My Intro to Cloth Diapers: Not Just Prefolds & Plastic Pants Anymore I have been around cloth diapers my entire life. As a child, my mother used cloth diapers on me. Can you picture it- prefolds and pins and plastic pants? I always wanted a big family, but diapers are so expensive! When I was a young adult, a friend was diapering her new baby and was using prefold diapers and diaper covers. This was a far cry from the plastic pants of my youth. Having no younger siblings, my only experience with diapers was with babysitting. All of the
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Monday, April 22 is Earth Day, a time to celebrate things that encourage environmental responsibility. Cloth diapers are a great way to reduce your environmental impact every day, on Earth Day and beyond! That’s why we began Change 3 Things. We hope you will join us and pledge to change (at least) three cloth diapers each day. We chose three diapers because we feel it’s an attainable goal. Even if your daycare doesn’t accept cloth diapers, you can change three cloth diapers each day. Even three cloth diapers a day can have significant impact. Are you up for the challenge?
Now that the weather is warming up for most of us, you’ll notice there are a lot more opportunities to get outside and have some fun with your kids at organized events such as farmers markets, music festivals, art festivals, and other local or civic events. We are particularly blessed to live in a large urban area that offers a ton of family friendly activities. One of our favorite activities is a nearby art festival, which we can walk to from our house. Over the past few years, we’ve taken our children as babies and toddlers to various events and
When it comes to internet shopping, I have a terrible habit of filling my shopping cart and getting distracted by my little ones before I ever actually checkout. Sound familiar? I know how frustrating it can be to forget something you need, especially being a mom of four who’s run out of my favorite cloth diaper laundry detergent unexpectedly. Are you on the fence about trying hemp inserts for overnight? (Seriously, just buy them, you’ll LOVE them!) Do you need a new Burt’s Bees Lip Balm because your last one went through the dryer or melted in your car? Is