We hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your families and friends! We are pleased to introduce you to our newest bumGenius and Flip diaper print: Wolfgang. Wolfgang Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was a prolific composer whose work significantly shaped classical music. He created more than 600 works of music, including the twelve variations on the French folk song “Ah! vous dirai-ie, maman”, better known as the famous melody for the lullaby Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star. Jane Taylor, an English poet, wrote the oft uncredited lyrics to this children’s poem. Children sing those lyrics to a melody used in a
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Shop local this Small Business Saturday! Did you know Cotton Babies manufactures bumGenius, Flip, Elemental Joy, Econobum, Hemp Babies, Elemum and MilkDaze?! That’s right – all of these brands are made by this small business. We’ve been selling natural parenting products in St. Louis, Missouri since 2002! Small Business Saturday If you’re local, be sure to stop by this Small Business Saturday. Did you know we moved? This is a great chance to come say hi at our new store in Fenton! We also carry some other fantastic brands made by other St. Louis-owned small businesses. Lottie Life This line
I’ve found that the longer I use cloth diapers, the more resistant I am to buying disposable diapers. Several weeks ago, my family had some traveling to do. First, we spent Labor Day weekend at my sister-in-law’s lake house. Then, we drove from the Midwest to Destin, Florida. I thought this would be a great time to use Flip disposable inserts full-time. Traveling with little ones can be daunting, but making plans in advance helped to keep things running smoothly. As much as I love my baby’s cloth diapers, I wanted to enjoy a carefree vacation and that didn’t involve
Cotton Babies started out as a baby retailer selling baby slings. Then, our owner, Jenn Labit, went on to make her own cloth diaper inserts. In 2005, she created bumGenius cloth diapers. Since then, we’ve expanded our brands and make lots of (we think) cool products that help make life easier for parents and eliminate waste. Cotton Babies products have a focus on baby, but many can be used by the entire family. Here’s a breakdown of our evergrowing product assortment, the majority of which are made in the USA! bumGenius bumGenius is where it all started. These cloth diapers are
Having a cloth diaper that fits properly is incredibly important — especially if you want to prevent leaks. But when it comes to cloth diaper fit, how do you really know what’s right? Every baby is different, and there are many different types of cloth diapers available so fit can often vary. With that being said, there are a few commonalities that will help you know you’ve got a good cloth diaper fit every time. To check the fit, first, pick up your baby’s legs after putting the diaper on and observe how it hugs their bottom. Is it snug?
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”.
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
Truly Genius Tuesday has returned! Since today is Valentine’s Day, which is traditionally filled with all things pink and red and lovely, we decided to feature Maathai. This sweet print joined our Genius Series with Irwin in March of 2013. What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; ~ William Shakespeare, Romeo & Juliet (1) In addition to her wonderful accomplishments, this genius is known for being a bit of a tongue twister around Cotton Babies. She sells sea shells by the sea shore… well no… our Genius didn’t sell sea shells
We kind of love love…. all things love! And since this is the month known for celebrating love, we have something new and special to go with your favorite bumGenius and Flip cloth diapers… A new Genius Series baby tee in all of its lovely Valentine goodness! You may have noticed we kind of have a thing for this raglan-style tee as featured on our Genius Series Mozart and Sierpinski baby tees. What can we say? We believe a tiny genius should be stylish. Set your little cupid up with a Be Mine T-shirt and complete the look with a bumGenius Freetime