in the United States. Maggie founded the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank in 1903 as a result of her dedication to the Independent Order of St. Luke (IOSL), an organization that cared
We’ve added a classic to our collection! We heard you loud and clear – you wanted a black diaper and now it’s here! Fearless is bold and strong, yet chic and stylish, making it the perfect little black diaper. This classic hue is here to stay, and is available and currently shipping in the following bumGenius and Flip cloth diapers and accessories. bumGenius Freetime All-In-One Cloth Diaper bumGenius Original 5.0 Pocket Cloth Diaper NEW! bumGenius Elemental All-In-One Cloth Diaper bumGenius Littles Newborn Cloth Diaper bumGenius Diaper Pail Liner Flip One-Size Cloth Diaper Cover You have a chance to add this classic
Valentine’s Day may be over, but we’re still in the spirit of celebrating love… and we love to give! Our Put On Love series does just that… It illustrates unity and support that drives the Cotton Babies community. It represents the connection we share as moms while showcasing the unique relationship that makes it all possible. From cloth diapers and wet bags to blankets and coffee mugs, this special product line includes a variety of products to love on both mama and baby. Here are just a few of of our favorites in the Put On Love Series. Love Cloth Diapers. As
The story of the Never Were bumGenius diapers A few months ago, we were looking through some drawers and realized that we had some sample fabric of print proposals sitting in our drawers. For one reason or another, we had decided that these prints were not going to be made into production diapers. You could say we had a drawer-full of bumGenius print fabric that “never were.” Knowing that someone would love these prints, we asked our product designer to make some bumGenius Original Pocket Diapers using this fabric. With only a little bit of fabric to work with, we were only able to create